Costa Rica is one of the most dynamic economies in central America and a destination of millions of tourists every year.
But drug trafficking is becoming a major problem and violence is on the rise in the country.
In the relatively poor city of Barra Del Colorado, a growing number of people are turning to the narcotics trade to earn a living, due to a lack of financial help from the government.
Al Jazeera's Andy Gallacher reports from Barra Del Colorado, Costa Rica,
Source: Al Jazeera