US donates bombsniffing dog to Costa Rican penitentiary

first_imgNo related posts. The U.S. Embassy in San José donated a dog trained to detect weapons and bombs that will be in charge of checking every object and person entering the maximum-security prison La Reforma, the largest in Costa Rica.Ámbar is the first bomb-detecting dog owned by the Penitenciary Police and is worth $ 5,900. The new K9 officer will join five drug-sniffing dogs currently working at La Reforma, located in the province of Alajuela, north of the capital.The 9-month-old Belgian shepherd arrived from Guatemala on Monday, and Justice Ministry plans for her include initiating a breeding program.The U.S. government provided training in Guatemala for two La Reforma officers who will handle the dog.The embassy also donated a sound system that will be used for announcing the entry of visitors to La Reforma. Facebook Commentslast_img read more

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CSI CBS is preparing what it hopes will be the wor

first_imgCSICBS is preparing what it hopes will be the world’s largest ever drama simulcast with a simultaneous 150-country screening of CSI.International broadcasters and channels that have CSI rights will show the same episode of the enduringly popular US procedural, which is distributed by CBS Studios International.The simulcast, which will take place on March 4, will be of the ‘Kitty’ episode of the drama that contained the ‘embedded pilot’ for the latest edition of the franchise, CSI: Cyber.CBS said it was organising ‘CSI Day’ to mark the fifteenth anniversary of the scripted show.The previous record for the largest international simulcast was for the fiftieth episode of BBC sci fi series Doctor Who, with an episode going out to 98 countries across six continents ion November 2013.The episode will go out at 7pm US Eastern time on March 4. In the US, it will be streamed on the CBS website.“When CSI premiered, I had no idea it would become the sensational global franchise it is today,” said Anthony Zuiker, creator of the CSI franchise and co-creator and executive producer of CSI: Cyber. “I can’t think of a better way to kick off CSI: Cyber and celebrate 15 years of international success than with a worldwide simulcast.”last_img read more

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