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Costa Rican Coast Guard seizes ‘historic’ 4.1 metric tons of cocaine
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Costa Rican Coast Guard seizes ‘historic’ 4.1 metric tons of cocaine

The Tico Times - June 11, 2014

Update Friday, 6:00 p.m.: A criminal court judge in San José sentenced three suspects captured off the coast of Quepos with one metric ton of  cocaine to three…

Costa Rica approves joint US patrols and docking permits to fight drug war
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Costa Rica approves joint US patrols and docking permits to fight drug war

L. Arias - June 10, 2014

Lawmakers on Monday evening voted to extend permission to the U.S. Coast Guard to participate in joint drug patrols in Costa Rican waters and to dock in…

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Talk of ‘Yankee imperialism’ rankles US Embassy in San José

The Tico Times - June 5, 2014

https://twitter.com/usembassysjo/status/474272870559133696 Chargé d’Affaires Gonzalo Gallegos, head of the U.S. diplomatic mission in Costa Rica, responded publicly Wednesday to accusations from some lawmakers that joint maritime patrols between…