In this undated photo released by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Jan. 31, 2013, a P3 Orion Airborne Early Warning aircraft belonging to the CBP flies at an unspecified location. The Central American country abolished its army in 1948 and plowed money into education, social benefits and environmental preservation. As a result, Costa Rican officials say, the country can’t battle ruthless and well-equipped Mexican drug cartels without U.S. help. The U.S. is patrolling Costa Rica’s skies and waters and providing millions of dollars in training and equipment to Costa Rican officials who have launched a tough line on crime backed by top-to-bottom transformation of the law-enforcement and justice systems. (AP Photo/U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

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In this undated photo released by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Jan. 31, 2013, a P3 Orion Airborne Early Warning aircraft belonging to the CBP flies at an unspecified location. The Central American country abolished its army in 1948 and plowed money into education, social benefits and environmental preservation. As a result, Costa Rican officials say, the country can’t battle ruthless and well-equipped Mexican drug cartels without U.S. help. The U.S. is patrolling Costa Rica’s skies and waters and providing millions of dollars in training and equipment to Costa Rican officials who have launched a tough line on crime backed by top-to-bottom transformation of the law-enforcement and justice systems. (AP Photo/U.S. Customs and Border Protection)
In this undated photo released by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Jan. 31, 2013, a P3 Orion Airborne Early Warning aircraft belonging to the CBP flies at an unspecified location. The Central American country abolished its army in 1948 and plowed money into education, social benefits and environmental preservation. As a result, Costa Rican officials say, the country can’t battle ruthless and well-equipped Mexican drug cartels without U.S. help. The U.S. is patrolling Costa Rica’s skies and waters and providing millions of dollars in training and equipment to Costa Rican officials who have launched a tough line on crime backed by top-to-bottom transformation of the law-enforcement and justice systems. (AP Photo/U.S. Customs and Border Protection)
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