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  1. And Then There Were Two: Syria and US Are Lonelier Pariahs as Nicaragua Signs Climate Accord

    24 Oct 2017- 14:55 by Local Press Report Washington DC The Hill Nicaragua has officially signed on to the Paris climate change agreement, leaving the United States and Syria as the only two countries not supporting the accord. President Daniel Ortega' ...

    Local Press Report - 10/24/2017 - 14:57

  2. Nicaragua’s National Assembly Rejects Attempt to Cancel Canal Concession

    13 Apr 2016- 11:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua The secretary’s office of Nicaragua’s National Assembly this week rejected a citizens’ initiative aimed at repealing the law granting a concession for the $50 billion USD Grand Inter-Oceanic ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/13/2016 - 11:29

  3. Nicaragua Denies Permit for Tajo Pavon Mining Project

    14 Oct 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua The Nicaraguan government has denied a permit to Canada's B2Gold for the Tajo Pavon gold mining project in Rancho Grande, in the country’s Matagalpa region, due to environmental concern ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/14/2015 - 10:06

  4. Taiwanese Experts to Help Nicaragua Design National Irrigation Program

    21 Aug 2015- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua A two-person team of Taiwanese irrigation specialists arrived in Nicaragua this week to conduct sight visits and offer recommendations on the design of a national irrigation project. The vis ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/21/2015 - 10:30

  5. Taiwan Supports Irrigation, Port Projects in Nicaragua

    17 Jul 2015- 08:39 by Local Press Report MANAGUA The Standard Taiwan said it will provide technical assistance to Nicaragua to develop a drought-fighting irrigation system and build a Caribbean port. President Ma Ying-Jeou, who arrived in the country earl ...

    Local Press Report - 07/17/2015 - 08:39

  6. Nicaragua Finally Receives Environmental Impact Studies for Inter-Oceanic Canal; No Details Released

    2 Jun 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua Hong Kong-based HKND Group, the contractor constructing Nicaragua’s $50 billion USD Inter-Oceanic Canal, has finally submitted environmental and social impact studies for the project. The stu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:41

  7. Scientists Raise Concerns About Nicaragua’s Inter-Oceanic Canal Project

    6 Mar 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States A group of environmental scientists has expressed concern about the potential impacts of Nicaragua’s inter-oceanic canal project, and has called on the government to come up with a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:41

  8. Nicaraguan Delegation Seeks Regional Allies in Fight Against Inter-Oceanic Canal

    29 Jan 2015- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica A delegation representing about 40 political and civil society groups in Nicaragua traveled to neighboring Costa Rica this week to seek allies in their opposition to Nicaragua’s $50 billio ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/29/2015 - 10:45

  9. Protests Turn Violent After Nicaragua Breaks Ground on Inter-Oceanic Canal

    2 Jan 2015- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua Nicaragua broke ground last week on the $50 billion USD Inter-Oceanic Canal, sparking protests from local farmers concerned that they will be forced from their land without fair compensation. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/02/2015 - 10:47

  10. Chinese Contractor Confirms Nicaragua to Begin Canal Construction in December

    22 Oct 2014- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua HKND, the Chinese company selected to build Nicaragua’s planned inter-oceanic canal, confirmed last week that construction work on the project will begin in December. The feasiblity and envi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/22/2014 - 10:39

  11. Costa Rica Ask Nicaragua for Environmental Assessment of Canal Route

    16 Jul 2014- 10:19 by Local Press Report SAN JOSE The Tico Times A week after President Daniel Ortega and Chinese concessionaire HKND announced the proposed route for Nicaragua’s ambitious $40 billion interoceanic canal, Costa Rica formally requested envi ...

    Local Press Report - 07/16/2014 - 10:19

  12. Nicaraguan Government, Livestock Producers Meet to Seek Solutions Amid Drought

    16 Jul 2014- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua Representatives of Nicaraguan livestock producers and the government’s Cabinet of Production, Consumption, and Trade have created a new commission to seek solutions to drought-related proble ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/16/2014 - 11:16

  13. Nicaragua Bails Out Water, Sewage Utility With $13 Million

    30 Jun 2014- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua The Nicaraguan government has bailed out water and sewage utility Enacal for the third time since May 2013. The government has provided $13.2 million USD to cover what Enacal owed electricit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/30/2014 - 10:05

  14. Nicaraguan Academy of Sciences Warns of Environmental Consequences of Inter-Oceanic Canal

    27 May 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua The environmental effects of Nicaragua’s ambitious Inter-Oceanic Canal project could have wide-ranging effects on the country's water sources, ecosystems and livelihoods for the next 10 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/27/2014 - 10:00

  15. Scientists Criticize Nicaraguan Canal Plans

    20 Feb 2014- 10:02 by Local Press Report MANAGUA Science Insider A group of scientists are fighting plans by the Nicaraguan government for a canal that would open a direct route for ships to pass between the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean. Such a can ...

    Local Press Report - 02/20/2014 - 10:02

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