Costa Rican and Nicaraguan authorities used the unexpected delay to remove thousands of residents from the coast.
The Nicaraguan authorities continue to say they believe that the United States will invade and that the invasion will come from land, sea and air.
Once Nicaraguan authorities find out we sank a yacht in their backyard, we'd all be arrested.
Now, though, the Nicaraguan authorities have finally come to view the system as an impediment to economic growth, tourism and modernization in general.
Nicaraguan authorities collaborated with the governments of neighboring countries to jointly investigate two trafficking cases over last year.
The clash came as the Nicaraguan authorities were seeking to assert their political control in the face of new challenges.
Nicaraguan authorities later apprehended the murderers and found them to be members of the FMLN.
The Nicaraguan authorities say they will not be able to meet the country's needs for the rest of this year unless they receive at least an additional 195,000 tons.
In the past, Nicaraguan authorities have not consistently complied with this obligation.
All aboard were killed except Mr. Hasenfus, who was captured and jailed by the Nicaraguan authorities for three months.