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TICOBULL – This story I felt compelled to be told, it is a heart wrenching story of several friends and one of their friend I have yet to meet.

This is the post on Facebook by Hellen Delabarca and videos on YouTube by ABC news.

Monday October 13th, 2014

ANIMAL LIFE DEFENSORS IN COSTA RICA!! WHAT SHOULD WE DO??

I AM HORRORIFIED TO SEE SUCH CRUELTY!!

FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE IN THE UNITED STATES

How long will we have to tolerate the abuse towards our animals??

My friend Gianina Soto, dentist, adopted a mutt puppy six months ago, and named him Avocado. She lives in her condominium house in La Jolla, Asuncion de Belen.

10606265_847767545257733_5011733330835519788_1Yesterday night at 9pm, this man, Andreas Roman Leimer Siering, 51 year old Austriac-american, married to a Costa Rican woman, intenionally ran over the puppy like if there was nothing on the street. Watching the animal, he still didn’t beep.
Frank Moncada, the guard that was there at the momento, was able to witness everything, and he quotes Andreas words “The dog shouldn’t be out there on the Street”. He got back into the car and left with his wife.

The dog died probably because of an internal organ damage.

My friend, Gianina Soto, has suffered the loss of her puppy and we know that a person that does this to an animal is also capable of doing this to a human being.

This man is a race car driver and an online sweepstakes swindler wanted by the United States for fraud. He is wanted by INTERPOL and lives among us here in Costa Rica. Resindential La Jolla, Asuncion de Belen.

One month ago ABC news ran a story about him. (See videos below).

How long must we tolerate this criminal? Is there no law in Costa Rica?

"In my spare time I'm a really nice guy!" RICO is the crazy mind behind the Q media websites, a series of online magazines where everything is Q! Rico brings his special kind of savvy to online marketing. His websites are engaging, provocative, informative and sometimes off the wall, where you either like or you leave it. The same goes for him, like him or leave him.There is no middle ground. No compromises, only a passion to present reality as he sees it!

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Otto Guevara, The Perennial Presidential Wannabe Considering A New Political Party

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Rico’s TICO BULL – Otto Guevara, legislator, leader of the Partido Movimiento Libertario (ML) party and perennial presidential candidate (let’s see he’s run, unsuccessfully, every four years since 2002), says he is at the disposal of Fabricio Alvarado, presidential candidate for the Partido National Restoration (PRN).

Otto Guevara, the perennial presidential candidate since 2002 says is considering a new political party for the 2022 election cycle, but is willing to help out Fabricio Alvarado, if he called to serve, but not in a civil service job. Photo Gerson Vargas/La República 

The politician says he is not looking for a position in the civil service, but if Alvarado wins the election on Sunday, April 1, and offers him a position, he would evaluate it.

“Everything depends if Fabricio considers that I can help him with something. Obviously, the position would have to be something in which I feel suitability and desire to participate. I understand that he wants a government of national unity and I could be there,” said Guevara.

However, this does not mean that he is going to wait to be offered a position, since he says he has a plan “A, B, and even C”. He didn’t say which, if A, B or C would be Fabricio’s offer.

But I can bet the colones that his Plan A is forming a new political party. That was the word on Thursday when he explained one of the options would be the formation of a new liberal political party, with a view to the creation of a national coalition.

Sounds good. But, founding a new party for the 2022 election cycle and ditching the party he found 20 years ago, if you were paying attention that would the ML, would not only give Otto a fresh start, it would also mean the disappearance more than ¢2 billion colones of debt that the ML party has with banks and various suppliers.

You see, in this last election, the ML gets nothing from the State. In the 2018 elections of first-round voting on February 4, Guevara obtained only 1.2% of the votes, thus not qualifying for election funding.

The 2018 results are also a huge drop from the 11.34% in 2014 and 20.83% in 2010. In 2006 Guevara got 8.5% of the vote, down from the 26.2% in 2002.

This – ditching the party and stiffing the banks and suppliers – is all legal under Costa Rica’s Código Electoral and the Constitución Política (Electoral Code and the Political Constitution), a code that empowers Guevara to found a new party, while the commercial regulations would place the liabilities of the ML as “uncollectible”. One of the debtors is Guevara himself, who says his party owes him some ¢500 million colones.

“There are several options, such as continuing with the game, registering a new group or having the Liberals go to another party. Personally, I am inclined to form a new political project, which is fast and flexible, since in about six months everything would be ready,” Guevara told La Republica.

The financial disaster

The political parties in Costa Rica are financed basically with the political debt, which is a State contribution tending to encourage political activity, however, it is only granted to those who achieve 4% of the valid votes for president, or to those who choose at least one deputy. In 2018, the ML did not achieve any of those two conditions.

According to the Tribunal Supremo de Elecciones (TSE), the ML received ¢799 million colones in 2006, ¢2.445 billion in 2010 and ¢1.775 billion in 2014. No numbers were available for 2002.

That’s a lot of TICO BULL.

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Otton Solis: The Man Who Would Be President, Thrice Removed

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TICO BULL – If one can’t be president directly, legislators in Ticolandia, at least, can aspire to be as close to the presidential chair by running for the president of Legislative Assembly.

Although the election is only for one year, from May 1 of the current year to April 30 the following, the President of the Legislature is line to hold the highest office in the land in the event the President of the Republic (one) and both Vice-Presidents of the Republic (two and three) are deemed not fit to continue in office.

Or, if all three are away from the country at the same time, though this rule was proven moot during the second administration of Oscar Arias (2006 – 2010), where then President Arias assured us that with technology he can still be away and run the country at the same time,  doing away with the old way of doing things in Costa Rica.

To the point of all of this.

Legislator and former presidential candidate, Otton Solis.

Otton Solis. Remember him?

For anyone who has lived in Costa Rica for more than a decade or has visited often, will undoubtedly know who Otton Solis is. And that there’s no relation to the current President, Luis Guillermo Solis, though they do share the same political party: Otton is a founding member, Luis Guillermo taking it to the Presidency.

Don Otton, like his fellow legislator, Otto Guevara, is a perennial presidential candidate, showing up every four years to the “prom”, but never chosen (elected)  “Prom King”.

Otton has run, and lost, in three consecutive elections: 2002, 2006 and 2010. In the 2014 elections when he was dethroned from the party leadership nomination by Luis Guillermo.

While both Otto and Otton strive for the Presidency – Otto is most likely to be the candidate for the 2018 Presidential elections – Otton stays behind the scene, vying to be the next, to the next, to next, possibly, maybe, being President.

However, the road for Otton’s leadership of the Legislative Assembly is not a clear or easy one.

Like his failed attempt to be elected President of the Republic, Otton has already lost one bid to be President (and thus President to be) of the Legislature.

Will May 1, 2017 be his day?

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Fidel: Hollywood’s Favorite Tyrant

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HAVANA, CUBA -- DECEMBER 1979: Fidel Castro smokes a cigar in his office, December 1979, in Havana, Cuba. He was being interviewed by Time Magazine's Editor-in-Chief, Henry Grunwald. (Photo by David Hume Kennerly/Getty Images)

Fidel Castro smokes a cigar in his office, December 1979, in Havana, Cuba. He was being interviewed by Time Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief, Henry Grunwald. (Photo by David Hume Kennerly/Getty Images)

TICO BULL by Rico – From Faithwire.com, here’s a Handy List of Atrocities for Everyone Glorifying Fidel Castro Today, compiled from the writing of Humberto Fontova, author, columnist and public speaker on Fidel and Cuba.

Born in Havana, Cuba, Fontova and his family of 5 attempted to leave in 1961, but only 4 of them were successful. He grew up in New Orleans, graduated from the University of New Orleans with a 51vtdflmmwl-_sx351_bo1204203200_degree in Political Science, and holds a Masters Degree from Tulane University in Latin American Studies. He has authored several books and has appeared on several TV outlets.

One of his best work on the topic is: “Fidel: Hollywood’s Favorite Tyrant”.

Posted November 28, 2016 on Faithwire.com:

Fidel Castro jailed and tortured political prisoners at a higher rate than Stalin during the Great Terror. He murdered more Cubans in his first three years in power than Hitler murdered Germans during his first six.

Fidel Castro shattered — through mass-executions, mass-jailings, mass larceny and exile — virtually every family on the island of Cuba. Many opponents of the Castro regime qualify as the longest-suffering political prisoners in modern history, having suffered prison camps, forced labor and torture chambers for a period three times as long in Fidel Castro’s Gulag as Alexander Solzhenitsyn suffered in Stalin’s Gulag.

Fidel Castro and Che Guevara beat ISIS to the game by over half a century. As early as January 1959 they were filming their murders for the media-shock value.

Fidel Castro also came closest of anyone in history to (wantonly) starting a worldwide nuclear war.

In the above process Fidel Castro converted a highly-civilized nation with a higher standard of living than much of Europe and swamped with immigrants into a slum/sewer ravaged by tropical diseases and with  the highest suicide rate in the Western hemisphere.

Over TWENTY TIMES as many people (and counting) have died trying to escape Castro’s Cuba as died trying to escape East Germany. Yet prior to Castroism Cuba received more immigrants per-capita than almost any nation on earth—more than the U.S. did including the Ellis Island years, in fact.

Fidel Castro helped train and fund practically every terror group on earth, from the Weathermen to Puerto Rico’s Macheteros, from Argentina’s Montoneros, to Colombia’s FARC, from the Black Panthers to the IRA and from the PLO to AL Fatah.

Would anyone guess any of the above from reading or listening to the mainstream media recently?

In fact, from their reactions, all that dancing in the streets of Miami’s Little Havana this week-end seems to strike some talking heads as odd, if not downright unseemly.

But prior to the big news this week-end many of those same celebrants could be found with itchy noses and red-rimmed eyes ambling amidst long rows of white crosses in Miami’s Cuban Memorial. It’s a mini-Arlington cemetery of sorts, in honor of Fidel Castro’s murder victims.

The tombs are symbolic, however. Most of the bodies still lie in mass graves dug by bulldozers on the orders of the man whose family President Obama just consoled with an official note of condolence.

Some of those future celebrants were often found kneeling at the Cuban Memorial, others walking slowly, looking for a name. You might remember a similar scene from the opening frames of “Saving Private Ryan.” Many clutched rosaries. Many of the ladies would be pressing their faces into the breast of a young relative who drove them there, a relative who wrapped his arms around her spastically heaving shoulders.

Try as he might not to cry himself, this relative usually found that the sobs wracking his mother, grandmother or aunt were contagious. Yet he was often too young to remember the young face of his martyred father, grandfather, uncle, cousin -or even aunt, mother grandmother– the name they just recognized on the white cross.

Fusilado” (firing squad execution) it says below the name– one word, but for most visitors to the Cuban Memorial a word loaded with traumatizing flashbacks.

On Christmas Eve 1961, Juana Diaz Figueroa spat in the face of the Castroite executioners who were binding and gagging her. They’d found her guilty of feeding and hiding “bandits.” (Castro and Che’s term for Cuban peasants who took up arms to fight their theft of their land to create Stalinist kolkhozes.) Farm collectivization was no more voluntary in Cuba than in the Ukraine. And Cuba’s kulaks had guns–at first anyway. Then the Kennedy-Khrushchev pact left them defenseless against Soviet tanks, helicopters and flame-throwers. When the blast from Castro’s firing squad demolished Juana Diaz’ face and torso, she was six months pregnant.

Rigoberto Hernandez was 17 when Castro’s prison guards dragged him from his jail cell, jerked his head back to gag him and started dragging him to the stake. Little “Rigo” pleaded his innocence to the very bloody end. But his pleas were garbled and difficult to understand. His struggles while being gagged and bound to the stake were also awkward. The boy had been a janitor in a Havana high school and was mentally retarded. His single mother had pleaded his case with hysterical sobs. She had begged, beseeched and finally proven to his “prosecutors” that it was a case of mistaken identity. Her only son, a boy in such a condition, couldn’t possibly have been “a CIA agent planting bombs.”

Fuego!” and the firing squad volley riddled Rigo’s little bent body as he moaned and struggled awkwardly against his bounds, blindfold and gag. “We executive from Revolutionary conviction!” sneered the man whose peaceful death in bed President Obama seems to mourn.

Carlos Machado was 15 years old in 1963 when the bullets from the firing squad shattered his body. His twin brother and father collapsed beside Carlos from the same volley. All had resisted Castro’s theft of their humble family farm.

According to the scholars and researchers at the Cuba Archive, the Castro regime’s total death toll–from torture, prison beatings, firing squads, machine gunning of escapees, drownings, etc.–approaches 100,000. Cuba’s population in 1960 was 6.4 million. According to the human rights group Freedom House, 500,000 Cubans (young and old, male and female) have passed through Castro’s prison and forced-labor camps. This puts Fidel Castro political incarceration rate right up there with his hero Stalin’s.

It’s not enough that liberals refuse to acknowledge any justification for these Miami celebrations. No, on top of that here’s the type of thing the celebrants are accustomed to hearing from the media and famous Democrats:

“Viva Fidel! Viva Che!” (Two-time candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination Jesse Jackson, bellowed while arm in arm with Fidel Castro himself in 1984.)

“Fidel Castro is very shy and sensitive, I frankly like him and regard him as a friend.” (Democratic presidential candidate, Presidential Medal of Freedom winner, and “Conscience of the Democratic party,” George Mc Govern.)

“Fidel Castro first and foremost is and always has been a committed egalitarian. He wanted a system that provided the basic needs to all Cuba has superb systems of health care and universal education…We greeted each other as old friends.”  (Former President of the United States and official “Elder Statesman” of the Democratic party, Jimmy Carter.)

“Fidel Castro is old-fashioned, courtly–even paternal, a thoroughly fascinating figure!” (NBC’s Andrea Mitchell.)

“Fidel Castro could have been Cuba’s Elvis!” (Dan Rather)

“Castro’s personal magnetism is still powerful, his presence is still commanding. Cuba has very high literacy, and Castro has brought great health care to his country.” (Barbara Walters.)

“Fidel Castro is one helluva guy!” (CNN founder Ted Turner.)

Whatever else you might say about Fidel Castro, nobody ever accused him of misreading the U.S. mainstream media.

“Much more valuable to us than military recruits for our guerrilla army were recruiting American reporters to export our propaganda.” (Fidel Castro’s sidekick Che Guevara, 1959.)

“Without the help of the New York Times, the Revolution in Cuba would never have been.” (Fidel Castro while pinning a medal on NYTimes reporter Herbert Matthews, April, 1959.)

As seen from  the quotes above, the propaganda services by much of the mainstream media for the Castro regime continues apace—despite half a century of terror-sponsorship, mass-murder, and mass-torture by the object of their adulation.

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