The Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade Agreement is near completion. It has been ratified by all parties except for Costa Rica, who most analysts agree is likely to sign the agreement sooner or later. Meanwhile, a ferocious debate has sprung up of the future affects of this agreement, and both
This article summarizes the findings of a jont research project by UPEACE and Arcadia University. A full discussion of the project and findings will appear in the upcoming book Conlfict Resolution of the Boruca Hydro-Energy Project: Renewable Energy Production in a Costa
Rica published by The Continuum International Publishing
Costa Rica has always emphasized environmental standards, however in the capital city of San Jose, this respect for the environment is hard to find. However, Fabrice Gernigon found one Costa Rican woman who didn't wait for new Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla to initiate cleaner policies for San Jose.
Law, human rights and migration specialists analyze the case of the Cuban migrants who remained stranded for more than two months in Costa Rica, after Nicaragua refused to grant transit visas, truncating their voyage it to the United States. Politics, sovereignty, the application of legal instruments and the fulfillment of
The Costa Rican government is pushing for the construction of the Diquís Hydroelectric project in the Southeastern part of the country, where indigenous peoples live. The Costa Rican law recognized the autonomy of these territories in the 1970’s and yet it insists on ignoring and overruling its own law, for