Today the trial begins of Carlos Howden Pascal who is accused of laundering money provided him by an associate in the United States. He was detained June 2, 2011 in a made-for-television raid that showed police breaking into his Limón home while he stood in his underwear on the second floor watching them. The Poder Judicial said that 14 witnesses will testify.
The suspect is well known because he was the president of the Limón first division soccer club. The trial is in San José.