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Judge prohibits policemen who extorted tourists in Jacó from carrying firearms

A judge prohibited two policemen from carrying of firearms, suspected in taking money and cell phones from two tourists in Playa Jacó. The decision against the officers, identified by their last names Faerron and Falcón, was handed down Friday afternoon by the Criminal Court of...

Two Costa Rica Police Officials Arrested For Extorting Bribe From Canadian Tourists

Two officers of the Fuerza Pública (National Police) were arrested on Thursday (Nov. 29) after following up on a complaint by two Canadian tourists who were charged US$600 dollars to not be detained (arrested) for not carrying their passports. According to the Organismo de Investigación...

Nicaragua: International Reporters Attacked And Robbed In Sight Of Police

Arnaldo Arita and Jorge Cabrera, correspondents for the Reuters international news agency in Nicaragua, denounced the robbery and the aggressions suffered by hooded men and protected by the Policía Nacional (National Police), while covering the attack on the protesters who remained on the barricades...