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In Mexico’s mountains, villagers sow the opium poppies that feed the US heroin boom

Wearing a straw hat, a polo shirt and jeans, Jorge slices the bulbs with a razor blade, releasing a sticky paste -- the raw material of a growing heroin epidemic feeding addicts in the United States and fueling violence in Mexico.

Mexico arrests Sinaloa drug cartel members on US border in joint operation

Mexican police arrested up to 24 members of the Sinaloa drug cartel in a joint operation with the United States that also netted a cache of heavy weaponry and drugs, officials said Sunday.

Costa Rica Asks for Financial Help to Deal with Wave of Migration

Costa Rican President Rodrigo Chaves asked Wednesday at the Davos forum for financial support so that the country can continue to be "just as...

A Costa Rica Expat’s View on Driving in Costa Rica

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Costa Rica Wildlife – Meet the Jabiru Stork

There are few big birds in Costa Rica. Great curassows and black guans are hefty. Great blue herons and great egrets are tall. Nobody...

The Perfect Palm Combo: Pejibaye and Palmito

Few plant species can be considered a marvelous discovery that has transformed human culture. Bactris gasipaes is definitely one of those rare cases in which...
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