A bank heist in Paraguay’s ‘wild, wild west’ reveals the dark underbelly of free trade

(Q24N) It was as brazen as it was spectacular: on April 24 2017, a commando team of bank...

Paraguay’s population is booming, but where are all the jobs?

(Q24N) In recent weeks, Paraguay has been shaken by a fierce parliamentary debate about a bill – recently...

Argentina, Paraguay Smugglers Use Drug Routes for Contraband Soybeans

Q24N NEWS (Insightcrime.org) Paraguay is exporting more soybeans than it produces in a tell-tale sign of a booming...

‘Machismo Is Very Strong Here’

(Q24N) At the end of a 20km red dirt track winding through a rainforest in eastern Paraguay, lies...

Bust Highlights Paraguay to Europe Sex Trafficking

Q24N - A joint operation involving authorities in Paraguay, Spain and France has broken up a multi-country sex...

Child Sexual Abuse the Most Reported Crime in Paraguay

Q24N - (Prensa Latina) Child sex abuse was the most reported crime this year in Paraguay, according to...

Paraguayan Police Run by Mafia, Says Journal

LATIN AMERICA NEWS (Prensa Latina) The Paraguayan newspaper La Nacion pubished a commentary stating that the lack of...

Uruguayan President Calls Voters to Respect Tolerance

SOUTH AMERICA NEWS (Prensa Latina) -- Uruguayan President Jose Mujica called the Uruguayan population to vote with respect...

Paraguay: Minors working for the drug trade

ASUNCIÓN, Paraguay – So far in 2014, six minors under the age of 18 have been arrested after...

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App Makes Downtown San Jose Parking A Snap

Parking in downtown San Jose is a challenge. Right? An app(lication) now makes life easier in the capital city, eliminating the time to looking...

RECOPE Sells Diesel Fuel That Is Less Polluting But Harmful To Some Engines

Though less polluting, the state refinery Refinadora Costarricense de Petróleo (Recope) admitted that the diesel it distributes since November to gasoline stations across the...

Guatemala to Claim US$122 Million From Odebrecht

Following the Brazilian construction company's abandonment of the road work contract that had been awarded, the government intends to make a claim on the...

Canadian Man Critically Injured Stuck in Costa Rica Because Ontario Has No Hospital Bed For Him

A Canadian man seriously injured in the Costa Rican jungle just wants to go home. But he can't, because no hospital in his native...

Panama Company Pleads Guilty In U.S. To Bribing Costa Rican Soccer Official

The Panama-based company, Mimo International Imports and Exports, on Wednesday pleaded guilty to the former president of the Costa Rican Football Federation (Fedefútbol), Eduardo...

Mapping Costa Rica’s Aquifers

Through an alliance with the US Geological Survey, the government of Costa Rica will be carrying out an assessment of aquifers nationwide. The aim of...

Increase In Passenger Arrivals Saturates San Jose Airport

The hundreds of tourists arriving at Costa Rica's main international airport, the Juan Santamaria (SJO), in San Jose eager to discover the beauties of...

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Anne Hathaway’s Leaked Personal Pictures Go Viral

American actress Anne Hathaway is the latest celebrity to fall victim to the hackers, who shamelessly filtered the intimate photos of the actress with...

American Tourist Dies In Isla del Coco Shark Attack

The National Coast Guard Service of the Ministry of Public Security (Servicio Nacional de Guardacostas, del Ministerio de Seguridad Pública) confirmed the death of...

10 Countries Reputed As The Ultimate Place For Sex Tourism (Guess Who Isn’t?)

QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

Female Tiger Shark Attacked American Tourist Who Died in Isla del Coco

The survivor of the shark attack in the Isla del Coco on Thursday, the 26-year-old diving guide identified by his last name Jimenez, said...

How Will Hurricane Irma Affect Costa Rica?

As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean and Floridians ready for Irma's potential landfall, how will it affect Costa Rica? Although Hurricane Irma...

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Canadian Comics Standing Up for Nicaragua In Fun-Raiser!

TODAY NICARAGUA NEWS -- On Saturday, Oct. 25 at 2 p.m., Canadians will get a unique opportunity to laugh it up in Ottawa, in...

ICE Says Changes May Affect Cellular Service Saturday

This is different, the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) is giving its users advance notice of service interruptions that could be experienced on Saturday,...

Vatican Confirms Tico Miracle To Sanctify Pope John Paul II

Praying to John Paul II saved me' Floribeth Mora Díaz The miracle healing of a Costa Rican woman from Dulce Nombre de Tres Rios, east...

Only Legislators Can Authorize U.S. Military Presence in Costa Rica

They couldn't be missed. They flew low and slow over San José in the days prior to arrival of United States president Barack Obama....

Not One, But Two Quakes Shook Central Valley Last Night

In the span of five minutes not one, but two earthquakes shook the Central Valley Wednesday night. The first was registered 4.7 on the Richter...