Conflicts Between Costa Rican and Nicaraguan Governments

Problems with boundary lines or over territories in Guanacaste are not an issue for Nicaraguan businessmen operating in Costa Rica.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

An article in Nacion.com reports that Simmel Ortegarrieta, son of Milton Ortegarrieta, the founder of the pharmacy El Socorro, in the capital district of Pavas, states that "Political conflicts are unfortunate situations that occur between Managua and San Jose more than between the inhabitants of the countries. "

At the governmental level there is also a clear need to maintain separation between the political issues and the economy which links the two countries. "... The northern neighbor is now Costa Rica's largest trading partner in Central America and the fifth worldwide, according to a 2012 report by the Costa Rican Foreign Trade Promotion Office (Procomer). "

"... Restaurants, hotels, pharmacies and agricultural enterprises engaged in livestock or sugar cane are just some of the activities that have flourished in the hands of Nicaraguans. "

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