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Italian arrested with liquid cocaine at Costa Rica airport
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Italian arrested with liquid cocaine at Costa Rica airport

Zach Dyer - May 14, 2015

Police at Costa Rica's Juan Santamaría International Airport arrested an Italian tourist Thursday carrying nearly 6 kilograms of liquid cocaine, according to a statement from the Public Security…

Joint Costa Rica-US patrols yield more than 2,000 kilos of drugs
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Joint Costa Rica-US patrols yield more than 2,000 kilos of drugs

L. Arias - March 24, 2015

Joint patrols between the Public Security Ministry's (MSP) Coast Guard and the U.S. Coast Guard confiscated a total of 1,815 kilos of compressed marijuana, 538 kilos of cocaine and 37…

Costa Rica Coast Guard confiscates 810 kilos of cocaine near Quepos
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Costa Rica Coast Guard confiscates 810 kilos of cocaine near Quepos

Zach Dyer - January 14, 2015

On Tuesday afternoon a U.S. surveillance plane spotted a suspicious ship 36 nautical miles off of Quepos, on Costa Rica's central Pacific coast. The boat was carrying at…

Costa Rican cops report seven tons of marijuana, 21 tons of cocaine confiscated in 2014
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Costa Rican cops report seven tons of marijuana, 21 tons of cocaine confiscated in 2014

L. Arias - December 31, 2014

Police operations carried out by the Public Security Ministry during 2014 resulted in the seizure of seven tons of processed marijuana and the elimination of 872,923 marijuana…

Drug scanners sit unused as drugs pass through Limón port
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Drug scanners sit unused as drugs pass through Limón port

Zach Dyer - December 30, 2014

As tons of cocaine pass through Costa Rica’s Caribbean ports undetected, the government is left paying the maintenance bills on X-ray scanners that sit collecting dust, unused,…

Nearly 1.5 metric tons of cocaine seized by joint US-Costa Rica drug patrols in the Pacific
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Nearly 1.5 metric tons of cocaine seized by joint US-Costa Rica drug patrols in the Pacific

L. Arias - December 22, 2014

Public Security Minister Celso Gamboa on Monday reported that joint patrols in recent weeks by the U.S. and Costa Rican coast guards have netted almost 1.5 metric tons of cocaine and led to…

Costa Rica seized record-breaking 26 metric tons of cocaine in 2014
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Costa Rica seized record-breaking 26 metric tons of cocaine in 2014

Zach Dyer - December 16, 2014

As the latest seizure of cocaine at the Peñas Blancas border crossing was tallied Tuesday morning, Public Security Minister Celso Gamboa announced that Costa Rica's annual haul of the…

Police interrupt drug stickup, seize over 500 kg of cocaine
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Police interrupt drug stickup, seize over 500 kg of cocaine

Zach Dyer - November 24, 2014

It probably should have been a red flag for the drug trafficker that when two police officers tried to arrest him they were driving a Honda Civic. On Monday morning,…

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Costa Rica cocaine seizures top 23 metric tons in 2014

Zach Dyer - November 10, 2014

https://twitter.com/seguridadcr/status/531841442738872320 Costa Rica has seized nearly 23 metric tons of cocaine so far in 2014, more than any other country in Central America, Public Security Minister Celso Gamboa…

Narco-plane crashes in northern Costa Rica; cops find 500 kilos of cocaine nearby
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Narco-plane crashes in northern Costa Rica; cops find 500 kilos of cocaine nearby

David Boddiger - September 29, 2014

Cocaine seems to be falling from the sky in Costa Rica, as cops in the past 24 hours have seized more than a metric ton of cocaine…

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