19 People Killed By Tainted Alcohol In Costa Rica

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Authorities in Costa Rica have issued a national alert after 19 people died from consuming tainted alcohol. Officials say that 34 people have been poisoned since June and have launched an investigation into how the bottles were tampered with. They confiscated 30,000 bottles of alcohol, and have cautioned people to avoid several brands after testing found they contained high levels of methanol.
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12 Comments on 19 People Killed By Tainted Alcohol In Costa Rica

  1. Well, that settles it!

    Costa Rica’s off my list!
    Just have to get drunk locally.

    izlamo delenda est …

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  2. Its not tainted alcohol.
    People are intentionally being poisoned
    while they are drinking alcohol, makes them easy TARGETS.

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  3. “Its not tainted alcohol.
    People are intentionally being poisoned
    while they are drinking alcohol, makes them easy TARGETS.”

    Do you have any attribution for your claim?

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  4. I was wondering how long it would take for the Dominican Republic to have copycats.

    Bad publicity is better than no publicity I guess.

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  5. You don’t even want to spill methanol on yourself.
    It’s very toxic even to get it on you, oddly enough the antidote can be drinking hard liquor from what I’ve learned.
    Are used to work with the stuff every week making bio fuel out of vegetable oil.

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