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In chase of asymptomatics, Alajuelita targeted first

(QCOSTARICA) A total of 1,850 people are the target of the massive random testing that the Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS) will be carrying out, in the canton of Alajuelita, on the south side of San Jose, from this Monday to July 8. Dr....

Alajuelita: Life on “Orange Alert”

(QCOSTARICA) That a town is on orange alert means that the area has a higher risk of contagion. This is a three-day portrait by L a Nacion of how Alajueliteños live this stage that has raised awareness and reinvented many of its inhabitants. Alajueliata is...

Increase in COVID-19 cases migrated from the Northern Zone to the GAM

(QCOSTARICA) The trend of increasing cases due to COVID-19 stopped concentrating in the Northern Zone and now, the Greater Metropolitan Area (GAM) of  San José is the site with the highest incidence. Of the 139 new cases reported Monday, 27 were in the canton of...

Desamparados and Alajuelita Under Orange Alert. What does it imply?

(QCOSTARICA) We've all be heard of the "Orange" alert, the new alert level introduced by the National Emergency Commission (CNE), stuck in between Yellow and Red. For the most part, the alert was in place in several of the cantons of the northern zone. However,...

Homeless Man Sentenced To 1 Year In Jail For Raping Dog

A 55-year-old homeless man was sentenced to one year in prison for twice raping a dog in Alajuelita, San José. Judge Sonia Quintana, of the Pavas Criminal Court of Pavas, handed down the sentence this Monday morning. Eyewitness testimony during trial was overwhelming proof that...

Man who raped a dog pleads “Don’t take it away from me, it’s my girlfriend”

A 55-year-old homeless man, identified by his last names Rojas Araya, could become the first person to be convicted for mistreating, or rather raping, a dog whom he considered his girlfriend, as one of the witnesses narrated. Rojas, who has been in pretrial detention since...

“One can no longer be calm anywhere” Says Witness Of Midday Double Murder in Alajuelita

Minutes earlier school had just let out. The park was full of people. One could say it was a typical noon in Alajuelita center, on the south side of San Jose. But Tuesday the normalcy of the community was broken when, at 12:30 pm, two...

3 Municipalities Have New Motorcycles

The Bureau of International Narcotics Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) donated six Suzuki DR-650 motorcycles to the municipalities of Alajuelita, Mora and Desamparados. Each municipality received two motorcycles that, according to mayors, will support and improve their citizen security programs. By U.S. Embassy San Jose

Mother Suspect In Death Of Her 13-day-old Baby

A thirteen-day-old baby died at the Alajuelita clinic Tuesday morning. Authorities suspect that the infant could be a victim of aggression. As confirmed by the Ministerio de Seguridad Pública (MSP) - Ministry of Public Security, the child died at 9:50 am and according to what...

Bus Passengers Strike Back Against Assailants

It was around 9 pm Friday night when three individuals tried to rob a bus at knifepoint in Alajuelita, who wound up being beaten by passengers. The event occurred near the Ebais in Tejarcillos. According to police, when the officers responded to the call, the...

On Mega-operational Night, Police Were Stoned And Shot At In Alajuelita (Photos)

A patrol car suffered damage to its rear windshield on Wednesday afternoon in the sector of La Aurora de Alajuelita. "Citizens met the police with stones and (gun)shots," the Ministry of Public Security reported. The incident occurred in the middle of a national security mega-operation that...

Shootings So Common In Alajuelita That Residents Do Not Even Report Them To Police

Shootings In Alajuelita So Common Residents Don't Even Call Police Shootings in Alajuelita, on the south side of San Jose, are so common that residents don't even call police to report them. The latest case was on Thursday, the murder of 32-year-old Antonio Chaves Rojas that...

After The Storm

During the rainy season (May to November) as we that live in Costa Rica know well, it doesn't rain everywhere, or now due to climate change every day, but when it does, it does. For example, on Tuesday morning the residents of the community of...

American Woman Arrested In Escazu Wanted On International Warrant

Q COSTA RICA - The Ministerio de Seguridad Publica (MSP) reports the arrest of an American woman in Escazú, in Costa Rica illegally and an with international arrest warrant for fraud. The woman, identified by her last name, Quintero, was detained Thursday afternoon by officers...

Ministry of Health Continues To Find Zika Mosquito Breeding Sites

QCOSTARICA - It started in Guanacaste, but the Zika virus is now also present in Alajuelita (San Jose) and Jacó. The Health Ministry Vector Control Program coordinator, Dr.Rodrigo Marin, asserted Monday that they had been working hard for a week and a half to control...

Escazu Hills Wild Fire Under Control

QCOSTARICA - It was in the wee hours of the morning Wednesday when firefighters were able to bring under control the wild fire in the hills of Escazu and Alajuelita, that started Tuesday afternoon. The alert began shortly after 7:00pm Tuesday. According to Dayan Contreras, spokesperson...

A Bloody Weekend: Four Dead and Four Wounded

QCOSTARICA - The second Sunday of the year left four dead and four wounded in separate incidents, in Goicoechea, San Rafael de Heredia, San José and Guácimo. The most bloody was in Ipis de Goicoechea (a highly conflictive area on the east side of San...

145,000 Thousand Without Water Today (Friday)

QCOSTARICA - If you live in Santa Ana, Escazú, Alajuelita or Desamparados and there is not water coming out of your faucet, The Acueductos y Alcantarillados (AyA) - the water and sewer utility - is carrying out its annual maintenance work at the Puente...

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