Daily Archives: February 6, 2017

Fake products confiscated in San José, Cartago

Judicial agents raided 12 stores Thursday in Cartago and San José and confiscated more than 2,500 items with fake trademarks, they said. The Judicial Investigating Organization said the items were lunch buckets, bags, cosmetics and backpacks, among others. Agents were … Continue reading

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A gardener can find seed on the menu

Costa Rica is a wonderful place to go out to eat. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, it doesn’t matter, it’s always a good experience especially for a gardener. Back in the States, we would go out to a restaurant and be seated … Continue reading

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Judiciary reports that surviving victim identified murder suspect

The Poder Judicial has reported that the surviving victim of the Liberia mass murders has identified the man agents detained Friday morning. The man has been identified as Gerardo Ríos Mairena, 33, who had been living temporarily in Barrio la … Continue reading

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Man who created famous film about sharks dies in Florida waters

The cameraman and producer who created the documentary “Sharkwater” has died in the ocean off Florida while working on a sequel. He was Robert Stewart, a Canadian, whose body was found Friday. He was eulogized immediately by Paul Watson, the … Continue reading

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Multiple shootings punctuate the weekend in Central Valley

Escazú residents and visitors got a glimpse of the gunplay that has been plaguing the nation Sunday. Fuerza Pública officers stopped a taxi in San Rafael de Escazú early Sunday and blocked a main street for hours while investigators sought … Continue reading

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Nosara cocaine case going to trial

A Nosara man goes on trial Wednesday on the allegation that he sold cocaine and crack cocaine from his home in Barrio Hollywood. The case is in the  Tribunal Penal de Nicoya. The Poder Judicial identified the suspect by the … Continue reading

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PriceSmart will open in Santa Ana

PriceSmart, Inc., said Friday that it would open a new store in Santa Ana to join the six that already are operating here. PriceSmart, Inc., styles its stores as warehouse clubs where shoppers have to pay a membership to make … Continue reading

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Sala IV decides to protect child support deadbeats

The Sala IV constitutional court has given the judiciary 30 days to hide the identification of individuals who are barred from leaving the country. The Poder Judicial had set up a Web site where individuals could find out if they … Continue reading

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