- COLOMBIA : Top Pop Singer Shakira...Sued By Ex-Novio...For $100 Million.
- MEXICO : Gulfo Narco Boss 'El Coss' Caught In Tampico; Arrested Pozos Gonzalez Proud Of Golden AK-47.
- MEXICO / CANADA : 3 Feb UPDATE: Sheila McNabb's Husband Thanks Canada As She Recovers From Surgery After Mazatlan Beating.
- POLAND: Sopot's Famous Crazy, Crooked House; Communist Board Game Goes Multilingual.
- COSTA RICA / PERU / COLOMBIA : 17 May UPDATE : 2 More Aides Resign After Prez. Chinchilla Comes Under Fire For Free Flights On Alleged Narco Jet; Key Minister Resigns Over Flight From Bogus Person.
- HUNGARY : 10,000 Protest Against Jobbiks...In Budapest.
- MEXICO: Telenovela Star's Assistant Charged With 4 Counts Of Attempted Murder.
- GUATEMALA : Court Throws Out Rios Montt Genocide Conviction; Trial Restart Ordered.
- ANIMALS / HUMOR / IMAGES : Cats: Love Them Or Hate Them; Website Now Lets Owners Shame Them.
- SERBIA / LIBYA : Are Serbian Mercenary Pilots Bombing Protestors In Tripoli?
19 May 2013
COSTA RICA /CANADA : 21 May UPDATE: BC Resident Deering Murdered In Escazu Home Invasion; Travel Advisory Issued.
BC resident Brad Deering, 42...was murdered...by 3 disguised intruders...during a home invasion in his Escazu gated community.
He was the only person killed during the daytime attack.
Deering was found handcuffed, naked and shot in the head in a backyard.
3 others present were only tied-up.
Deering had lived in Costa Rica for 8 years...working there as a 'futures' salesman.
Police speculate that he may have been targeted because of his lavish lifestyle...or a business deal gone sour.
Consulate officials have issued a travel warning for Costa Rica.