headed by President Belisario Betancur was part of the Contadora Group


International Court of Justice case
Nicaragua filed a complaint against Colombia December 6, 2001 at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in an attempt to resolve the dispute Ortega also ordered December 12, 2007 the Nicaraguan military to be prepared for conflict with Colombia December 13, 2007 The court concluded the dispute in favor of Colombia over the sovereignty over the San Andres Archipelago

Ortega's humanitarian exchange remarks
Ortega opinionated about the issue calling the FARC "brothers" to free Ingrid Betancourt

Nicaragua-Colombia Relations

The Colombian government assumed these remarks as an intervention in internal Colombian affairs issued a note of protest to Nicaragua February 1, 1980 The Junta of National Reconstruction declared nule and without validity the Esguerra-Bárcenas treaty claimed that the San Andrés y Providencia archipelago was Nicaraguan November 30, 1999 Honduras ratifies the Ramírez-López Treaty with Colombia Nicaragua claims that the treaty was taking some 130,000 km² of Nicaraguan continental platform


President of Colombia Alvaro Uribe paraded with the military in San Andres Island July 20, 2007 celebrating the Independence of Colombia for the first time celebrated in the archipelago.

President of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega disqualified July 31, 2007
Foreign relations of Nicaragua II.mmap - 04/06/2009 - Carlos Mondragón

the presence of Uribe in the island the large military display