The Colombian government announced Tuesday that 116 tons of cocaine had been seized in a month and a half of joint military operations with countries in America and Europe.
The six men captured — five Costa Ricans and one Honduran — were placed under the jurisdiction of the prosecutor's office.
Costa Rican authorities seized two tons of cocaine in an operation supported by forces from Colombia and the United States
Anti-drug authorities in Costa Rica seized a shipment of 780 kilograms of cocaine that arrived from Colombia.
Central America is one of the main routes for drugs headed from South America to the United States and Europe.
The intercepted ship was taken to the port of Quepos, in the South Pacific, where the ship was subjected to an inspection.
Guatemala and the rest of Central America are used by international cartels that traffic drugs and launder money.
Costa Rican authorities have seized 2,147 kilos of cocaine already this month.
The four men arrested — three Nicaraguans and a Costa Rican — did not have criminal records. If convicted, they would face up to 20 years in prison.