Costa Rica

2 arrested in Colombia after swallowing dollars

BOGOTA (AP) – Colombian police have arrested two men at an airport in Medellin after discovering they were smuggling $80,000 in cash hidden in their stomachs. Authorities say the men swallowed the dollars wrapped in […]


Experts: Calif. quakes not related to Costa Rica

HURON, Calif. (AP) – Seismologists say Friday’s quakes in Southern and Central California are not on the San Andreas Fault and weren’t triggered by a magnitude-7.6 quake in Costa Rica. A magnitude-4.0 quake struck at […]


Powerful earthquake reported in Costa Rica

NOSARA, Costa Rica (AP) – A powerful, magnitude-7.6 earthquake shook Costa Rica and a wide swath of Central America on Wednesday. There were no immediate accounts of injuries, but communications were down near the epicenter. […]




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