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Costa Rica extends deadline to settle payment with Nicaragua for environmental damage
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Border dispute
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Costa Rica extends deadline to settle payment with Nicaragua for environmental damage

L. Arias - December 17, 2016

Last year, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) at The Hague gave Nicaragua one year – until Dec. 15, 2016 – to compensate Costa Rica for environmental damage…

Ortega says Nicaragua will compensate Costa Rica for environmental damage
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Border dispute
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Ortega says Nicaragua will compensate Costa Rica for environmental damage

L. Arias - December 6, 2016

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega said his government will pay Costa Rica compensation over environmental damage associated with Nicaragua’s illegal dredging of the Isla Calero wetlands in 2010.…

Costa Rica seeks $6 million in environmental damages from Nicaragua in border dispute
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Border dispute
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Costa Rica seeks $6 million in environmental damages from Nicaragua in border dispute

Zach Dyer - June 7, 2016

Costa Rica formally announced Tuesday it will seek more than $6 million in compensation from Nicaragua over environmental damages and other costs associated with Nicaragua’s illegal dredging…

Nicaragua government praises ‘balanced’ ruling in border dispute with Costa Rica
Border dispute
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Border dispute
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Nicaragua government praises ‘balanced’ ruling in border dispute with Costa Rica

L. Arias - December 16, 2015

The Nicaraguan government said Wednesday that it will respect the final ruling of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the country's long-running border dispute with Costa…

The Hague Court: Territory disputed with Nicaragua belongs to Costa Rica
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Border dispute
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The Hague Court: Territory disputed with Nicaragua belongs to Costa Rica

L. Arias - December 16, 2015

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Wednesday recognized Costa Rica’s sovereignty over a 2.5-square-kilometer disputed territory on the border with Nicaragua, one of the main claims fought over by…

International Court of Justice to rule on Costa Rica-Nicaragua border dispute on Dec. 16
Border dispute
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Border dispute
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International Court of Justice to rule on Costa Rica-Nicaragua border dispute on Dec. 16

L. Arias - December 4, 2015

The Hague-based International Court of Justice on Friday reported that it will issue a final ruling Dec. 16 on the joined cases raised by Costa Rica and Nicaragua over a series…

Damaged wetlands recovering along Costa Rica-Nicaragua border
Border dispute
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Border dispute
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Damaged wetlands recovering along Costa Rica-Nicaragua border

L. Arias - November 17, 2015

Environment Ministry (MINAE) officials reported Monday that wetlands near the Nicaraguan border in northwestern Costa Rica are recovering satisfactorily after allegedly suffering damages caused by dredging work carried out…

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

Robert Isenberg - 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…

New Costa Rica-Nicaragua border crossing to open this weekend
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Business
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New Costa Rica-Nicaragua border crossing to open this weekend

Robert Isenberg - May 1, 2015

LAS TABLILLAS, Alajuela — Until recently, Las Tablillas hasn’t looked like much. There’s a lonesome highway, some scattered buildings, and a police checkpoint, where a group of…

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