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

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…

Ortega says Nicaragua will compensate Costa Rica for environmental damage
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Border dispute
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Ortega says Nicaragua will compensate Costa Rica for environmental damage

L. Arias - December 6, 2016

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega said his government will pay Costa Rica compensation over environmental damage associated with Nicaragua’s illegal dredging of the Isla Calero wetlands in 2010.…

Chief prosecutor pledges indictments in border road scandal by year end
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Chief prosecutor pledges indictments in border road scandal by year end

L. Arias - October 3, 2016

Costa Rica’s General Prosecutor Jorge Chavarría Guzmán said he is almost ready to file charges for corruption in the failed construction of a road along the border with Nicaragua.…

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…

Nicaragua government praises ‘balanced’ ruling in border dispute with Costa Rica
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Nicaragua government praises ‘balanced’ ruling in border dispute with Costa Rica

L. Arias - December 16, 2015

The Nicaraguan government said Wednesday that it will respect the final ruling of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the country's long-running border dispute with Costa…

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

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 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…