War in Central America

Based upon an error in Google Maps, it’s claimed that Nicaraguan troops have invaded Costa Rica by crossing the San Juan River and setting up camp. The recognized border is the river.

As justification, Nicaraguan commander Eden Pastora, a former Sandinista, pointed to Google Maps, “See the satellite photo on Google, and here you see the frontier. In the last 3,000 meters both sides are Nicaraguan. From there to El Castillo the border itself is the right bank, clearly.”

Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla asked for international intervention since her nation has no army.

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November 9, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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