A sudden thunderstorm passed over the popular tourist destination on Saturday at about 12:30 p.m. Before park rangers could clear the scenic overlook, lightning struck roughly 25 meters away from the three, Poás National Park Administrator Redy Conejo told The Tico Times.
The Costa Rican Coast Guard on Thursday took custody of three Costa Rican men arrested by the U.S. Coast Guard earlier this month. The suspects were caught with nearly 2 metric tons of cocaine, according to a statement from the Public Security Ministry.
A U.S. P3 maritime surveillance plane spotted a suspicious boat some 100 kilometers off the coast of Limón. When authorities pursued the vessel, its crew began throwing packages of drugs overboard into the Caribbean