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  • 21 Jan 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua Preparatory work on the Nicaragua’s Grand Intern-Oceanic Canal project is proceeding “with all the saftey and rigor that the case merits,” Telemaco Talavera, spokesman for the canal commission, wrote on the Nicaraguan governing party
  • 12 Jun 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica Opponents of Nicaragua’s planned Inter-Oceanic Canal project traveled to neighboring Costa Rica this week to raise awareness about the environmental and social impacts of the project and rally for a major protest march. They are
  • 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 studies were handed over during a private
  • 9 Apr 2015- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica Costa Rica has successfully blocked off an artificial canal dug by Nicaragua in disputed territory along the San Juan River, Foreign Affairs Minister Manuel González announced on April 8th. Work to block off the canal, which is
  • 27 Mar 2015- 11:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica Costa Rica on March 26th began work to close off a canal dredged by Nicaragua in disputed territory in the Tortuguero Conservation Area of the San Juan River delta. The Costa Rican government and environmentalists had been critical
  • 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 an action plan to address those impacts. In
  • 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 billion USD Inter-Oceanic Canal projet. The groups
  • 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. The protesters demanded that the project
  • 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 environmental impact studies for the project
  • 28 Aug 2014- 09:32 by Local Press Report MANANGUA The Guardian Teams of assessors accompanied by soldiers and police have begun surveying properties along the route of Nicaragua's planned trans-oceanic canal, taking quick steps towards the start of a vast project the country has dreamed of for
  • 18 Jul 2014- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica The Costa Rican government is calling on Nicaraguan authorities to provide environmental and accident prevention studies on Nicaragua’s inter-oceanic canal. The request comes after HKND Group, the Chinese company that is developing