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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.

VIDEO: New Costa Rican documentary explains forced Central American migration

“It’s an interesting paradox for the U.S. audience because [Central American] migration is produced by an economic activity whose main market is the United States,” says scholar Carlos Sandoval.

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.

Drug plane crashes off Puerto Jiménez in southern Costa Rica

A plane believed to be connected to drug trafficking crashed off the shores of Puerto Jiménez early Tuesday morning. Police found a body floating near the wreckage.

White House seeks nearly $1.2 billion for drug prevention, treatment, overdose response

WASHINGTON, D.C. – White House officials announced Tuesday that they will seek nearly $1.2 billion in new federal funding over the next two years to address the growing problem of heroin and prescription opioid use, an epidemic that has become an increasingly important policy priority among the nation's politicians.
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