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Drug Police Destroy More Than 200,000 Marijuana Plants During Christmas Week; Over 2 Million For The Year

Drug Police Destroy More Than 200,000 Marijuana Plants During Christmas Week;  Over 2 Million For The Year

Q COSTA RICA NEWS – In six days between December 19 and 23 agents of the Policía de Control de Drogas (PCD) – drug enforcement police – destroyed 206,398 marijuana plants, camouflaged in various mangroves and mountains in Osa and Quepos, on the South Pacific coast of Costa Rica. The destruction was made public on […]

Gold Fever Grips Corcovado

Gold Fever Grips Corcovado

COSTA RICA NEWS — The difficult economic situation affecting the Southern Zone of the country is causing some residents of the Osa Peninsula – especially Puerto Jimenez – to enter the Corcovado national park to extract gold from the rivers illegally, said the head of Control y Protección del Sistema Nacional de Áreas de Conservación […]

Couple Sentenced To Eights For Forced Prostitution Of A Dominican Woman

Couple Sentenced To Eights For Forced Prostitution Of  A Dominican Woman

The Tribunal Penal de Osa sentenced a couple to eight years in prison each, for trafficking in persons to the detriment of a Dominican woman, forced into prostitution. The arrest was last May, in a bar in the community of Venecia de Osa, in Costa Rica’s southern zone, where the woman was  being held against […]