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Man Falls Off Tarcoles Bridge And Eaten By Crocodiles

Man Falls Off Tarcoles Bridge And Eaten By Crocodiles

The Tarcoles River near Jaco has become world famous for tourist who come to Costa Rica for a glimpse at her “wild side”. Beneath this bridge on any given day are a dozen or more crocodiles. Some of these are monstrous and exceed 14 feet in length. Today tourists got more than they bargained for

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Running For Turtles At Playa Hermosa

Hundreds of people will run next May 12 in Playa Hermosa near Jaco in order to save thousands of turtles. That day will feature the “Beach trail run”, which has scheduled two courses of 6 and 12 kilometers. The race starts at 4:00 pm, the funds raised will be donated to National Wild life Refuge

Tags: charity, , fund, , nesting, playa hermosa, turtles

French and Russian Authorities Working Together on Dubois Case

On March 31 the one year anniversay of the demise of the French couple named Dubois while visiting beaches in the region of Quepos on the central Pacific in our country. According to the ambassador of France Fabrice Delloye (Costa Rica), with the visit of the couple’s only daughter Céline Rousell, we want to get

Tags: , Couple, damas, dubois, france, French, , Missing, quepos, russia

Spree Of Earthquakes in Costa Rica

Earthquakes are frightening for almost everyone but when there’s more than one…it’s worse. Yesterday three medium-intensity movements woke the neighbors of three remote communities in the Central Valley. They were Jaco, San Vito de Coto Brus and Chacarita, Puntarenas. According to the National Seismological Network the first earthquake struck at 12:13 a. m., with a…

Tags: costa rica earthquake, , puntarenas, san vito

Beachfront Homes For Less Than The Price Of A New Car?

You might be thinking that this was a typo…you’d be wrong. With Europe and US in financial meltdown, people have become increasingly frugal with their hard-earned cash. And rightfully so. Foreclosures are rampant throughout the US while many hardworking Americans are doing what they can to hang on to what’s left. One blue collar American…

Tags: Affordable, beachfront, cheap, costa rica homes for sale, , playa hermosa, randy berg, retiring in costa rica, ventanas san mateo

Vacationers Returning in Time for Start of School Year

Streets free of blockages, landslides and accidents yesterday were a vacationers dream who returned to the capital on the last days of holidays before school. The information was confirmed by officials of the Transit Police. Caldera had no abnormal traffic jams, except for the usual wait in tolls. The reason? Juan Carlos Vargas, a traffic officer…

Tags: Caldera, , highway toll, holidays, , LImón, School

Police Officer Arrested for Robbing German Tourists

An officer of the security forces remained suspended yesterday as he is suspected of stealing 600 euros and ¢ 20,000 in cash from a German tourist, who had the money in a suitcase inside a vehicle. The theft occurred on Tuesday, around 10:30 p. m., in the town of Jaco, Garabito, Puntarenas. The Judicial Investigation…

Tags: corrupt, , German, , mario zamora, Police, robbed, Tatiana Vargas