Costa Rica: Northern Zone, residents targets for assaults, robberies

Posted on September 6, 2014 • Filed under: Costa Rica, Crime, TRAVEL reported Responding to pressure from residents in Costa Rica’s Northern Zone, who say they increasingly have become targets for assaults and robberies, the Public Security Ministry announced Thursday that it had conducted the first of several sweeps of the area in an effort to catch the bad guys. Mata met with San Carlos municipal officials, National Police, Judicial Investigation Police bosses and community leaders to discuss solutions to the public security problems that have worsened in the last three months. Areas under surveillance also include the Guanacaste community of Nuevo Arenal. Read Article

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