Daily Archives: March 6, 2017

Arroyos are more than fleeting stream

What perfect weather for a walk here is Aguacate. The tropical sun is beating down from a cloudless sky. The thermometer has hit 87 degrees F (okay, Metric Man, 30 degrees C), and there is not a breath of wind. … Continue reading

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Constitutional court declares new proposed tax law is legal

The legislature is poised to enact a rewrite of the corporate tax because the Sala IV ruled that the proposed law is not unconstitutional. The Poder Judicial announced the court decision Friday. This is the measure that is estimated to … Continue reading

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Sexual harassment now seen as a crime

A high IQ is not necessary to know that very few women are attracted to men who hurl obscene comments, make obscene gestures or otherwise behave like fools. But actions like this can have consequences beyond traditional scorn. The Fuerza … Continue reading

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Judiciary says one agent was leaking info

The judiciary said Friday that one of its investigators has been leaking information to a drug gang. The judiciary said that the agent, who was not identified, has been detained as part of a raid in Pérez Zeledón. He was … Continue reading

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Bird causes more problems than tourists thought

Two Canadian tourists brought their pet cockatoo to Costa Rican for a vacation, and they have ended up in legal trouble. Costa Rican law does not differentiate between members of the parrot family snatched from the wilds and one that … Continue reading

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Canadian tourist murdered in Puerto Viejo

Photography is often a harmless and a typical activity that many expats and tourists do in their travels. A Canadian photographer who apparently wanted to catch a snapshot of the sunrise was murdered Sunday morning. Judicial agents are investigating the … Continue reading

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