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Costa Rica seizes record five metric tons of cocaine
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Costa Rica seizes record five metric tons of cocaine

AFP - February 16, 2020

Costa Rican police Saturday made the largest drug seizure in the country's history after discovering more than five metric tons of cocaine hidden in a container due…

First big drug busts of 2020 nab nearly one metric ton of cocaine off Costa Rican shores
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Costa Rica
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First big drug busts of 2020 nab nearly one metric ton of cocaine off Costa Rican shores

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 5, 2020

Costa Rica's first big drug busts of the new year nabbed a pair of marine vessels off the country's shores. On Jan. 2, a coordinated effort between…

Costa Rican authorities seize 954 kilos of cocaine from Europe-bound ship
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican authorities seize 954 kilos of cocaine from Europe-bound ship

AFP and The Tico Times - October 29, 2019

Costa Rican authorities seized a shipment of 954 kilos of cocaine hidden in a container destined for Belgium, the government said Monday. The drugs had been concealed…

Three Colombians detained in Costa Rica with 1.4 metric tons of cocaine
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Colombia
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Three Colombians detained in Costa Rica with 1.4 metric tons of cocaine

AFP and The Tico Times - October 22, 2019

Costa Rican authorities intercepted a boat with 1,410 kilos of cocaine on Monday and arrested three Colombians who were on board, the government of the Central American…

Costa Rica seizes 2.5 tons of cocaine in two operations
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica seizes 2.5 tons of cocaine in two operations

AFP and The Tico Times - September 21, 2019

Costa Rican authorities seized 2.5 tons of cocaine in two separate operations carried out on the Pacific and Caribbean coastlines, the government said Friday. In one of…

Authorities seize nearly a ton of marijuana, 100 kg of cocaine
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Authorities seize nearly a ton of marijuana, 100 kg of cocaine

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 21, 2019

Costa Rican authorities confirmed Tuesday that they had seized nearly a metric ton of marijuana and arrested a foreigner near Playa Llorona, located on the Osa Peninsula.…

Costa Rica seizes 771 kilos of cocaine in two police operations
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica seizes 771 kilos of cocaine in two police operations

AFP and The Tico Times - August 5, 2019

Costa Rican authorities seized 771 kilos of cocaine in two operations carried out on Sunday along the Pacific and Caribbean coastlines, the government said Monday. The first…

Men caught with one ton of drugs in Costa Rica allowed to walk free, police say
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Caribbean
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Men caught with one ton of drugs in Costa Rica allowed to walk free, police say

The Tico Times - April 14, 2017

Four men caught off the coast of Limón with more than one ton of marijuana onboard their ship were allowed to walk free by ruling of an area judge Thursday. The decision…

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

The Tico Times - October 14, 2016

Colombia's navy captured five Costa Rican men on board a boat containing more than half a ton of cocaine off Colombia's Malpelo Island in the Pacific Ocean…