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As drug gangs like the Sinaloa Cartel continue to penetrate Central America, even state institutions in relatively peaceful Costa Rica are becoming increasingly infiltrated by organized crime.
On March 29, Costa Rican authorities arrested the head of …
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In two separate incidents in a 24-hour period, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) operating out of Corpus Christi, Texas, detected two go-fast vessels carrying more than 10,000 pounds ... Found decapitated in Costa Rica, Sinaloa
Culiacan. - Inside a black plastic were found Wednesday afternoon the remains of a murdered person. The discovery came about six o'clock in the afternoon by a local road to ... Costa Rica’s Latest Drug Haul Tops 2 Tons
SAN JOSE – The quantity of cocaine seized in an operation this week on Costa Rica’s southern Pacific coast is 1,963 kilos (4,323 pounds), more than double the initial estimate, ... Drug War Headlines Jan 8th-14th 2012
Jan 13th, 2012: Another Zetas Involved with US ICE Agent Murder Arrested Mexican forces have captured Luis Jesus Sarabia, an alleged leader of the Zetas drug gang in three northern Mexican ... For Costa Rica, a ‘menace’ like no other
Drug cartels invade Central America's 'pura vida' state Nick Miroff GlobalPost SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — Peaceful, laid-back, green-minded Costa Rica has long been an oasis in an otherwise-tough neighborhood — the "Switzerland of ...