A new wall divides two nations
- Costa Rican Town Caught in Border Dispute. Rogers, Tim // NACLA Report on the Americas;Sep/Oct2002, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p50
Reports on the decision of Justice Minister Jos Ã© Miguel Villalobos to override the demolition order of the Mexico de Upala, in August 2002. Reason behind the order; Overview of the territorial law of Costa Rica; Background on the border conflict between Nicaragua and Costa Rica.
- Pact of Amity between the Governments 0/ the Republics of Costa Rica and Nicaragua, February 21,1949. // International Organization;Aug49, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p580
This article presents the Pact of Amity between the governments of the Republics of Costa Rica and Nicaragua. The governments of the Republics of Costa Rica and Nicaragua have reiterated their firm resolve to continue to take all necessary measures to observe all the provisions and...
- Organization of American States. // International Organization;Nov56, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p659
This article presents a summary of activities of the Organization of American States. At a special meeting of the Council on January 10, 1955, the representative of Costa Rica requested the Council to take action to protect Costa Rica's territorial integrity and sovereignty from intervention by...
- A Post-Modern War in Central America Ghitis, Frida // World Politics Review;11/25/2010, p1
The article analyzes the implications of the dispute between Nicaragua and Costa Rica for the domestic politics in each country. Costa Rica accuses Nicaragua of invading its land and destroying its forests. Such conflict, according to the author, gave Costa Rica the opportunity to earn her...
- New U.S. Ship Deployment to Costa Rica Heightens Tensions. Lindsay-Poland, John // Foreign Policy in Focus;1/18/2011, p5
The article focuses on the heightened tension between Costa Rica and Nicaragua after the deployment of U.S. ships to Costa Rica amid the latter's complaint that the former send troops along the San Juan River. The Costa Rican legislature approved the deployment of U.S. ships and helicopters to...
- Costa Rica-Nicaragua Dispute Continues. // Latin America Monitor: Central America Monitor;Jan2011, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p1
The article reports on the long-running conflict between Costa Rica and Nicaragua regarding the San Juan River. It is expected that the disagreement will worsen as Nicaragua plans to construct a canal similar to that of Panama, with the help of Iran and Venezuela. A chart is presented that shows...
- A Post-Modern War in Central America. Ghitis, Frida // World Politics Review (Selective Content);11/25/2010, p1
The article offers information on the post-modern conflict between Costa Rica and Nicaragua. It says that the conflict, which is being fought in the media and diplomatic area, came as Costa Rica President Laura Chinchilla accused Nicaragua for invasion as Nicaraguan soldiers hoisted their flag...
- Glance to the Past. // Gay & Lesbian Times;11/6/2003, Issue 828, p14
Recounts the inclusion of Propositionm 187, a legal aiming to deny illegal immigrants social benefits, on the ballot in the November 8, 1984 election in the U.S.
- Alabama Lawmakers OK Arizona-style Immigration Law. Tragone, Adam // Human Events;4/18/2011, Vol. 67 Issue 15, p6
The article reports the passage of a broad immigration bill in April 2011 by the Alabama House of Representatives similar to the one passed by Arizona in 2010 which gives law enforcement officials authority to detain people suspected of being illegal immigrants.