Costa Rica to deport Cuban migrants who lack visa
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Costa Rica to deport Cuban migrants who lack visa

L. Arias - December 28, 2015

Costa Rica has decided to deport Cuban migrants who have entered the country in recent weeks without a valid visa. The decision, confirmed by Immigration Administration Director…

Central America leaders fail again to reach agreement on Cuban migrant crisis
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Central America leaders fail again to reach agreement on Cuban migrant crisis

L. Arias - December 23, 2015

Central American negotiators on Tuesday failed at yet another attempt to find a solution to help Cuban migrants stranded in Costa Rica near its borders with Nicaragua and Panama. Central American officials met in Mexico…

Discussion of Cuban migrant crisis to resume Tuesday in Mexico
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Discussion of Cuban migrant crisis to resume Tuesday in Mexico

L. Arias - December 21, 2015

Costa Rican officials on Tuesday will attend a regional meeting in Mexico to discuss the crisis of more than 6,000 Cuban migrants stranded since November in the country near…

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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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…

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Costa Rican held in ‘deplorable’ conditions in Nicaragua granted house arrest 

Zach Dyer - July 7, 2015

The Foreign Ministry announced Tuesday that a Costa Rican businessman arrested and held in “deplorable” conditions in Nicaragua for six weeks has been moved to house arrest.…

Costa Rican businessman held in ‘deplorable’ conditions in Nicaraguan jail, says foreign minister
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Costa Rican businessman held in ‘deplorable’ conditions in Nicaraguan jail, says foreign minister

Zach Dyer and AFP - June 23, 2015

Costa Rica expressed its displeasure Monday over the detention of a Costa Rican businessman in Nicaragua nearly four weeks ago. José Daniel Gil Trejos, who was detained…

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…