Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Forest Fire Law Proposes 20 Years Prison

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Anyone causing a forest fire in Costa Rica can look forward to up to 20 years in prison, if the Ley de Fuego (Fire Law) is approved by the country’s legislators.

The bill was presented by the ministro de Ambiente, Rene Castro.

Forest fires devastate much of Costa Rica’s natural forests, many of which are caused by negligence or purposely set.

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