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Crime is growing in Costa Rica, US embassy warns

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Through its website, the U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica, warns Americans of the danger in Costa Rica due to the increase in assaults and robberies towards tourists.

“Crime is increasing in Costa Rica and U.S. citizens are frequent victims. While petty theft is the main problem, armed robberies have been known to occur even in broad daylight.  American tourists and residents can also take steps to protect themselves,” says the opening statement.

Source: Q Costa Rica