TITLE

A new wall divides two nations

AUTHOR(S)
Elton, Catherine
PUB. DATE
July 2001
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;7/26/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 169, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the government of Costa Rica plans to construct a wall to prevent immigration from Nicaragua. Discussion of relations between the two countries; Topic of agricultural crisis and food shortages in Nicaragua; View of Costa Rica that the wall will help provide better and faster service at the border.
ACCESSION #
4881838

 

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