500 kg Cocaine Seized off Puntarena, Costa Rica
January 22: Authorities seized 500 kg of cocaine from a small boat off the coast of Puntarenas. It was unclear how the authorities obtained information regarding the narcotics. Three individuals were arrested at the scene. The origin and intended destination of the narcotics were unclear. Large-scale drug seizers are intermittently reported across Costa Rica.
Source: PVI Ltd