Daily Archives: June 19, 2015

Pavas man detained in another case of fraud via Internet ads

Judicial agents detained an individual Thursday they said was the outside man for a ring of scammers who are operating out of the nation’s prisons. The 23-year-old man was detained in  Lomas del Río en Pavas. The Judicial Investigating Organization … Continue reading

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Old photo of a national hero surfaces and becomes a gift to country

By the late 1850s portrait photography was well established. The science of taking photos evolved from the mid-1830s as newer procedures and chemicals reduced the time needed to expose a film from hours to a few seconds. One of those … Continue reading

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A touch of Coney Island at July 4 picnic

Those who go to the American Colony Committee Independence Day bash better be hungry. The committee reports that 3,500 Nathan’s Famous hot dogs will be available. And they will be grilled, not drowned in hot water, picnic organizers promise There … Continue reading

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Infinito case comes to a key point

Dear A.M. Costa Rica: Regarding the Las Crucitas arbitration; The initial meetings of the arbitration tribunal, addressing charges that Costa Rica breached terms of the Canada Costa Rica Bilateral Investment Treaty, are being held soon. The setting is the International … Continue reading

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Weekend weather favors Central Valley and Pacific

A high pressure areas southeast of the United States in the Atlantic is responsible for winds that have been seen in the Central Valley and on the northern Pacific coast. The high pressure area also means that the weekend, which … Continue reading

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Drug sweep probably included some prescriptions

Expats who want to bring medicines from their home country have a tough time when the pills are not listed with the Ministerio de Salud. More than one has complained via email that their important drug shipment was left immersed … Continue reading

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