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U.S. Increases Contribution To Costa Rica To Fight Organized Crime

The United States Congress approved to provide Costa Rica with a US$40.7 million item in the fight against drug trafficking and organized crime during 2019.
A rise in violent crime, including multiple murders of tourists, is threatening Costa Rica’s peaceful image.
According to the Foreign Ministry, said budget allocation represents an increase of 33% with respect to the aid received from the U.S. last year.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs assured that the increase responds to good results of the government, the Ministry of Public Security and the police forces in their work to combat drug trafficking and organized crime in the country.
Costa Rica requested (lobbied) the increased cooperation resources. “For this achievement, the work of the Embassy of Costa Rica in the United States in its constant communication

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