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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
  • 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
  • 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 environmental impact studies for the project,
  • 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 canal, which would likely pierce the largest
  • 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
  • 1 Aug 2013- 09:47 by Local Press Report MANAMA World Property Channel Chinese entrepreneur Wang Jing has unveiled the route for a 170-mile, $40 billion canal in Nicaragua from the Pacific to the Caribbean. Starting at the port of Brito in the Pacific, the canal will cross Lake Nicaragua, pass the
  • 1 Jul 2013- 09:46 by Local Press Report LA PAZ Tico Times An inter-oceanic canal the government of President Daniel Ortega plans to build to connect the Atlantic and Pacific oceans will convert Nicaragua into the “richest” country in Central America, Ronald MacLean Abaroa, the Bolivian spokesman

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