Costa Rica Unhappy With Nicaragua's Information-Sharing on Inter-Oceanic Canal

19 Aug 2016 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica

The Nicaraguan government has been accused of failing to release promised analyses of the Grand Inter-Oceanic Canal project, including Costa Rica’s request to share disaster plans.Costa Rica has on many occasions requested environmental impact data about the project, which is being built by Hong Kong Nicaragua Development (HKND). HKND holds a 50-year concession to finance and manage the project, which can be extended for a further 50 years once the canal is operational.“We’ve got a lack of information and a potentially big threat to the environment,” Cost Rican news outlet quoted Jorge A...

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