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Nicaragua Canal

Chinese Investment in Latin America: A Poisoned Chalice?

Rafael Salazar | Posted 06.19.2016 | Latino Voices
Rafael Salazar

Move over Europe and North America, here comes China! Europe, Latin America's second largest trading partner and the U.S., the first, are set to be overtaken by China in the near future. It is predicted that in one year China will have surpassed the EU and in 12 it will have done the same to America.

Nicaraguan Campesinos Tell Ortega To Take His Canal And Shove It

Fusion | Wilfredo Miranda | Posted 06.15.2015 | World

JUIGALPA, Nicaragua -- Under the blue and white flag of Nicaragua and homemade banners accusing the president of selling out the country, some 10,000 ...

Nicaragua's Proposed Interoceanic Canal: A Threat to the Environment and Indigenous Rights

Hazel Guardado | Posted 01.03.2015 | World
Hazel Guardado

It is clear that Nicaragua, as the poorest country in Central America and the second poorest in the Western hemisphere, is in need of economic development. But what should development efforts look like?

Will China's Nicaraguan Canal Shift Power In The Western Hemisphere?

Carlos F. Chamorro | Posted 10.29.2014 | World
Carlos F. Chamorro

At a minimum cost of $50 billion and capable of handling the world's largest and most modern ships, this Chinese project right in the heart of the Americas will bring myriad uncertainties to Nicaragua. The unfolding of the Nicaraguan Canal is worth paying attention to, because it threatens to significantly reformat power alignments in Latin America and the world.

China, Nicaragua and the Canal: Global Shipping with Chinese Characteristics

Daniel Wagner | Posted 08.13.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

A Chinese company and a former Sandinista revolutionary leader (three-time and current Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega) are teaming up to revive an old idea -- create an alternative to the Panama Canal that will traverse through Nicaragua.