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English authorities seize 1.2 tons of Cocaine from Costa Rica

Over 70 officers in England were involved in an operation allegedly using a shipment of bananas from Costa Rica to disguise a significant quantity...
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Three Colombians detained in Costa Rica with 1.4 metric tons of cocaine

The intercepted ship was taken to the port of Quepos, in the South Pacific, where the ship was subjected to an inspection.

Costa Rican authorities arrest 10 suspected of drug trafficking, announce Colombian partnership

Michael Soto Rojas, the Minister of Public Security, said the effort — which involved MSP, National Police and the country's Air Surveillance Service — demonstrated the importance of cooperation between Costa Rica's police forces.

Costa Rica seizes boat with half-ton of cocaine

Costa Rican authorities on Thursday seized a boat carrying 500 kilograms (1,100 pounds) of cocaine and arrested five suspected traffickers, the government said.

Cocaine-stuffed pineapples shipped from Costa Rica to Europe

Spanish police said Monday they have seized 67 kilograms of cocaine found inside dozens of hollowed-out pineapples at Madrid's main wholesale fruit and vegetable market.

400 kilos of cocaine are seized in Costa Rica

Costa Rica has seized 7.2 tons of cocaine so far this year.

Costa Rica’s police force plans to add 1,000 officers

The passage of a new corporate tax bill, now just one vote away in the Legislative Assembly, would create job openings for 1,000 new police officers in Costa Rica, government officials announced Monday.

Judge approves extradition of Mexican drug lord Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán

Infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán is one step closer to extradition to the United States after a Thursday ruling.

Five Costa Ricans caught with 600 kilos of cocaine off Colombian coast

Five Costa Rica men were busted on board the Éxito 1 ship that was hauling 626 kilograms of cocaine on Thursday in Colombian waters.

Park rangers arrested in drug bust

Two park rangers were among those arrested Monday in a raid on a drug organization that officials say grew and shipped marijuana from southern Costa Rica.

Police discover 33 illegal landing strips along Pacific coast

One day after a drug plane crashed off the Osa Peninsula, authorities reported the discovery of dozens of illegal airstrips all along Costa Rica's Pacific coast.
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