Bomb found on Isla Iguana suspends trips

Fishermen from the Pedasí area confirmed on Tuesday, January 30, that they had suspened trips to Isla Iguana after the discovery of a bomb. According to sources, the bomb was left by the US Army during the Second World War.

It was reported that the area where the artifact was found has been cordoned off and is being kept under strict security measures.

The bomb was located on Monday, January 29, by one of the park rangers of the Ministry of Environment who works in the wildlife refuge on Isla Iguana. The official immediately notified the National Aeronaval service the entity that coordinates efforts to extract explosives.

During the Second World War, Iguana Island was one of the numerous military bases used by the US Army.