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In response to Nicaragua’s president, Daniel Ortega, that his country will be claiming the province of Guanacaste, Presidenta, Laura Chinchilla, has summoned her Foreign Minister, Enrique Castillo, who is at the moment out of the country, to a meeting later today to assess the situation.

Carlo Roverssi, the minister of Communications, added that Chinchilla ordered a protest letter be sent to Managua and called in for a consultation Nicaragua’s Ambassador to Costa Rica, Javier Sancho.

“It is contempt and difficult to understand given that Costa Rica has done nothing to caus this type of reaction (by Nicaragua. Our obligation as a government is to pay attention, give it the importance it deserves and an important part of our country is threatened”, said Presidenta Chinchilla, who is tour of Sarapiqui and Pococí.