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Costa Rica finishes work to close artificial canal built by Nicaragua in disputed territory
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Border dispute
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Costa Rica finishes work to close artificial canal built by Nicaragua in disputed territory

George Rodriguez - April 9, 2015

Costa Rica successfully blocked an artificial canal that Nicaragua opened in 2013 in disputed territory near the mouth of the San Juan River, Costa Rica Foreign Affairs…

Solís alarmed by additional dredging in San Juan River on Costa Rica – Nicaragua border
Border dispute
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Border dispute
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Solís alarmed by additional dredging in San Juan River on Costa Rica – Nicaragua border

The Tico Times - August 22, 2014

President Luis Guillermo Solís responded to media reports that Nicaragua would add 13 more dredging ships to the two already in the border river. The president alleged…

Costa Rica and Pirates of the Caribbean: Paranoia in Tortuguero
Crime
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Crime
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Costa Rica and Pirates of the Caribbean: Paranoia in Tortuguero

The Tico Times - March 30, 2014

When the riverboat hummed its way to the dock, the sky was navy blue. It was 5:15 a.m., and dawn had not yet broken over the dense…

A canal across Nicaragua: Is this for real?
Business
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Business
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A canal across Nicaragua: Is this for real?

Julia Ríos | AFP - February 19, 2014

MANAGUA, Nicaragua – It would be an engineering feat of gargantuan proportions -- a $40 billion Chinese-built canal across Nicaragua to boost the flow of ships between the…