Nicaragua After British Investors in Canal Project

NICARAGUA NEWS - A representative of the Nicaraguan government will be travelling to London to pitch the Inter-Oceanic Canal project to British businessmen, this according to British Ambassador to Nicaragua, Chris Campbell. "I'm off to...

Nicaragua’s New Canal Threatens Biggest Source of Water

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Clashes in Nicaragua Canal Construction

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European Parliament Slams Nicaragua For Rights Violations Over Canal

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Nicaragua’s Inter-Ocean Canal’s Complementary Studies Make Progress

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Nicaragua’s Proposed Canal: A man, a plan—and little else

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Grand Canal: The Inevitable Clash of Cultures

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Nicaragua v. USA (1986)

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Canal Promise of ‘Big Chrimstas Present’ Nicaraguans

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Nicaragua canal will wreak havoc on forests and displace people, NGO warns

NICARAGUA NEWS (The Guardian) -- Shipping firms should pressure the Nicaraguan government and the Chinese backer of a proposed canal to ensure that the project does not force indigenous people off their land and...

The Canal That Divided Nicaragua: Police Release All Anti-Canal Leaders

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Rising Disagreement as Nicaraguan Canal Set to Break Ground

  TODAY NICARAGUA (AP) As a conscripted soldier during the Contra War of the 1980s, Esteban Ruiz used to flee from battles because he didn't want to have to kill anyone. But now, as the...

Nicaragua Canal is a Challenge of Engineering

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Inter-Oceanic Canal in Nicaragua, a Great Work of Engineering

25 de febrero de 2014, 00:01By Daniel Urbino*

Russia Interested in Nicaragua""s Inter-Oceanic Canal

27 de marzo de 2014, 11:57Managua, Mar 27 (Prensa Latina) A delegation from the Russian State Duma in Nicaragua has expressed Russia''s interest in participating in the construction of an inter-oceanic canal...

MIT Denies Bus Operators Permits To Carry People To The Canal Protest March...

Bus owners threatened with suspension of concessions if they carry passengers to Managua to attend protest march Wednesday TODAY NICARAGUA - The Ministerio de Transporte e Infraestructura (MTI) - Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, has...

The Nicaragua Canal becomes the government’s Achilles heel

In one sense, it does not matter if the environmentally catastrophic 173-mile, 50-billion dollars Nicaragua Grand Canal mega-project goes ahead or not. Its adverse impacts on Nicaraguans’ human rights are already being felt. That is the...

China to Build $40-Billion Canal Through Nicaragua

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega appears to be back on track with closing a deal for Communist China to begin building an inter-oceanic waterway to rival the Panama Canal. The South China Morning Post, on...

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