Eruption spreads ash across NE San José Costa Rica

Volcanologists from the University of Costa Rica’s National Seismological Network (RSN) report an eruption of Turrialba. The explosion expelled ash and vapor more than one kilometer high above the crater and lasted for about ten minutes. An RSN volcanologist says minutes before the explosion, instruments at various nearby stations recorded a strong tremor around the Turrialba area.

Sentenced to three years for identity theft in US

Ulmer is sentenced to three years in prison by a North Carolina court for traveling with a stolen passport and aggravated identity theft. Ulmer traveled back to the U.S. using the stolen passport of his brother, Wayne Jacob Ulmer, Jr., just days before Costa Rica’s Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ) began to treat the disappearance and suspected murder of […]

Tico Times interview

Lord talks to Tico Times about his acting career. On why he started acting: Maybe it was because my mom made me act in a commercial when I was four years old. It was just one time, and I fell in love with it. It’s fun to act out another person. You can transform yourself. […]

12 officers shot, five killed in ambush

Johnson shoots twelve police officers, killing five, in an ambush during a Dallas protest against the recent police shootings of two black men, Alton Sterling in Louisiana, and Philando Castile in Minnesota.