This pigeon was caught with a little bag filled with drugs attached to its chest as to it flew to La Reforma Penitentiary in Costa Rica on Tuesday.
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Marijuana advocates marched Saturday in San José to encourage legalization of the drug for medical, industrial, alimentary and recreational purposes.
The mass migration of tens of thousands of children and adolescents from Central America festered for months before exploding into a full-blown border refugee/immigration crisis in the last few weeks
As cartels battle drug warriors, environmentalists struggle to preserve nature in dangerous territory.
Obama Refuses to Back Growing Call for Drug Legalization to Stem Spreading Violence in Latin America
While the presidents of Guatemala, Colombia, Costa Rica and El Salvador have voiced support for an end to the drug war, President Obama rejected their calls for drug legalization during high-level talks at the Summit of the Americas in Colombia.
The President of Guatemala, Otto Perez put the issue of drug legalization on the SICA agenda in a historic meeting in Antigua, Guatemala on Saturday, despite the efforts of a certain power to get the meeting canceled at the last minute.
Drug legalization in Central America merits a “serious” debate as a solution to the crime and violence coursing through the region even if it runs up against U.S. opposition, said Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla.
The movement says it opposes to the war on drugs started by former U.S. president, Richard Nixon, in 1971 and Costa Rica's following of the U.S. prohibition model that could end up to the similar impossible situation in Mexico.
Costa Rican opposition parties expressed their rejection to the entry of more soldiers, ships and helicopters from the US to Costa Rica, on a pretext to fight drug trafficking.
Former Costa Rican president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Oscar Arias says stopping drug trafficking in Mexico and other countries is "almost impossible."