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Costa Rica fights drug smuggling on the Pacific coast

According to the Judicial Investigation Agency (OIJ) of the Supreme Court of Costa Rica, authorities are increasingly uncovering the activities of drug trafficking groups in the region.

"This can be attributed to several circumstances: The Pacific is an easier zone to cross. There are fewer countries than in the Caribbean," explained Michael Soto, former Minister of Public Security and current head of the OIJ's Office of Plans and Operations.

"Because the territory is vast, ships can move more easily. Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?

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