Praise the Lord and Pass the Bulletproof Vests
In February, a group of certified SWAT instructors from the United States arrived in Costa Rica, bearing gifts – such as bulletproof jackets, police radios – and offering classes in special police tactics.
Hailing from Michigan and Arizona, the instructors, all members of a group called Teaching Authorities Christian Truths in Central America (TACTICA) required just a couple of things in return: an hour of prayer before the training sessions and 90 minutes of sermons afterward.
You may be interested
Costa Rica previews new tower at Calderón Guardia HospitalAlejandro Zúñiga - July 9, 2020
Costa Rican authorities on Thursday previewed a new tower at Calderón Guardia Hospital in San José, which could be used…
News briefs: Costa Rica will handle land borders differently than airportsAlejandro Zúñiga - July 9, 2020
The coronavirus crisis has transformed life in Costa Rica, which has enacted measures to protect the capacity of its health…
Costa Rica extends tourist visas until November 18Alejandro Zúñiga - July 8, 2020
Costa Rica's Immigration Administration is offering foreigners extra flexibility as countries continue to restrict travel due to the coronavirus pandemic.…