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

Can I still renew my Costa Rican visa through Peñas Blancas?
Expat Living
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Expat Living
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Can I still renew my Costa Rican visa through Peñas Blancas?

Zach Dyer - November 16, 2015

Update: Nov. 17 12:08 p.m. Channel 7 TV News reported that Cuban migrants blocked the Inter-American Highway Tuesday morning at Peñas Blancas, demanding that Nicaraguan authorities let them…

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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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…

Costa Rica asks international court to prevent further occupations from Nicaragua
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Border dispute
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Costa Rica asks international court to prevent further occupations from Nicaragua

L. Arias - April 29, 2015

Costa Rica’s legal team on Tuesday wrapped up its closing arguments in the border dispute with Nicaragua before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) at The Hague. The country’s…

At The Hague: Nicaragua says Costa Rica’s border road dumps “massive amounts of sediment” into San Juan River
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Border dispute
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At The Hague: Nicaragua says Costa Rica’s border road dumps “massive amounts of sediment” into San Juan River

L. Arias - April 23, 2015

Nicaragua presented experts before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) this week who testified that Costa Rica's border road has caused so much sedimentation in the San Juan River…

A key week for Costa Rica in border dispute with Nicaragua
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A key week for Costa Rica in border dispute with Nicaragua

L. Arias - February 2, 2015

Costa Rican officials on Monday appeared before The Hague-based International Court of Justice to file a final written response in the ongoing territorial dispute with Nicaragua, the Foreign Ministry confirmed.…

Nicaragua’s Pastora calls Costa Rica’s latest accusations ‘a bunch of lies’ aimed at boosting President Solís’ image
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Nicaragua’s Pastora calls Costa Rica’s latest accusations ‘a bunch of lies’ aimed at boosting President Solís’ image

L. Arias - November 19, 2014

Former guerrilla leader Edén Pastora, the Nicaraguan government's point man for the ongoing dredging of the Río San Juan, on Tuesday evening denied accusations by Costa Rican officials that Nicaraguan…

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