The UN's highest court drew new maritime boundaries between Costa Rica and Nicaragua on Friday seeking to end a decades-long frontier dispute, and ordered Managua to pay compensation for environmental damage. In a multi-pronged judgement, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) also ordered Nicaragua to remove a military camp near the river San Juan -- which divides the two neighbours -- and which the Hague-based ICJ said "violated Costa Rica's sovereignty.
The International Court of Justice has begun hearings in a maritime and land boundary dispute between Costa Rica and Nicaragua involving their Pacific and Caribbean borders. Costa Rica started presenting … Click to Continue »
THE HAGUE/SAN JOSE (Reuters) - Costa Rica claimed victory over Nicaragua on Friday, after the United Nations' highest court awarded Costa Rica disputed territory along the coastal border shared by the two Central American countries.
THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Nicaragua was ordered by the UN's top court on Friday to remove a military base from Costa Rican territory in a ruling seeking to end a decade-long dispute between the Central American neighbors.
THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Nicaragua was ordered by the UN's top court on Friday to pay its neighbor Costa Rica nearly $379,000 dollars in reparations for environmental damage to parts of its wetlands.