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National Police officers and Environment Ministry officials last Friday caught two poachers transporting 62 birds in the central Pacific district of Montes de Oro, in Costa Rica's Puntarenas province.
Just like drug smugglers, wildlife traffickers usually pack smuggled wildlife on their bodies while traveling through an international border. Authorities at Juan Santamaría International Airport have seen some doozies.
Tourist Maciej Oskroba headed back to his home country of Germany on Thursday just nine days after being caught red-handed with more than 400 live animals in his luggage at the Juan Santamaría International Airport outside of San José. He received no jail time and no fine.
San José's Juan Santamaría International Airport is often busy, but it became a zoo on Tuesday when police discovered 170 live animals in the luggage of a passenger headed to Panama.
Jill Biden, First Lady of the United States, landed in Costa Rica on Saturday May 21, at 3:40 p.m., at Terminal 2 of the...
The President of Costa Rica, Rodrigo Chaves, made his first international trip, as he was invited to participate in the World Economic Forum event...