Costa Rica News Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:50:35 +0000It’s Nice To Have Friends In Low Places!
Rico’s TICO BULL – Last week we learned that the Venezuelan government company, Alunasa, based in Puntarenas, Costa Rica, under the control of Venezuelan strongman Diosdado Cabello, was allegedly laundering money in the country. The alleg...Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:18:53 +0000Banco Nacional Closed Alunasa Accounts for US Alert on Alleged Money Laundering
Last Wednesday, June 13, the Banco Nacional de Costa Rica (BNCR) closed all the bank accounts of the Alunasa company, owned by the Government of Venezuela, after the US Treasury Department issued an alert about an alleged money laundering operation t...Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:37:00 +0000Government Forces Try To Subdue Masaya, Six Dead
Nicaraguan police and pro-government paramilitaries moved to reassert control over the city of Masaya by force Tuesday. The city that had declared a breakaway government the day before, prompting clashes with protesters, resulting in the death of at ...Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:27:00 +0000Venezuela’s Diosdado Cabello sworn in as head of national legislature
Diosdado Cabello, a prominent Venezuelan politician and close aide to late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez, was sworn in as the new president of the National Constituent Assembly (ANC) on Tuesday. Venezuelan strongman Diosdado Cabello, left, with Presi...Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:14:05 +0000Costa Rica Businessman Pleads Guilty To Stealing USD$2 Million From US Government
A Costa Rica businessman was entrusted to oversee the transfer of millions of dollars of U.S. government funds, but stole the money for his personal use, according to the U.S. Attorney’s office. Mauricio Andulog Hidalgo, 43, was the president o...