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Authorities inspect 49 agriculture companies in Northern Zone, close 9
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Authorities inspect 49 agriculture companies in Northern Zone, close 9

AFP and The Tico Times - June 18, 2020

The Public Security Ministry (MSP) closed eight agriculture companies in Costa Rica's Northern Zone after inspections determined they were operating without the necessary health permits. A ninth…

Costa Rica tightens controls in the agricultural sector due to coronavirus
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica tightens controls in the agricultural sector due to coronavirus

AFP and The Tico Times - June 11, 2020

Costa Rican authorities announced Wednesday a "health intervention" for agricultural companies and food packers, especially near the border area with Nicaragua, in order to control the COVID-19…

Costa Rica installs airfield on border with Nicaragua to reinforce coronavirus surveillance
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica installs airfield on border with Nicaragua to reinforce coronavirus surveillance

AFP and The Tico Times - April 13, 2020

Costa Rica installed an airfield in its northern zone to control the passage of people across the border with Nicaragua, a country that has not adopted measures…

More than 60,000 people flee Nicaragua crisis: UN
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Central America
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More than 60,000 people flee Nicaragua crisis: UN

AFP - April 16, 2019

More than 60,000 people have fled the crisis in Nicaragua over the past year, the UN said Tuesday, with neighboring Costa Rica bearing the brunt of the…

Costa Rica concerned over Nicaraguan action at Isla Portillos
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica concerned over Nicaraguan action at Isla Portillos

AFP and The Tico Times - December 14, 2018

Costa Rica on Thursday expressed its reservations in regards to a Nicaraguan project to create a wildlife refuge within the border territory of Isla Portillos, which has…

Protests in Nicaragua renew tensions with Costa Rica
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Nicaragua
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Protests in Nicaragua renew tensions with Costa Rica

AFP - April 20, 2018

Ongoing protests in Nicaragua caused renewed diplomatic tension between that country and its southern neighbor, Costa Rica, on Friday after officials in San José called on Managua…

Costa Rica has unfair advantage in maritime delimitation claim, says Nicaragua
Border dispute
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Border dispute
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Costa Rica has unfair advantage in maritime delimitation claim, says Nicaragua

L. Arias - July 4, 2017

Costa Rica opened the oral proceedings of its case against Nicaragua before The Hague-based International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Monday by describing Nicaragua's border claims as…

Costa Rica, Nicaragua to face off again at The Hague in new border dispute
Border dispute
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Border dispute
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Costa Rica, Nicaragua to face off again at The Hague in new border dispute

L. Arias - June 29, 2017

Costa Rica and Nicaragua are now set to begin a new chapter in their epic border disputes before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) at The Hague. Legal…

Costa Rica submits arguments against Nicaragua in $6.7 million environmental damage complaint
Border dispute
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Border dispute
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Costa Rica submits arguments against Nicaragua in $6.7 million environmental damage complaint

L. Arias - April 3, 2017

Costa Rica submitted a document on Monday to the International Court of Justice at The Hague that lay out the arguments underpinning the $6.7 million bill the country sent…

Costa Rica sues Nicaragua over military camp near border
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica sues Nicaragua over military camp near border

L. Arias - January 16, 2017

Costa Rica filed a new complaint against Nicaragua before International Court of Justice (ICJ) at The Hague on Monday, denouncing the presence of a military camp from…