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Was Chile’s Dictator Also a Drug Trafficker?

(Q24N) A Chilean newspaper has suggested nearly 3,000 classified US documents contain information linking former dictator Augusto Pinochet to drug trafficking, a somewhat questionable claim given the legacy of his iron rule. Chilean news outlet El Ciudadano reports it solicited 2,984 pages of documents in...

A Bloody Weekend: Four Dead and Four Wounded

QCOSTARICA - The second Sunday of the year left four dead and four wounded in separate incidents, in Goicoechea, San Rafael de Heredia, San José and Guácimo. The most bloody was in Ipis de Goicoechea (a highly conflictive area on the east side of San...

Costa Rica Violence at All-Time High

  QCOSTARICA (Insightcrime.org) Homicides reached historic levels during the past year in Costa Rica, forcing authorities to look for new ways to counteract the surge in violence. Statistics from Costa Rica's Judicial Investigation Department (OIJ) show that 2015 was the country's most violent year on record,...

Costa Rica Is “A Haven For Drug Smugglers”, Says New OIJ Director

QCOSTARICA - The new head of the Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ), Walter Espinoza, says that the country needs a specialized unit to combat organized crime. Espinoza, elected on Monday to lead the country's judicial police force (akin to the FBI), says one of his...

Is El Chapo’s Son In Costa Rica?

QCOSTARICA - A Tweet by Jesús Alfredo Guzmán Salazar - son of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán - where he seen with two other people, with their faces covered and whose location is indicated as Costa Rica, has the Organismo de Investigacion Judicial (OIJ), scurrying...

Narco Group Invested Money In Land and Businesses

(QCOSTARICA) The organization dedicated to the business of international drug trafficking invested millions of dollars in buying land in Liberia, Guanacaste and retail businesses in Cartago; that is how they laundered the profits from the illegal trade. The investigation that culminated in a series of...

Government Forced To Drop Price To Sell Confiscated Property

QCOSTARICA - The home of Alejandro Jiménez González, alias Palidejo, in the Altos de Montenegro in Canos de Alajuela, is for sale and so far the government has not had any takers for the seized home, forcing it to once again reduce the price...

El Indio Replacement In Hiding Following Assassination Attempt

QCOSTARICA - Pamela Crespi, 29, one of three persons accused of being part of El Indio's gang of drug traffickers and car thieves centered in the southern metropolitan area, but who was declared innocent during the trial, was shot three times Sunday morning. She was...

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