Additional Community Influences
There is a limited police presence in Boruca. The officers rotate between communities within the county of Buenos Aires. Police spend six days within the Brunka community, followed by four days of absence. Some of the members of the law enforcement team are Brunka, while others have non-indigenous backgrounds.
The local youth group in Boruca is called ASJOB. The group consists of approximately 40 individuals and is open to local high school students for participation. The group works with the Cultural Radio station to announce events and also has connections to the Development Association.
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