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    In Jacó You Can Get A Burger For US$499

    It is common to see hamburger commercials at prices to get you in the door, but what about a special burger for US$499? The Caviar and Wagyu burger for US$499. The burger joint says it has sold 2 so far in the 15 months they have been in business. Well, at Ridiculous Burgers, in Jaco […] More

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    Fiscalia: Oscar Arias devised a ‘criminal plan’ to develop the Crucitas mine ‘at all costs’

    The General Prosecutor’s Office (Fiscalia) filed on Friday an accusation ‘prevaricato’ against former president Oscar Arias Sanchez with the Juzgado Penal de Hacienda, del II Circuito Judicial de San José – Criminal Court of the Treasury of the Second Judicial Circuit of San José. Former President Oscar Arias described the accusation by the Public Ministry […] More

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    Expropriation of Private Property: the Socialist Dream of Bill de Blasio, Fidel Castro, and Hugo Chavez

    With the rising influence of socialism in the Democratic Party, and the real power and influence of groups like the Democratic Socialists of America, it’s hardly outlandish to suggest that the ideology is playing an increasingly important role on the national stage. Bernie Sanders, who won 43% of the vote in the 2016 Democratic Party […] More

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    21 Dead, Dozens Hurt in Colombia Car Bomb Explosion

    A car bomb exploded Thursday, January 17, at a police academy in Bogota, leaving at least 21 people dead and dozens injured, Colombian police reported. Members of the security forces and rescue personnel work at the site of an explosion on a police cadet training school in Bogota on Jan. 17. “Unfortunately, the preliminary toll […] More

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    New Migrant Caravan Enters Mexico Undocumented Despite Humanitarian Visas

    Hundreds of Central American migrants entered Mexico undocumented through an open border, in spite of the Government’s offer to give a humanitarian visa to transit freely for a year in the country. A caravan of migrants from Honduras en route to the United States, cross the Suchiate river to Mexico from Tecun Uman. | Photo: […] More

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    Guatemala Calls for General Elections For June 16

    Guatemala’s Supreme Electoral Court (TSE) called for general elections for June 16, 2019, as the country is going through a political crisis fostered by President Jimmy Morales’s conflict with the U.N. Anti-Graft body. File photo “The Supreme Electoral Court calls to participation with a civi spirit, in harmony and without confrontations,” said Mario Aguilar, president […] More

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    The Implications in Costa Rica Of A Liberty Latin America and Millicom Merger

    Costa Rica’s cable television, IP telephony, and cellular phone market could be concentrated in the hands of a few with the recent news of a possible merger between Liberty Latin America, that recently purchased a major stake in Cabletica and Millicom, which operates in Costa Rica under the Tigo brand. Although it would be a […] More

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    Telecable cleared to buy Cable Costa

    Costa Rica’s telecommunications regulator Sutel has approved the takeover by cable TV and broadband operator Telecable of regional operator Cable Costa for an undisclosed sum, reports El Financiero. Following a probe, Sutel agreed to green light the transaction after clarifying that the companies would still have less than 25 percent of the market when combined. […] More

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    Nicaragua Police attributes murder of four its officers to a gang based in Costa Rica

    Police in Nicaragua assure that the four officers killed in the country’s southern border, is by members of a criminal gang based in Costa Rica The four Nicaragua police officers were brutally attacked Thursday afternoon on the Nicaragua side of the border allegedly by a gang operating in Costa Rica In a statement released Thursday […] More

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    Pimp Sentenced to 12 Years In Prison For Prostituting Men And Extort Them

    This report is a with a slightly different twist that the ‘normal’ trafficking in persons and prostitution stories from Costa Rica. The Fiscalía Adjunta contra la Trata de Personas y el Tráfico Ilícito de Migrantes (Deputy Prosecutor’s Office against Trafficking in Persons and the Illicit Trafficking of Migrants) reports finding guilty a man on two […] More

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    Samsung Teases Galaxy Unpacked 2019 with Captivating Billboards in Paris

    Costa Rica – Over the past 10 years, Samsung has established a rich legacy of smartphone innovation that has helped make people’s lives smarter and easier. Image from Samsung Costa Rica Now, Samsung is celebrating a decade of game-changing innovations with a set of captivating billboards that pay homage to the company’s Korean originality, and […] More

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