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Impunity Harbors Case of Millionaire Scam From 16 Years Ago

  A French investor based in Costa Rica handed over, in 2001, one million dollars (US$1,048,000) to the high interest paying investment firm Savings Unlimited. However, the company closed in 2002. Sixteen years later and after many legal struggles, this woman managed to recover a...

In Argentina, the Supreme Court spurs national outrage with leniency for a ‘Dirty War’ criminal

(Q24N) The streets of Argentina’s cities went white on May 10 as tens of thousands donned the iconic headscarf of the Mothers and Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo, who’ve never stopped searching for the sons, daughters, and grandchildren they lost in the country’s...

Bus Drivers Take Advantage of Impunity To Talk On Cell Phone While Driving

The fine for using a cellular phone while behind the wheel is ¢103.000 colones. Photo Rafael Pacheco, La NacionTICO BULL by Rico – Driving and using a cellular phone is banned in Costa Rica, sanctioned by a ¢103,679 colones fine. But bus drivers in...