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Monday 16 October 2017

Fugitive Italian Latest Foreign Crime Boss Captured in Uruguay

(Insightcrime) An Italian crime boss and one of Italy's most wanted criminals has been arrested in Uruguay after...

Uruguay’s Pharmacies Ran Out of Government Marijuana within Hours on First Day of Legal Sales

Q24N - Uruguay became the first country in the world to allow the sale of marijuana for recreational...

Uruguay Ex-President Wants to Bring Back “Duels” to Solve Legal Disputes

(Q24) Former Uruguayan President Jose Mujica has some interesting ideas about how to settle legal disputes — a...

Uruguay: Legal Marijuana Offers Better Prices than Black Market

(Q24N) The marijuana that the Uruguayan state will sell in pharmacies from next July, will be competitive in...

Delays in Uruguay Marijuana Law Leave Door Ajar for Drug Trafficking

(Q24N, Insightcrime.org) Three years after Uruguay became the first South American country to create a legal market for...

Pedophile busted in Uruguay for extorting nudes from young girls

Q24N - Computers, flash drives, and CDs containing nude photos of teenage girls were found in the house...

Child Sex Crimes: Uruguay’s Ugly Hidden Face

LATIN AMERICA (IPS) - Karina Núñez Rodríguez was only 12 when she was forced into prostitution. Now age...

Uruguay’s “Superstar” President Bows Out To Spend Time With His Beetle and Three-Legged Dog

AFTERBIZLIFE   As I drive along the port at Montevideo in a government pickup on my way to interview...

Uruguay Not a “Pirate”

(IPS) - The Uruguayan government has made a controversial move to regulate the production and sale of cannabis....

URUGAY: Jose Mujica: The world’s ‘poorest’ president

Mujica could have followed his predecessors into a grand official residence, Instead, he chose to stay on his...

Uruguay Legalizes Marijuana

Uruguay, that little known small country in South America, is the first country in the world to regulate legal...

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Teatro Nacional (Costa Rica’s National Theater) Celebrates 120th Anniversary

This week the Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica (TNCR) - National Theater -  in downtown San Jose, on the south side of the Plaza...

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The fact that 87% of the criminal population in the country has had contact with illegal drugs, causes traffickers to see prisons as an...

Costa Rica Tourism Big Business

Costa Rica tourism, foreign travel to the country,  generated US$4 billion dollars in income between July 2016 and June of this year. Expenditures of dollars for...

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Guatemala Mayor ‘Tres Kiebres’: The Art of Being ‘3 Times Broken’

(InsightCrime) The atmosphere was light, almost jovial, as Ipala's Mayor Esduin Javier turned to the next item on the agenda. The issue was what...

Christmas Arriving In November in Costa Rica: Gas Price Drop On The Way

Christmas is arriving early in Costa Rica this year, a reduction in gasoline prices that will take effect next month. On Friday, the Refinadora Costarricense...

Costa Rica Cruise Season Expectations

  For the 2017-2018 cruise ship season, the Caribbean port town of Limon expects the arrival of 240,000 tourists aboard 115 cruise ships. December 30, 2017,...

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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...

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...

Red Alert Declared For Pacific, Central Valley and Northern Zone

The National Emergencies Commission ( Comisión Nacional de Emergencias - CNE) declared a red alert for the entire Pacific coast, Central Valley and northern...

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

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Nothing escaped Nate! Floods, rivers overflowing their banks, houses destroyed, families uprooted, schools closed, roads and bridges damaged or destroyed and farms and plantations...

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