Category Archives: Nicaragua

May 6 2012

Leap of Faith: Perspectives on Drug Legalisation Following the Summit of the Americas

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By Jacob Parakilas After decades as a seemingly unchallengeable feature of the new global system, the prohibition of drugs is finally coming under sustained criticism from a broad-based coalition, which for the first time includes sitting heads of state. While … Continue reading

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Mar 27 2011

The Nicaragua-Costa Rica Border Dispute – A symptom of ‘Tico’ Decline?


By Victor Figueroa-Clark Since the eruption of the border dispute between Costa Rica and Nicaragua in October 2010, the supposed causes of the conflict have been widely disseminated in the media. These analyses have often been lacking historical context, and … Continue reading

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Nov 17 2010

The Context Behind the Costa Rican-Nicaraguan Border Dispute


By Guy Burton The dispute between Nicaragua and Costa Rica stems from an island located at the mouth of the San Juan River, which forms the border between the two countries. The dispute has been simmering for a month as … Continue reading

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