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Route 1856: President Chinchilla’s nightmare

Alberto Font - December 21, 2012

It’s been a tough year for the president. One of Laura Chinchilla’s most important projects of 2012, a 160-kilometer border road named Route 1856, was supposed to…

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Border route probe almost ends in fight

L. Arias - December 12, 2012

A probe by a legislative commission investigating alleged corruption in contracting procedures in the construction of a road on the border with Nicaragua was temporarily halted on…

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Nicaragua’s Pastora confirms request to obtain navigation rights on Costa Rican river

L. Arias - February 6, 2013

Edén Pastora, the Nicaraguan government official responsible for dredging the Río San Juan, confirmed Wednesday to local Channel 15 that Nicaragua asked the International Court of Justice…

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Prosecutor’s Office raids National Emergency Commission a second time

Tico Times - June 12, 2012

Officials from the Prosecutor's Office and agents from the Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ) on Tuesday raided for a second time this month the offices of the National…

Prosecutor’s Office to charge 26 people for failed border road project
Corruption
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Corruption
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Prosecutor’s Office to charge 26 people for failed border road project

L. Arias - January 18, 2017

Costa Rica’s General Prosecutor Jorge Chavarría Guzmán says he is ready to present the biggest indictment in Costa Rican history: charges against 26 people for irregularities committed in…

Chief prosecutor pledges indictments in border road scandal by year end
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Chief prosecutor pledges indictments in border road scandal by year end

L. Arias - October 3, 2016

Costa Rica’s General Prosecutor Jorge Chavarría Guzmán said he is almost ready to file charges for corruption in the failed construction of a road along the border with Nicaragua.…

PHOTOS: Life along the Costa Rica-Nicaragua border
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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PHOTOS: Life along the Costa Rica-Nicaragua border

Alberto Font - May 16, 2015

LOS CHILES, Alajuela — We left San José around 9 a.m. in a rented car and headed towards the north of the country. The mission was to…

Costa Rica’s border road, ‘la trocha’ confounds
Border dispute
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Border dispute
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Costa Rica’s border road, ‘la trocha’ confounds

The Tico Times - May 13, 2015

LOS CHILES, Alajuela — If you ask random strangers in northern Alajuela province where la trocha is, they know exactly what you’re talking about. They give explicit…

At world court, Costa Rica claims Nicaragua violated border treaty
Border dispute
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Border dispute
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At world court, Costa Rica claims Nicaragua violated border treaty

L. Arias - April 15, 2015

Costa Rica’s legal team on Wednesday wrapped up a first stage of hearings at The Hague-based International Court of Justice with closing arguments in a case against…

Costa Rica, Nicaragua enter final hearings at The Hague in border dispute
Border dispute
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Border dispute
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Costa Rica, Nicaragua enter final hearings at The Hague in border dispute

L. Arias - April 14, 2015

Final hearings start Tuesday at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the long-running border dispute between Costa Rica and Nicaragua. During the final stage of the legal…