Vol.18  No. 629 Published Friday, June 29, 2018  - First news page
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Hospital México accused of
implanting defective heart valves

By A.M. Costa Rica staff

According to the Ombudsman, between 43 and 73 patients at Hospital Mexico may have received a defective heart valve during the 1980s.

The office made the findings public Thursday after hearing claims of 11 relatives of the patients of which 60 percent have already died.

Apparently, the medical center carried out the valve replacement procedures without explaining a warning issued by the Pan American Health Organization saying the material was defective and had to be replaced.

"The authorities of the Social Security Fund at that time should have proceeded in accordance with the precautionary principle, even though the preliminary report of the Hospital Mexico 2016 rejects that these are the same valves due to the high survival rate of patients," says the Ombudsman report.

The report says patients’ right of information was violated, as was the guarantee to participate in the benefits of international agreements after the issuance of the alert.

Within a period of no more than one month, the relatives or patients involved should have been informed and their questions answered, said the fund.

The Office of the Ombudsman requested an investigation on the same subject from the regional health services directorates Central North and Central South regions.

The valves were apparently manufactured between 1979 and 1986 by a well-known provider of medical devices.

The report says between 50,000 and 100,000 of these devices were implanted in patients around the world. By 1992, some 450 broke down, causing the death of 300 patients.


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Some of the valves were replaced, but not every
patient had the time to get a new one.

The situation triggered a lawsuit in the United States where it was decided that the manufacturing company should compensate those affected.

Within the agreement, a panel was established to deal with cases that occurred outside that country in order to ensure the benefit to international patient.

In 1990, the Office of the Ombudsman informed the Pan American Health Organization  about the situation and the social security authorities were informed of the existence of a valve failure, which was potentially fatal, the following year, according to the report.

From 2007 to 2009, officials of the fund said that they followed the recommendation of replacing the valves since that measure had success in terms of mortality and morbidity, according to the Ombudsman Office.


Canada will help Costa Rican authorities
improve refugee policies

By A.M. Costa Rica staff


The Canadian Immigration and Refugee Commission are schedules to sign an agreement with the Administrative Immigration Court today to improve procedures in determining refugee status, said the Canadian Embassy in a report.

The determination of refugee status is the process by which the authorities of a country confirm that a person is, in fact, a refugee according to international laws and regulations.

"Costa Rica and Canada are countries that understand the importance of international refugee protection and want to comply with the standards established by international law," said James K. Hill, Canadian ambassador to Costa Rica. He is in charge of signing the agreement on behalf of the Commission.

The agreement will make it possible to strengthen and streamline judicial processes for the courts and people seeking refugee status.

It will also ensure a permanent communication between the parties involved, according to a summary.

"The memorandum of understanding is part of a process of continuous improvement of the quality of our court. We are looking not only for an efficient  immigration administrative justice system, but to know the best practices on the matter in the world," said Esteban Lemus, judge of the Migratory Administrative Court.


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The agreement between the two countries
is expected to be signed today.

"It is very important for us to work with the Canadian system, since knowing more about their good practices, model and experience enriches us. We recognize and appreciate the support of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees for this achievement," Lemus added.

The Migratory Administrative Court was created in 2010. It is the only quasi-judicial court in Latin America and the Caribbean that makes decisions on the determination of refugee status.


By their very nature, newspapers
are big and frequently easy targets

By Jay Brodell
Editor Emeritus
A.M. Costa Rica

Sometimes newspapers and reporters are attacked because of what they write. A typical case is the weekly Zeta in Tijuana, Mexico. Since 1977 the weekly has published hard-hitting pieces on drug trade figures. That is why two of its three founders have been gunned down. The third, Jesús Blancornelas, was wounded and his bodyguard died from the acts of cartel-inspired hitmen.

Then there is the French satirical weekly targeted by Islamist terrorists in January 2015. The two terrorists killed 12 and wounded 11. The weekly had lampooned Muhammad in an earlier issue.


Sometimes newspapers are targeted for whom they represent. The Daily Journal in Caracas was an English-language daily that Communists rebels attacked one day in the early 1960s because the invaders saw the newspaper as a mouthpiece for Washington imperialism. Although they killed no one inside the building, the rebels shot down an innocent passer-by on the street as they were leaving.


The Committee to Protect Journalists reported that 29 newspeople or media workers died because of their jobs already in 2018. There have been as many as 70 newspeople murdered in a year. That was in 2007, according to the committee.


Newspeople expose themselves deliberately to provide the information they feel the world needs. Mexico and Middle East war zones are the most dangerous for reporters and photographers. Yet those in the business everywhere are targets of unhappy readers or newsmakers. Female television presenters are special targets of stalkers.


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Capital Gazette editor Rob Hiaasen has been
identified as one of the five victims.


What happened Thursday in Annapolis, Maryland, appears to be the climax of a reign of harassment inflicted on the staff of the Gazette-Capitol for seven years by a man who was the topic of a routine police and court story in 2011 about his arrest for harassment of a woman. Five staffers died in that attack, so the Committee to Protect Journalists will have to update its database today.

This is a reminder that reporters and editors worldwide are totally vulnerable as they pursue their daily work.



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Campaign will seek to bother people
in public spaces who are using plastic

By AM Costa Rica staff

The "#YoMeComprometo" initiative, led by the U. N. Environment Program, the Costa Rica-United States Foundation for Cooperation and the Ministry of Environment and Health are starting a campaign to raise awareness of the impact of single-use plastics among Costa Ricans.

The campaign will focus on taking actions to inconvenience people using those plastic items so that they become personally aware of the effects of using plastic, said a press statement.

As an example, plastic dolls will be placed on bus seats, in stalls and in theaters. On television programs people will play with plastic bags in front of the cameras in order to generate a feeling of discomfort in the population.

Then the campaign asks people who are dissatisfied with the plastics display to enter the website www.zonalibredeplastigo.org and sign a symbolic commitment not to use straws, disposable plastic tableware or plastic bags.

According to the document, the University of Costa Rica will also join the campaign, and the campaign will seek to put its displays in some of  auditoriums or public spaces. The campaign will have a first phase with the the media and then in public spaces, the announcement said.

In January, the university halted the acquisition of single-use petroleum-based plastics and recommended the replacement of items such as packaging, plates and bags for alternative renewable materials.


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Single-use plastic will be placed in public places
to raise awareness.

On average, every Costa Rican uses a single-use plastic bag every day, said the announcement. The sum of all these bags would be equivalent to generating almost 10,000 tons of plastic per year to which another 22,000 tons of bottles per year could be added, according to the Ministry of Health and the U. N. Development Program.


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Published Friday, June 29, 2018  - Third news page.
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People typically visit a fixed number of places

By A.M. Costa Rica staff


At any given time in their lives, people restrict their travels to about 25 places for all types of activities, a phenomenon that does not change with age, according to the findings of a study published in Nature Human Behavior.

The study is based on the analysis of 40,000 traces of people's mobile phones compiled into four different data-sets.

It is also the first study of its kind that investigates the mobility of people over time and studies how their behavior changes.

Behind the project are Laura Alessandretti and Andrea Baronchelli, researchers from the Mathematics Department of the City University of London, along with Professor Sune Lehmann of DTU Technical University of Denmark.

"First, we analyzed the traces of around 1,000 university students. The data set showed that the students returned to a limited number of places, although the places changed over time. I expected to see a difference in the behavior of the students and a large section of the population, but that was not the case. The result was the same when we expanded the project to 40,000 people from different walks of life. It was a surprise," Alessandretti said.

The study also showed that people are constantly exploring new places. They move to a new home, find a new favorite restaurant, find a new bar or start to go to another gym, and so on.

However, the number of places visited regularly in a given period is 25. If a new place is added to the list, another place disappears.

The pattern is the same when researchers divide the locations into categories according to the frequency and the time they spend at the location.

"People constantly balance their curiosity and laziness. We want to explore new places but we also want to exploit the old ones that we like. Think of a restaurant or a gym. In doing so, we adopt and leave places all the time. We discovered that this dynamic produces an unexpected result: we visit a constant and fixed number of places, and it is not due to lack of time. We find evidence that this may be connected to other limits of our lives, such as the number of active social interactions that can be maintained in our lives, but more research is needed to clarify this point," said Baronchelli.


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There is a correlation between the numbers of places people visit and the number of friends they have, according to the research.



The study has connections with the findings of anthropologist Robin Dunbar, who showed that there is a limit to the number of friends an individual may have.

Baronchelli and his colleagues reported that those who tend to visit many places also have many friends. The correlation between social behavior and the number of locations had not been made so clearly before this investigation.

"Our research established a formal first connection between the study of human mobility and human social cognition. Clarifying this link will help us design better public spaces and better transportation systems and, ultimately, facilitate the creation of a more sustainable and healthy urban environment for all of us," added Baronchelli.


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Published Friday, June 29, 2018  - Fourth news page.


'The Principle of Archimedes,' 
the suspense drama playing this weekend
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By A.M. Costa Rica staff

Rubén is a professor at a swimming academy. He is in charge of young children, between 6- and 8-years-old from a group known as Los caballitos de mar.

However, several parents have complained to the director of that center because the teacher apparently kissed one of the children.

Despite the claims of parents, the director of the center still does not make a determination.  Will this attitude be a confirmation of concealment?

Under this dynamic, the work "The Principle of Archimedes" is developed, an original story of the Catalan writer Josep María Miró, presented under the interpretation of the theater group Arte Insomne, under the direction of Allan Fabricio Pérez, as one of the projects favored with the "Producciones Concertadas 2018" from the National Theater Co.

"The audience will live an intense story with audiovisual elements, effects of suspense and a dramatic story in which guilt and fear are mingled," says the statement.

Miró's work has won multiple awards in Spain and has been translated into 15 languages, with just over 20 productions around the world, according to the theater company.

"It is a work that deals with many topics, which makes it very special. Among these issues, sexual abuse against minors is highlighted, which is used by the author as a proposal to talk about the handling of communication and how that element ends up generating acts of violence," said director Allan Fabricio.

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Published Friday, June 29, 2018  - Fifth news page.

National Museum offers workshops during school vacations

By A.M. Costa Rica staff

Fossils, butterflies and shamans are some of the topics for workshops being set up starting Monday by the National Museum. Public school children are on vacation for the next two weeks, and workshops like these are traditional.

In all there are 17 workshops at the museum at its facilities at the Plaza de la Democracia. These activities are aimed at children, youth and adults, and the vast majority are free.

"Through these workshops, the museum seeks to create a space for children to spend a fun vacation, but at the same time relate to topics of interest, which include values related to our culture, knowledge of nature and personal growth," said Minor Castro, education attaché to the museum.

Some are for kids. Others, like the “Wonderful World of Butterflies,” Monday at 10 a.m., are for everyone age 7 and up.

The museum said that the shamanism workshop is for three days, and participation is restricted to those 18 and older.

This activity will introduce the participants to the phenomenon of shamanism as a form of spirituality, the museum said, adding that this phenomenon will be discussed worldwide and its particular manifestations within the ancient cultures of the country.


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Shamanism is the subject of one of the workshops.


This workshop is from July 9 to 11 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

More information is available here on the museum website.


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Published Friday, June 29, 2018  - Sixth news page.

Reducing road deaths will be
the main goal of Traffic Police next two weeks

By A.M. Costa Rica staff

Twelve people died during the two weeks of half-year vacation in 2017, which is why the Traffic Police sees reducing fatalities as among its priorities.

There will be 741 officers in three shifts, 178 patrol cars, 216 motorcycles, 44 cranes, 110 alcohol sensors and 18 speed control radars, in addition to 13 sound level meters, which will form the human and material equipment during the transit operation during vacation.

"Last year, we fined 8,101 people, of whom 872 were not licensed. Another 156 received fines for abusing speed," said the general director of the Traffic Police, German Marín.

Marín said that special controls around these school holidays will remain in place until July 15.

Police remind people not to travel on overloaded buses and to call 911 if they see a bus with excess passengers, since the overload could cause an accident and generate fatalities, said Marín.

Alcohol, speeding, not using the seatbelt or talking on the phone while driving will be the main infractions the police will look for, Marín said

Authorities recommend that drivers be well rested before traveling, check the mechanical and electrical condition of the vehicle and the condition of the tires, do not overload and do not drive on the beach. Those on foot should walk facing the traffic flow where there are no sidewalks, the police agency said.


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The traffic operations will concentrate on beach and rural areas where people usually go on vacation.



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Jaco Oceanfront Furnished Condo
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Jaco Oceanfront Condo in excellent condition, completely furnished, with air conditioning, hot water, private parking, equipped gym, large pool and garden area, and 24 hour security.

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Beautiful villa of 120m2 with pool overlooking the sea and the valley of 5400m2. Magnificent house with charm in wood and refined marquetry, furnished, very beautiful Balinese style. With its two very spacious bedrooms and bathrooms, plus a mezzanine also very spacious that can accommodate another room and / or an office. A living-dining room with its American kitchen and its large wooden terrace of 70 m2, overlooking the pool and the green and tropical valley of 180 degrees, which ends with a view of the sea. To these is added a beautiful garden of 5400 m2 of tropical trees and decorated with Indonesian imported stone elements. Ideally located in terms of calm and serenity of the place. Finally, being in this heavenly environment, the property is less than 15 minutes from beaches and shops.

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Vista Verde Del Mar
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Versatile 2 Floors Building
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Completely remodeled building. 14 areas for residence and/or offices, call center, upscale storage. Transportation within 50 meters, commuter train, buses and taxis. In La Sabana, San Jose. School, park, gymnasium, tennis club and National soccer stadium walking distance. 24-hour security, many restaurants, clubs and social facilities nearby. Approximately 323 meter construction. Asking $295,000.
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In La Fortuna San Carlos. Price $145,000 USD
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Published Friday, June 29, 2018  - Seventh news page.
Costa Rica business news

Bishop reports man is claiming to be priest

By A.M. Costa Rica staff

The Basilica de Los Ángeles in Cartago said a man is posing as a priest and has even led some Masses in small towns of the province.

Mario Enrique Quirós, bishop of the Diocese of Cartago, said the man identifies himself as Rodolfo Eduardo Sánchez. At some point the man was taking courses at the Major Seminary of Our Lady of Los Angeles in order to become a priest, he added.

However, he was never ordained and cannot celebrate the Eucharist, let alone the other sacraments, the bishop said, citing church law.

"In recent days we received the complaints of some priests from the communities surrounding Cartago that this person introduced himself as a Catholic priest celebrating the Most Holy Eucharist," Quirós said.

The basilica, through its social networks, also published a letter warning people not to accept any offer from the individual and encouraged people to report incidents to the town’s parish priest.


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The man was never ordained and cannot celebrate
the Eucharist.




34 years imprisonment to man for abusing step daughter and son

By A.M. Costa Rica staff


The Prosecutor's Office of Quepos and Parrita achieved the sentencing of a 34-year-old man after a criminal court found him guilty of rape, two sexual abuse charges, one attempted rape and four crimes of aggravated corruption.

The man, Berny Vargas Fernández, committed the crimes between January and October 2015, in the community of Los Sueños de Parrita, taking advantage of his status as stepparent to a girl and a boy, who at the time of the events were 9- and 7-years-old, a court panel found.

With the evidence provided in the debate, the Office of the Prosecutor showed that the accused, in addition to committing the rape and two sexual abuses against the victim, also on four occasions committed corruption offenses aggravated by making the victims watch videos with sexual content.

In addition to the sentence of 34 years in prison, the court accepted the Prosecutor's request for Vargas to go to preventive detention while the sentence is final.


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A.M. Costa Rica wire services photo
At the time of the events the girl were 9- years-old
and the boy just 7-years-old.