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We have started to collect the most important news related to Costa Rica in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Raids take digital cash firm offline

Monday, May 27th 2013, 15:39

Digital money transfer service Liberty Reserve goes offline as Costa Rica announces the arrest of its founder and raids on his properties.
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Costa Rican president in jet scandal

Friday, May 17th 2013, 12:50
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Revelations that Costa Rica's president used a jet belonging to a Colombian with alleged links to drug trafficking have led to three resignations.
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Apple set to launch smaller iPad

Tuesday, October 23rd 2012, 11:24
related places: San Jose

Apple is expected to launch a smaller, more affordable iPad at an event in San Jose later on Tuesday.
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Strong earthquake hits Costa Rica

Wednesday, September 5th 2012, 21:00
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pacific

A powerful earthquake of 7.6 magnitude rocks north-west Costa Rica, killing two people according to the Red Cross.
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Sea Shepherd boss 'flees Germany'

Thursday, July 26th 2012, 10:04
related countries: Canada Canada, Germany Germany

A Canadian marine conservationist wanted by Costa Rica over a clash at sea jumps bail in Germany and disappears.
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Sea Shepherd head faces charges

Monday, May 14th 2012, 21:35
related countries: Germany Germany, United States United States

The founder of US-based anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd, Paul Watson, appears in court in Germany, where he faces extradition to Costa Rica.
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Sea Shepherd founder 'arrested'

Monday, May 14th 2012, 4:28
related countries: Germany Germany, United States United States

The founder of US-based anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd, Paul Watson, is arrested in Germany and faces extradition to Costa Rica, the group says.
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Kidnapped Costa Rica envoy freed

Tuesday, April 10th 2012, 12:27
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Caracas

Venezuelan officials say Costa Rican trade attache Guillermo Cholele has been freed hours after being seized by kidnappers, reportedly for ransom.
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Diplomat kidnapped in Venezuela

Tuesday, April 10th 2012, 6:31
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Caracas

Venezuelan police search for Costa Rican trade attache Guillermo Cholele, who is the latest diplomat to be kidnapped in Caracas.
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Sons a credit to Speed - Coleman

Thursday, March 1st 2012, 7:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Chris Coleman pays tribute to the late Gary Speed's sons, who met Wales' players after the 1-0 defeat by Costa Rica.
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Wales 0-1 Costa Rica

Wednesday, February 29th 2012, 21:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Costa Rica beat Wales in the Gary Speed Memorial friendly match on an emotional night in Cardiff.
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