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400 kilos of cocaine are seized in Costa Rica

June 12, 2018

Costa Rican authorities seized 406 kilos of cocaine that were hidden in a container in a vessel that originated in the Colombian port of Turbo, authorities reported Sunday.

The shipment was found in during an inspection by anti-narcotics agents. The vessel arrived on Friday bearing a “Nederland Reefer” Bahamas flag, according to a news released from the Public Security Ministry.

The shop had docked in the Costa Rican port of Moín, on the Caribbean coast, according to the Ministry; it was bound for Puerto Barrios, Guatemala.

Costa Rica has seized 7.2 tons of cocaine so far this year, the Ministry reports.

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