Costa Rica, Past & Present
Part 1: Drug Trafficking by the US National Security Council
We call it the Ollie North International Airport. I have flown in and out of
it many times. It lies out on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, near Nosara.
It is a tiny airstrip for small planes, originally constructed for training
(touch-and-go exercises) and for refueling.
It is one of about eight airstrips built by Oliver North in Costa Rica for
support of the Contras. And, as it turns out, it is one of the reasons that
three individuals working for the US National Security Council, along with
the US ambassador and the local CIA Chief of Station, were barred from Costa
Rica for narcotrafficking.
I had heard rumors about this on the Internet. One hears many things on the