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Lawyer in Crucitas fight goes to court for defamation charges

Clayton R. Norman - November 29, 2011

One of the environmental lawyers who has led the fight against gold mining at Las Crucitas near the Nicaraguan border appeared in court Monday to face accusations…

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Protesters march against Crucitas Mine saga

Clayton R. Norman - November 25, 2011

More than 100 protesters turned out Tuesday morning at San José’s Plaza de la  Cultura to demonstrate their anger at what they say is a years-long trail…

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Did a judge in the Crucitas mine case leak trial information to Industrias Infinito?

Karla Arias Alvarado - November 17, 2011

Costa Rica opened a judicial investigation due to the possible leak of information during the Crucitas gold mining trial early this year.  Moisés Fachler, a substitute judge…

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Top government lawyer under fire for appealing Crucitas case

Rommel Téllez - February 4, 2011

When a gold mining concession once granted to Industrias Infinito was revoked by a court order on Nov. 24 last year, it didn’t take an expert to…

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Infinito Gold appeals Crucitas ruling

Tico Times - January 21, 2011

Costa Rican gold mining company Industrias Infinito, a subsidiary of the Canadian company Infinito Gold, Inc., this week filed an appeal with the Supreme Court’s Civil and Administrative…

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Crucitas ruling bad sign, say biz leaders

Mike McDonald - December 3, 2010

A landmark court ruling that last week struck down a major gold mining concession may scare away foreign investment, say some members of Costa Rica’s business and…

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Costa Rican Court Strikes Down Las Crucitas Gold Mine Project

Mike McDonald - November 24, 2010

A Costa Rican appeals court handed environmentalists a resounding victory Wednesday by ruling that a concession for a controversial open-pit gold mine at Las Crucitas, a small…

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Conclusions on Crucitas Coming Soon

Mike McDonald - November 18, 2010

Both opponents and proponents of the stalled Crucitas open pit gold mine in northern Costa Rica began to present their conclusions in Costa Rica’s Administrative Contention Court…

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Protesters Begin Hunger Strike to Stop Crucitas Gold Mine

The Tico Times - October 11, 2010

Activists protested open pit mining in Costa Rica Saturday in front of Casa Presidencial. The protest against the Crucitas open-pit gold mine, a project that is on…

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The Open Wound of Crucitas

Mike McDonald - July 30, 2010

The Costa Rican government announced Tuesday that it would not repeal Industrias Infinito S.A.’s concession to operate an openpit gold mine. Costa Rican Second Vice President Alfio…

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