Ortega says Nicaragua will compensate Costa Rica for environmental damage
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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.…

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

Zach Dyer - 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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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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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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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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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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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…

Nicaragua denies Costa Rica’s claims of environmental damage
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Nicaragua denies Costa Rica’s claims of environmental damage

L. Arias - April 19, 2015

A legal team representing the Nicaraguan government on Friday concluded a first round of hearings at the International Court of Justice by arguing that no evidence exists…