New Canine Agents Reinforce Costa Rican Police Corps

Several Costa Rican police corps were reinforced with 17 new drug and explosives detection canine agents donated by the U.S. Embassy International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Office. As part of the cooperation with public security authorities, INL also financed the training of eight instructors and 16 dog handlers who work for the Fuerza ... Read More»

Four Helicopters Donated by the U.S. Government Are Now Operational

Four helicopters arrived in Costa Rica nearly a month ago as part of a two-year program between Costa Rica and the U.S. Embassy. The Costa Rican government will use these aircrafts to enhance their fight against illegal drug trafficking and increase the country’s capability to attend to crisis related to natural disasters. During this two-year ... Read More»

Four Helicopters Arrived in the Country to Be at the Service of Costa Rica

Four UH-IST helicopters arrived in the country aboard a Globemaster C-17. These aircrafts are part of the Aviation Program that the United States has with Costa Rica. Once the two-year program has ended, the aircrafts will be transferred permanently, after two years, to the Air Surveillance Service (SVA) of the Ministry of Public Security. The ... Read More»
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