Turns out Nicaragua invaded neighboring Costa Rica this, only to blame Google Maps for the embarrassing incident.
As it turns out, Nicaragua’s highest military “intelligence” relied solely on Google Maps to figure out their country’s borders, and in no way “meant” to go where nobody had invited them to.
As a Nicaraguan commander told the local press: he was just following what Google Maps said, and he never intended to go into the neighboring country.
But Google Maps was not ready to take blame for the whole mess, and instead quickly pointed the finger to the real culprit:
I am still waiting on the U.S. State Department’s answer, but I think they are still trying to figure out where this whole thing is taking place.