Drug cartels and CR police
While Costa Rica seems to win in PR over Nicaragua, the one place Nicaragua typically shines is in its fight against drug trafficing. Thus, even though this article is in Costa Rica Times, it is no surprise that Nicaragua receives praise in this area. The surprise comes when they start talking about the Costa Rica police.
Costa Rica – Over the past months there have been several instances where it looked like the local police officers in Costa Rica shrugged their duties when it comes to law enforcement of drug related activities. Yes turtle egg poaching has now become a drug related activity.
The article goes on to suggest that this corruption has gone further up the ladder in Costa Rica.