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Sala I annuls Crucitas mining concession, dismisses appeals

Clayton R. Norman - November 30, 2011

The Supreme Court’s Civil and Administrative Law Branch (Sala I) annulled Wednesday the mining concession issued to Industrias Infinito to operate an open-pit gold mine at Las…

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Lawyer in Crucitas fight goes to court for defamation charges

Clayton R. Norman - November 29, 2011

One of the environmental lawyers who has led the fight against gold mining at Las Crucitas near the Nicaraguan border appeared in court Monday to face accusations…

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Protesters march against Crucitas Mine saga

Clayton R. Norman - November 25, 2011

More than 100 protesters turned out Tuesday morning at San José’s Plaza de la  Cultura to demonstrate their anger at what they say is a years-long trail…

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Did a judge in the Crucitas mine case leak trial information to Industrias Infinito?

Karla Arias Alvarado - November 17, 2011

Costa Rica opened a judicial investigation due to the possible leak of information during the Crucitas gold mining trial early this year.  Moisés Fachler, a substitute judge…

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Infinito Gold appeals Crucitas ruling

Tico Times - January 21, 2011

Costa Rican gold mining company Industrias Infinito, a subsidiary of the Canadian company Infinito Gold, Inc., this week filed an appeal with the Supreme Court’s Civil and Administrative…

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Conclusions on Crucitas Coming Soon

Mike McDonald - November 18, 2010

Both opponents and proponents of the stalled Crucitas open pit gold mine in northern Costa Rica began to present their conclusions in Costa Rica’s Administrative Contention Court…

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The Open Wound of Crucitas

Mike McDonald - July 30, 2010

The Costa Rican government announced Tuesday that it would not repeal Industrias Infinito S.A.’s concession to operate an openpit gold mine. Costa Rican Second Vice President Alfio…

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Government won’t commit to closing Crucitas gold mine

Mike McDonald - July 16, 2010

  After distancing her government from the stalled and controversial Crucitas open-pit gold mine in Costa Rica's northern zone near the Nicaraguan border, President Laura Chinchilla and…

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Environmentalists to Crucitas gold mine: Take a hike

Mike McDonald - July 2, 2010

    Costa Rican environmentalists announced Monday that they will march for seven days – covering roughly 170 kilometers – to protest the stalled open pit gold…

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Crucitas Gold Mine Back on Hold

Mike McDonald - April 30, 2010

Costa Rica’s Administrative Contention Tribunal, an appeals court that reviews the actions of government agencies, has approved precautionary measures that prolong the suspension of work at the…

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