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Costa Rica sues Nicaragua over military camp near border
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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…

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…

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

The Tico Times - 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…

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…

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

The Tico Times - 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…

Costa Rica, Nicaragua enter final hearings at The Hague in border dispute
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Border dispute
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Costa Rica, Nicaragua enter final hearings at The Hague in border dispute

L. Arias - April 14, 2015

Final hearings start Tuesday at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the long-running border dispute between Costa Rica and Nicaragua. During the final stage of the legal…

Costa Rica begins repairing damages on island disputed by Nicaragua
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Border dispute
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Costa Rica begins repairing damages on island disputed by Nicaragua

AFP - April 1, 2015

Costa Rica announced Wednesday that it began operations to repair damages caused by Nicaraguan ships dredging an island disputed by the two countries. A statement from the Costa Rican…

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