The First Google Maps War


“Did Google Maps almost cause a war in 2010? On Nov. 3 of that year, Ed??n Pastora, the Nicaraguan official tasked with dredging the Rio San Juan, justified his country???s incursion into neighboring Costa Rica???s territory by claiming that, contrary to the customary borderline, he wasn???t trespassing at all. For proof, he said, just look at Google Maps.”

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