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Government to shut down CONAVI, National Concessions Council, and create new infrastructure agency based on performance
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Government to shut down CONAVI, National Concessions Council, and create new infrastructure agency based on performance

L. Arias - October 9, 2014

Public Works and Transport Minister Carlos Segnini on Wednesday announced the creation of a new agency called the National Infrastructure Institute (INI), which will entail the closure of…

Solís sidesteps Nicaragua border dispute in UN address
Crime
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Crime
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Solís sidesteps Nicaragua border dispute in UN address

The Tico Times - September 25, 2014

In Luis Guillermo Solís' first speech before the United Nations General Assembly, the Costa Rican president mentioned several international conflicts. But the country's ongoing border dispute with Nicaragua was not…

Costa Rica concerned by Nicaragua’s interest in boosting its military, says minister
Border dispute
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Border dispute
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Costa Rica concerned by Nicaragua’s interest in boosting its military, says minister

L. Arias - September 5, 2014

Costa Rica's Foreign Minister Manuel González Sanz on Thursday expressed concern over the country's chilly relations with the Sandinista administration of Daniel Ortega to the north. González spoke about Costa…

Police carry out 9 anti-drug raids in Limón, arrest 4
Crime
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Crime
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Police carry out 9 anti-drug raids in Limón, arrest 4

The Tico Times - June 12, 2014

Costa Rican police have been busy this week. Very busy. Authorities raided nine properties across the Caribbean province of Limón Thursday morning, arresting one woman and two…

Disinfecting government: The light of a new day dawning provides needed transparency for Costa Rica
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Disinfecting government: The light of a new day dawning provides needed transparency for Costa Rica

Gary L. Lehring - May 31, 2014

One of the campaign promises of President Luis Guillermo Solís that reverberated most with voters was the pledge of transparency in government. Following years of backroom politicking…

Solís visits scandal-plagued border road, vows to clean up predecessor’s mess
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Solís visits scandal-plagued border road, vows to clean up predecessor’s mess

L. Arias - May 26, 2014

Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís on Friday visited the isolated and impoverished border area in northern Costa Rica, the site of a troubled road project plagued…

Candidate Johnny Araya traveled to Panama with leading construction firm CEO to watch a soccer match
Elections 2014
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Elections 2014
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Candidate Johnny Araya traveled to Panama with leading construction firm CEO to watch a soccer match

L. Arias - April 2, 2014

Five days after being elected the presidential candidate of the ruling National Liberation Party (PLN), then-San José Mayor Johnny Araya flew to Panama in a private jet…

Report: Prison overcrowding, human trafficking are Costa Rica’s top human rights issues
Crime
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Crime
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Report: Prison overcrowding, human trafficking are Costa Rica’s top human rights issues

The Tico Times - February 28, 2014

Harsh prison conditions, domestic abuse and human trafficking are among the top concerns for Costa Rica, according to the United States State Department’s 2013 Human Rights Practices…

Archive
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International Court of Justice dismisses another Nicaraguan claim against Costa Rica

AFP and The Tico Times - December 13, 2013

THE HAGUE - The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Friday rejected Nicaragua's claim that Costa Rica was causing environmental damage with the construction of a road…

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Chinchilla calls Nicaragua’s admission over border wetlands incursion a ‘moral victory’ for Costa Rica

The Tico Times - October 15, 2013

The International Court of Justice will continue to hear Costa Rica and Nicaragua present their cases through Thursday at The Hague, but Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla…