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    10 Kilos of Cocaine Seized at the Costa Rican Border with Nicaragua

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The official Drug Ministry of Public Security found more than 10 kilos of cocaine this morning in a...

    Costa Rican Police Seize Over 550 Kilos of Cocaine Found in Truck

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The Drug Enforcement Police of Costa Rica (PCD) today seized a total of 554 kilos of cocaine that...

    400 Kilos of Cocaine Seized in a Boat in Golfito

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The authorities in Costa Rica seized about 400 kilos of cocaine that was transported in a speed boat...

    Costa Rica Deforestation from Drug Trafficking has Minimal Impact

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Deforestation in Costa Rica from drug trafficking has not yet reached the levels of countries like Nicaragua, Guatemala...

    Over 140 kilos of Cocaine Discovered at the Costa Rica-Nicaragua Border

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The Drug Enforcement Police of Costa Rica seized 140 kilos of cocaine on the border of Nicaragua said...

    Costa Rican Arrested in Spain for Cocaine Hidden in His Bike

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Spanish Civil Guard arrested a Costa Rican owned bike that came from Costa Rica to the Madrid...

    Cocaine Discovered in Stranded Boat in the Costa Rica's Caribbean

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The authorities in Costa Rica announced the seizure of 50 kilos of cocaine that was transported in a...

    Large International Drug Ring Shut Down by Costa Rican Police

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The authorities in Costa Rica have announced the dismantling of the most important local drug gang in its...

    Two Guatemalans Arrested in Costa Rica with Half a Ton of Cocaine in their...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The authorities in Costa Rica today arrested a Guatemalan father and son who piloted a plane laden with...

    American Navy Boat Extradites Drug Traffickers Back to Costa Rica

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Today the USS RENTZ American Navy boat  delivered to Costa Rican authorities three men that were arrested this...

    Six Arrested Off Costa Rican Coast with 486 Kilos of Marijuana

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The National Guard arrested six subjects, two of which are Costa Ricans, for suspected drug trafficking at sea. They...

    Man Arrested with Cocaine Diluted in Rum Bottles at Costa Rican Airport

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Drug Control Police of Costa Rica (PCD) stopped an Italian man at the Juan Santamaria International Airport,...

    Six Costa Ricans Arrested in Heliport Drug Ring Case

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rican authorities today arrested six suspects of a drug gang that used boats, helicopters and heliports to...

    Guatemalan Man Arrested in Costa Rica with 42 Kilos of Cocaine Hidden in Truck

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Drug Control Police of Costa Rica (PCD) arrested a Guatemalan man who was hiding 42 kilos of...

    Police Seize 692.5 Kilos of Marijuana at Costa Rican Caribbean Port

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Drug Control Police of Costa Rica (PCD) seized 692.5 kilos of marijuana in a container that was...

    More Secret Helicopter Airfields Discovered in Costa Rica

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The authorities in Costa Rica have found three airfields for helicopters on a farm on the Caribbean side,...

    Costa Rica Confiscates 14.9 Tons of Cocaine in 2013

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Costa Rican police have seized a total of 14.9 tons of cocaine so far for 2013, nearly...

    Costa Rica Seized Five Tons of Marijuana in 2013

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The authorities in Costa Rica have seized at least five tons of marijuana this year, valued at more...

    Costa Rica Police Destroy 73,000 Marijuana Plants

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Drug Control Police of Costa Rica (PCD) destroyed 73,259 marijuana plants found in an area of ​​7,174...

    909 Kilos of Marijuana Seized by Costa Rican Authorities

    A Colombian, Jamaican, Nicaraguan and Costa were arrested over the weekend manning a speedboat in the Caribbean Sea carrying 909 kilos of marijuana, reported...

    Drug Trafficking Boat Receives Subsidized Fuel from INCOPESCA

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN)- The vessel Captain Erson P271, arrested last Sunday near Galapagos Islands with 983 kilos of cocaine in Ecuador, was...

    U.S Military Patrol Ships Enter C.R to Fight Drug Trafficking

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - After their return from mid-year recess the congressmen have finally made a decision in relation to the entry...

    Costa Rica Seized 4.6 Tons of Cocaine in the Caribbean This Year

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Costa Rican police has seized, 4.6 tons of cocaine and 1.47 tons of marijuana so far this...

    U.S. Military Ships Are Needed to Fight Drug Trafficking

    (TCRN) The Costa Rica News - The Ministry of Security, Mario Zamora, reminded the congressmen that “it is a primary duty” to support the...

    Spain Seizes120 Kilos of Cocaine from Costa Rica

    The police intervened in the Galician port of Marín (northwest Spain) and found 120 kilos of cocaine hidden in a container of bananas from...

    Costa Rican Activist Protecting Leatherback Turtles Found Dead

    An environmentalist who protected leatherback turtles off the coast of Costa Rica in the Caribbean was found dead Friday at a beach used by...

    3 Drug Traffickers from Ring Extradited to the U.S.

    The Attorney General reported the capture of three men wanted for extradition by the United States and are reported to belong to a drug...

    Costa Rica Anti-drug Programs A huge Success

    Costa Rica drugs and trafficking has been a major focus for the Chinchilla administration and the programs implemented have been tremendously successful. The antidrug...

    Drug trafficking in Costa Rica – what is the status quo?

    As Central American countries now find themselves thrust into the front line of the drug trade and prey to organized crime, it has become a big priority for the Obama administration to help those countries taking on the drug cartels. But what exactly is the current situation in Costa Rica?As Central American countries now find themselves thrust into the front line of the drug trade and prey to organized crime, it has become a big priority for the Obama administration to help those countries taking on the drug cartels. But what exactly is the current situation in Costa Rica?

    Clinton: Money is not enough to prevent drug trafficking

    Dollars alone are not enough to help Central American countries taking on drug trafficking organizations in their countries. More effective methods are needed, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said at a press meeting with Costa Rica’s Foreign Minister in Washington D.C.Dollars alone are not enough to help Central American countries taking on drug trafficking organizations in their countries. More effective methods are needed, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said at a press meeting with Costa Rica’s Foreign Minister in Washington D.C.

    WikiLeaks reveals U.S. concern over immigration

    Costa Rica’s recognition of China led the U.S. ambassador to raise concerns over illegal Chinese immigration to Costa Rica and drug trafficking.
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