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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
  • 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 climate change poses to the project. Axel
  • 7 Oct 2013- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States Nicaragua introduced its plan for a $40 billion USD canal to connect the Atlantic and Pacific oceans to the United Nations last week. Nicaraguan Foreign Minister Samuel Santos told the UN that the proposal was an example of
  • 3 Sep 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua Nicaragua is looking to attract Indian businesses to participate in its planned canal project to link the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean. A Chinese company, HK Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Co. Ltd