Well, our politicians finally accepted that a civilist country cannot fight the narco cartel violence and trade. In the frame of a mutual help treaty the US is sending a quite powerful fleet to Costa Rica in order to fight off the narco leftist vermin.
In this fleet we have:
USS Makin Island, LHD 8, brand new with a displacement of 41,335 tons full.
USS Champion, MCM 4, 1,367 tons
USCGC Bertholf, 4,500 tons
USCGC Waesche, 4,607 tons
that part of a force of 7,000 marines, some 200 choppers, 10 Harriers, and some other 42 vessels.
I think they mean business with that class of battle order. Of course, it will be better if they treat the issue as a war instead of law enforcement.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last.
Sir Winston Churchill