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2021 Latin America and the Caribbean in Review: The Pink Tide Rises Again

Dissident Voice 31 Dec 2021
In fact, the US has never supported democracy in Nicaragua ... China intends to invest over $250 billion in the region, providing an alternative to dependence on Yankee capital for national development “south of the border.” If the inter-ocean canal project with Chinese backing in Nicaragua were resuscitated, it would be a geopolitical game-changer.

Russia accuses Nikki Haley and Trump of colonialism in Nicaragua

Atlantic City 06 Sep 2018
Security Council against Nicaragua, with Russia’s ambassador to the U.N ... China has also been investing in Nicaragua, including investors developing plans for a $40 billion inter-oceanic canal, which would compete with the Panama Canal and has fueled dreams in Nicaragua of eventually becoming a global shipping power.

Regime Change in Nicaragua

Dissident Voice 02 Aug 2018
The US has targeted Nicaragua for regime change ... In Noam Chomsky’s words, Nicaragua poses a threat of a good example to the US empire ... Before April 18, Nicaragua was among the most peaceful and stable countries in the region ... An inter-ocean canal through Nicaragua is being considered, which would contend with the Panama Canal.

The United States’ National Endowment for Democracy distributed some 4.2 million dollars in Nicaragua, between 2014 and 2017, to train “new leaders” to overthrow the Sandinista government By Francisco Arias Fernández July 06, 2018 "

Information Clearing House 06 Jul 2018
With no justification whatsoever - when the news from Nicaragua around the world was about a proposed inter-oceanic canal that would boost the economy and impact global navigation - Congress members who make a living off the U.S ... The NED has distributed some 4.2 million dollars in Nicaragua, over this three-year period.

The family-party-state nexus in Nicaragua

Open Democracy 10 May 2018
In 2013, Nicaragua’s parliament granted Wang Jin, a Chinese investor, a 100-year concession to build and run an inter-oceanic canal through Nicaragua, a mega project which could accommodate even larger ships than the Panama Canal, and which was viewed as a means of fast-tracking the country’s economic development ... Nicaragua Topics.

China’s ‘New Silk Roads’ Reach Latin America

Information Clearing House 21 Feb 2018
Beijing is turbo-charging its infrastructure connectivity across the region and the Caribbean. By Pepe Escobar ... Costs plummeted ...   ... Of course, there will be serious snags along the way, such as the $50 billion Nicaragua Inter-Oceanic Canal, now competing with a surge in Panama-China relations after the country broke ties with Taiwan ... ====.

FEATURE -On Nicaragua's Mosquito Coast, conflict over indigenous land turns violent

DNA India 27 Apr 2017
The worst of this conflict has unfolded far from the single, unpaved road that connects the region to the rest of Nicaragua ... A prolonged drought and concern over a proposed inter-oceanic canal project which is likely to affect thousands of Nicaraguan farmers has seen a significant increase in migration into Miskito land over the last few years.

Eleven injured in Nicaragua after protest against canal

Reuters 01 Dec 2016
MANAGUA (Reuters) - Eleven people have been injured in Nicaragua after clashes broke out between police and protesters who oppose the construction of a massive inter-oceanic canal project in the Central American country, federal police and demonstration leaders said on Wednesday. .

Nicaragua canal scheme 'must be dropped'

BBC News 14 Oct 2016
Nicaragua must scrap a deal to build a massive inter-oceanic canal as it tramples on the environment and human rights, a leading rights body says ... Nicaragua's government says the canal will bring vital investment ... The man behind the Nicaragua canal project ... Nicaragua's government ...

Chinese company postpones canal project in Nicaragua

Las Vegas Sun 26 Nov 2015
A Chinese company said Wednesday it is delaying the start of construction on a $50 billion inter-ocean canal across Nicaragua until ... .

Chinese company postpones start of construction on inter-ocean canal to cross Nicaragua

Canada Dot Com 26 Nov 2015
MANAGUA, Nicaragua - A Chinese company said Wednesday it is delaying the start of construction on a $50 billion inter-ocean canal across Nicaragua until late 2016 ... .

Chinese company postpones US$50 billion canal project in Nicaragua as chairman’s personal fortune tumbles

South China Morning Post 26 Nov 2015
A Chinese company said it is delaying the start of construction on a $50 billion inter-ocean canal across Nicaragua until late 2016. The Hong Kong-based developer, HK Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Group (HKND), got approval for environmental studies of the canal earlier this month.

Nicaragua greenlights $50b canal project to Chinese company

China Daily 07 Nov 2015
Nicaragua has given the green light to HKND Group, a privately held Chinese company, to start work on an ambitious $50 billion inter-ocean canal project ... "Nicaragua only has to look as far as Panama to see the benefits of an inter-oceanic canal", as Panama, a country with ...

Chinese firm to start Nicaragua canal project by late 2016

China Daily 06 Nov 2015
China's infrastructure development firm HKND Group said on Thursday that its $50-billion inter-ocean Nicaragua canal project will begin by the end of next year, after receiving an environmental permit from local government ... through more than 105 kilometers of Lake Nicaragua.

A route for peace and unity

Granma Internacional 08 Sep 2015
Law 800 created to regulate Nicaragua’s Grand Inter-Oceanic Canal, now under construction, states that the waterway will operate with complete neutrality to provide an international public service. Protection of affected communities and the environment have been prioritized... .

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