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    Nicaragua Transnational Issues - 2006
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    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Disputes - international:
      Nicaragua filed a claim against Honduras in 1999 and against Colombia in 2001 at the ICJ over disputed maritime boundary involving 50,000 sq km in the Caribbean Sea, including the Archipelago de San Andres y Providencia and Quita Sueno Bank; the 1992 ICJ ruling for El Salvador and Honduras advised a tripartite resolution to establish a maritime boundary in the Gulf of Fonseca, which considers Honduran access to the Pacific; legal dispute over navigational rights of San Juan River on border with Costa Rica

      Illicit drugs:
      transshipment point for cocaine destined for the US and transshipment point for arms-for-drugs dealing


      NOTE: The information regarding Nicaragua on this page is re-published from the 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Nicaragua Transnational Issues 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Nicaragua Transnational Issues 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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