Bolivia Information Forum analyze the diplomatic fallout from this very undiplomatic plane-jacking.
Not only Nicaragua, but Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala, Colombia and Costa Rica are all promoting 'wet' or 'dry' canal projects to join the two oceans. Chinese money is backing all of them.
This is the right time for Caracas and Washington to start a dialogue to put an end to the crisis in Venezuela.
Washington is threatening to withhold aid unless he new government redoubles privatizations.