Costa Rica, Nicaragua to face off again at The Hague in new border dispute
Border dispute
3489 views
Border dispute
3489 views

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
1940 views
Border dispute
1940 views

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 extends deadline to settle payment with Nicaragua for environmental damage
Border dispute
1229 views
Border dispute
1229 views

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
Border dispute
1210 views1
Border dispute
1210 views1

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
Border dispute
1424 views
Border dispute
1424 views

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
Border dispute
734 views
Border dispute
734 views

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
Border dispute
1778 views1
Border dispute
1778 views1

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
Border dispute
922 views
Border dispute
922 views

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
Border dispute
988 views
Border dispute
988 views

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
Border dispute
1548 views5
Border dispute
1548 views5

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…