Monday, October 09, 2006

Cocaine shipment intercepted

In this photo released by the Costa Rican Ministry of Public Security, Costa Rican drug enforcement officers stand guard over 3.5 tons of cocaine in the Pacific port city of Puntarenas, Costa Rica, 125 km (about 75 miles) west of the capital of San Jose, Monday, Oct. 9, 2006. The drug shipment was captured on a Costa Rican flagged boat in a joint operation between the United States and Costa Rica, and was estimated to be worth $ 55 million, with a possible street value of $ 500 million if it had reached the U.S., according to Costa Rica's Minister of Public Security Fernando Berrocal. (AP Photo/Costa Rican Ministry of Public Security/Humberto Ballestero )

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1 comment:

Erin R. said...

Oh, dear... that is a lot of cocaine...

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