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Costa Rica’s Solís authorizes strategy to fight money laundering, terrorism financing

“I want to once more ratify Costa Rica’s opinion in the sense that those ills — organized crime, terrorism — must be fought off in all ways possible by the international community,” the president said.

Costa Rica presents new anti-money laundering strategy

Costa Rica’s new strategy against money laundering and terrorism financing aims to tighten controls on remittances and the use and transportation of cash.

Costa Rica police nab tourists with more than $200,000 at Juan Santamaría International Airport

The two suspects could face 15 years in prison if convicted of money laundering.

Police uncover $352,000 in cash hidden in bus at Panama border

Police arrested the 45-year-old bus driver, identified by the last name Aiza, and another man on board named Ulloa, 47.

Costa Rica submits to money laundering probe by Latin America task force

The audit comes as Costa Rica tries to maintain its improving record on financial transparency after the largest alleged money laundering operation in history – the $6 billion Liberty Reserve – was shuttered in May 2013.
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