Articles tagged “narcotics”

Costa Rica relies on U.S. military for prime position in Latin American tourism

Costa Rica relies on U.S. military for prime position in Latin American tourism

Micheal Weissenstein, Associated Press

The U.S. is trying to help Costa Rica keep its drug problem under control, but there's something about foxes and hen houses here that, despite best intentions, doesn't fortel a successful endeavour.

7 years ago

British tourist in Bali sentenced to death for cocaine possession

Associated Press

Sandiford's case is an odd one in which she admits to doing everything wrong that a tourist could do wrong, like taking a package from a stranger and not looking inside. Her last hope is if Bali authorities commute the sentence.

7 years ago

Don’t buy marijuana abroad: Tourist gets 6 months for possession in Bali

Associated Press

Idyllic southeast Asia becomes a lot less picture-perfect when you're looking at a prison sentence. Visitors need to remember that an escape from the ordinary doesn't equal an escape from local laws.

7 years ago