- SERBIA / LIBYA : Are Serbian Mercenary Pilots Bombing Protestors In Tripoli?
- RUSSIA : Siberian Cult Leader Rudnev Jailed For Raping Dozens Of Followers.
- GUATEMALA : Court Throws Out Rios Montt Genocide Conviction; Trial Restart Ordered.
- COLOMBIA : Top Pop Singer Shakira...Sued By Ex-Novio...For $100 Million.
- AUSTRALIA / USA : USA Navy Resumes Ship Sinking Exercises.
- UKRAINE : Thousands Protest In Kyiv For Yulia, Against Yanukovych; Some Injured In Clashes.
- ANIMALS / HUMOR / IMAGES : Cats: Love Them Or Hate Them; Website Now Lets Owners Shame Them.
- 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.
- MEXICO : Shocking Details Emerge About Mayor's Abduction Before Execution; 19 Bodies Found In Chihuahua State.
- MEXICO: Telenovela Star's Assistant Charged With 4 Counts Of Attempted Murder.
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.