• Costa Rica Coffee Guide

World Court rules Costa Rica can navigate San Juan

July 10, 2009

The International Court of Justice in The Hague, Netherlands, has ruled that Costa Rica has navigation rights for purposes of commerce, including passenger transport, on the San Juan River, a natural border between Costa Rica and Nicaragua. But Nicaragua has the right to require Costa Rican vessels and their passengers stop at two checkpoints along the river, the World Court said.

You may be interested

Photos: Flooding in Turrialba, Costa Rica
Costa Rica
254 views
Costa Rica
254 views

Photos: Flooding in Turrialba, Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 23, 2021

The consequences of heavy and persistent rainfall continue to impact Costa Rica on Friday, particularly in the canton of Turrialba…

Red alerts issued due to flooding, landslides in Costa Rica
Costa Rica
238 views
Costa Rica
238 views

Red alerts issued due to flooding, landslides in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 23, 2021

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) on Friday placed five Costa Rica cantons under a Red Alert due to dangerous weather…

Floods, landslides impacting Costa Rica on Friday
Costa Rica
249 views
Costa Rica
249 views

Floods, landslides impacting Costa Rica on Friday

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 23, 2021

The consequences of heavy and persistent rainfall continue to impact Costa Rica on Friday, particularly in the canton of Turrialba…

The Tico Times | Top Costa Rica News, Travel, Culture and Sports