Costa Rica: 1,272 kilograms of cocaine seized
By Dialogo October 29, 2013
SAN JOSÉ, Costa Rica – Costa Rican counter-narcotics agents seized 1,272 kilograms of cocaine off a speedboat in the Caribbean Sea on Oct. 28, the Judicial Investigation Organization (OIJ) said.
The cocaine was confiscated after authorities stopped a boat it had pursued off the coast of the province of Limón.
Officials found several documents belonging to crew members, who fled on land before authorities arrived.
[EFE (Costa Rica), 28/10/2013; La Nación (Costa Rica), 29/10/2013; Siglo 21 (Guatemala), 28/10/2013]