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Suspect in double homicide in southern Costa Rica threatened victims on Facebook

The Tico Times - February 21, 2014

[caption id="attachment_29047" align="aligncenter" width="399"] (Screenshot from Facebook)[/caption] A suspect in a Thursday night shooting that resulted in two deaths near Costa Rica’s border with Panama threatened the…

Colombian seizure indicates gangs opening cocaine labs in Mexico
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Colombian seizure indicates gangs opening cocaine labs in Mexico

Andrew Willis and Matthew Bristow | Bloomberg News - February 11, 2014

BOGOTÁ, Colombia – The interception in Colombia of a plane carrying almost half a metric ton of coca paste bound for Mexico is a sign Mexican drug…

Royal Canadian Mounted Police train Costa Rican cops to spot suspicious behavior at airports
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Royal Canadian Mounted Police train Costa Rican cops to spot suspicious behavior at airports

L. Arias - February 10, 2014

A group of 22 police officers from the Public Security Ministry’s Air Surveillance and Drug Control departments received training to detect illicit drug and money mules at…

Coast Guard discovers over a ton of cocaine hidden in a fishing boat
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Coast Guard discovers over a ton of cocaine hidden in a fishing boat

The Tico Times - February 5, 2014

Some Costa Rican fisherman thought they caught the big one Wednesday morning before the Coast Guard showed up to hook them. The Public Security Ministry announced that…