Until recently, the costa rican–based firm was, as Cohen put it, “the virtual currency of choice for the bad guys.”
On that day, the family of a severely ill costa rican woman reportedly prayed to the beatified pontiff for her recovery.
When costa rican authorities proved unhelpful, Stauffer hired a local private attorney and American “cold case” expert.
Republic in Central America, bordered by Nicaragua to the north, the Caribbean Sea to the east, Panama to the southeast, and the Pacific Ocean to the south and west. Its capital and largest city is San José.
Note: One of the most politically stable countries of Latin America; Costa Rica is traditionally very democratic. It has a literacy rate of over ninety percent.