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A body discovered on a beach just outside Costa Rica’s Santa Rosa National Park in Guanacaste is believed to be a German tourist who had been missing since entering the park with friends on Monday, according to the Ministry of Public Security (MSP).
Posted by Jeff Dunsavage on April 9, 2016 at 2:20pm
More than a year ago, a Brownsville, Texas, mother’s sons went missing in Matamoros, Mexico.
Ernesto and Jesus Garcia crossed the Gateway International Bridge to visit their grandmother. Maria Garcia said that was the last time she saw her boys.
Garcia can recall the desperate call from one of her sons. “He called me on Sunday in the morning. He told me to pray for him, but I don’t know in what situation he was in over there,” she said.
Garcia said her sons are veterans.…Continue
Posted by Jeff Dunsavage on April 9, 2016 at 1:42pm
In April 2014 my step-daughter left the US to go to Mexico to be with an abusive boyfriend. There was nothing I could do to stop her, she is after all an adult and not my biological child. I didn't realize she was gone (I was recovering from bilateral hip replacement) until August when I couldn't contact her for weeks and weeks. I stopped by her place and ultimately called the police to do a "wellness check" on her. This is when I learned that she had left with her two daughters ages 2…Continue
Posted by Susan Evans on March 10, 2016 at 12:09pm
A.M. Costa Rica reports:
Judicial investigators searched a lawyer's office in Ciudad Quesada Thursday, and this appears to be related with an
effort to find a missing U.S. expat.
The Judicial Investigating Organization issued a brief statement Thursday afternoon. It said that agents entered and searched a lawyer's office in an investigation of false paperwork. The paperwork was related to the presentation to the Registro Nacional in June documents that…Continue
Posted by Jeff Dunsavage on November 21, 2015 at 9:50am
On November 14th, 2015, U.S. citizen Jill Brown disappeared from outside her ranch in Cuicocha Ecuador. Apparently she was waiting for transportation at the time of her disappearance. Her approximate age is early 60's, and is 5'8 - 5'9. She is listed as African American and or possibly Cherokee. .
Police Contact Information:
Police contact: Santiago Ortiz: 0982414205
Secondary Contact: Nicholas Crowder…Continue
Posted by Nicholas Crowder on November 18, 2015 at 4:00am
Posted by Jasmeen Habbal on November 12, 2015 at 12:26pm
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