Costa Rica, Venezuela clash at OAS summit in Mexico
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica, Venezuela clash at OAS summit in Mexico

L. Arias - June 20, 2017

The foreign ministers of Costa Rica and Venezuela engaged in a verbal spat after delegates at the 47th General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) failed…

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

Brazil faux pas sparks heated debate in Legislative Assembly
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Costa Rica
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Brazil faux pas sparks heated debate in Legislative Assembly

L. Arias - September 30, 2016

Foreign Minister Manuel González Sanz told the Legislative Assembly on Thursday that Costa Rica’s decision to walk out of the United Nations (U.N.) session before Brazilian President…

Christiana Figueres sees lessons for UN leadership in climate talks
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Climate Change
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Christiana Figueres sees lessons for UN leadership in climate talks

Zach Dyer - July 8, 2016

U.N. secretary-general hopeful Christiana Figueres held up her success as executive secretary of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change as an example of the international organization's…

UPDATE: Nicaragua deports detained Costa Rican activist
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Conservation
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UPDATE: Nicaragua deports detained Costa Rican activist

L. Arias - June 27, 2016

UPDATE: Monday, June 27, 9:00 p.m. Nicaraguan authorities deported Costa Rican environmental and indigenous activist Byron Reyes Ortiz on Monday evening, two days after he was detained…

Why some Cuban migrants aren’t trying their chances with smugglers
Cuban migrants
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Cuban migrants
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Why some Cuban migrants aren’t trying their chances with smugglers

Zach Dyer - February 1, 2016

SAN RAMÓN, Alajuela — After the first successful airlift of Cubans out of Costa Rica on Jan. 12, a path to the U.S. for the stranded migrants…

Cuban migrant airlift set to continue but could take months
Cuban migrants
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Cuban migrants
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Cuban migrant airlift set to continue but could take months

Zach Dyer - January 21, 2016

The Cuban airlift out of Costa Rica is set to continue next week after regional leaders came to an agreement on a tentative schedule Wednesday afternoon, according…

Cuban migrant airlift from Costa Rica starts Jan. 12
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Crime
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Cuban migrant airlift from Costa Rica starts Jan. 12

Zach Dyer - January 7, 2016

Next Tuesday is a day many Cuban migrants in Costa Rica have been waiting for ever since they left the island to try to reach the United…