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  1. 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 ...

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

  2. Protesters Block Road in Nicaragua Over Failure to Build Water System

    14 Feb 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua Protesters from the Nicaraguan town of Villa 15 de Julio blocked the international Somotillo-Managua road on February 11 to protest the government’s failure to inaugurate a potable water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/14/2014 - 10:12

  3. Nicaraguan Integrated Basin Management Studies to Be Completed by the End of the Year

    3 Feb 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua The director of Nicaragua's National Water Authority (ANA), Luis Ángel Montenegro, said last week that his agency will finish studies on integrated management of the country’s basins by ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/03/2014 - 10:04

  4. European Investment Bank Lends Nicaragua $73 Million for Water Program

    16 Jan 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending Nicaragua $73 million USD to improve water and sanitation in the country. The 20-year loan agreement was signed in Managua last week by EIB ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/23/2014 - 13:29

  5. Nicaraguan President Now Says Canal Construction to Start in 2014

    13 Jan 2014- 09:59 by Local Press Report MANAGUA Hispanically Speaking The Nicaraguan government and the Chinese company awarded a concession to build and operate an interoceanic canal announced Saturday that construction would begin in December of this ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2014 - 09:59

  6. Nicaragua Canal Construction Not to Begin Until 2015

    6 Jan 2014- 10:04 by Local Press Report MANAGUA BBC News The construction of a canal in Nicaragua linking the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean has been delayed by a year and will not begin until 2015. The head of the canal authority, Manuel Coronel Kautz, ...

    Local Press Report - 01/06/2014 - 10:04

  7. Nicaraguan Government Moving Ahead With Canal Plans

    16 Dec 2013- 09:56 by Local Press Report MANAGUA The Daily Caller The Sandinista government of Nicaragua is rapidly moving forward with a plan to allow a Beijing-based Chinese businessman to build a huge canal connecting Nicaragua’s Pacific and Atlantic ...

    Local Press Report - 12/16/2013 - 09:56

  8. Latin American Climate Change Ministers to Meet Ahead of COP 20

    27 Nov 2013- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland Spanish Agriculture, Food and Environment Minister Arias Cañete has called for a meeting of Latin American climate change ministers to coordinate ahead of future climate change meetings in Lima ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/27/2013 - 12:00

  9. Nicaragua to Achieve 93 Percent Water Coverage by 2017

    22 Nov 2013- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua Nicaraguan public water utility ENACAL said this week that it will achieve 93 percent water coverage in the country by 2017. The company has invested over $400 million USD for wate projects ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/22/2013 - 10:09

  10. Nicaragua Seeks Bids for Hydropower Equipment

    8 Nov 2013- 10:16 by Local Press Report MANAGUA Hydro World The government of Nicaragua seeks bids to supply hydropower equipment for the 820-kW Camaleona small hydro project in Nicaragua's Jinotega Department. Requests for information are due by ...

    Local Press Report - 11/08/2013 - 10:23

  11. Nicaragua Accuses Costa Rica of Environmental Nightmare

    6 Nov 2013- 10:05 by Local Press Report THE HAGUE Inside Costa Rica Nicaragua described Costa Rica’s construction of a road on its border parallel to the Rio San Juan as an “environmental nightmare” at the opening of the latest hearing over ongoing border ...

    Local Press Report - 11/06/2013 - 10:05

  12. Nicaraguan Environmental Forum Looks at Effects of Inter-Oceanic Canal

    30 Oct 2013- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua A forum hosted by the Nicaraguan Academy of Sciences (ACN) last week looked at the environmental threats posed by the country’s planned inter-oceanic canal project, as well as the obstacles ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/30/2013 - 10:07

  13. Locals Protest Canadian Company's Planned Open Pit Mine in Nicaragua

    18 Oct 2013- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua Environmentalists and residents of the Nicaraguan city of Matagalpa are protesting Canadian mining company B2Gold's latest planned open pit gold mine in the country. Nicaraguan ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/18/2013 - 10:26

  14. Costa Rica Asks International Court to Halt Nicaraguan Canal Construction

    16 Oct 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent THE HAGUE, Netherlands Costa Rica this week called on the UN’s International Court of Justice at The Hague to stop Nicaragua’s construction of two canals in disputed territory along the San Juan River. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/16/2013 - 10:01

  15. Nicaragua Launches Basin Study to Promote Integrated Water Management

    9 Oct 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua Nicaragua has launched a study of two basins and one sub-basin, with the goal of implementing integrated water resources management in the country. The study is being supported by the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/09/2013 - 10:03

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