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How Nicaragua and HKND plan to mitigate environmental impact of their canal

How Nicaragua and HKND plan to mitigate environmental impact of their canal

November 28th, 2014 (NN) - On Nov. 20, the HKND Company and its subcontractors presented the results of their feasibility studies as well as a report on the progress of the yet-to-be completed environmental impact study. After announcing a series of modifications to the route to minimize the environmental…

Despite December start date, critical details of Nicaragua Canal remain a mystery

Despite December start date, critical details of Nicaragua Canal remain a mystery

After months of closed-door meetings, uncertainties and an escalating chorus of protests, Latin America’s largest-ever infrastructure project seems to be barreling forward. Nicaragua is set on breaking ground for its massive interoceanic canal, meant to rival Panama's, on Dec. 22, according to executives from the Chinese contractor tasked…

Andres Oppenheimer: Nicaragua’s trans-oceanic environmental scandal

Forget about the Deepwater Horizon. If Nicaragua's $50 billion trans-oceanic canal scheduled to start construction December 22 becomes a reality, it could be the world's biggest environmental disaster in recent memory. That's the conclusion of many environmental experts upon hearing the first detailed public presentation of the pharaonic…

Construction of Nicaragua Canal to begin on December 22nd, officials say

Construction of Nicaragua Canal to begin on December 22nd, officials say

November 21st, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) The construction of a $50 billion USD interoceanic canal through Nicaragua which would dwarf…

Border dispute between Costa Rica, Nicaragua flares up again

Border dispute between Costa Rica, Nicaragua flares up again

  November 19th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) The ongoing territorial dispute between Costa Rica and Nicaragua over the flow of…

Nicaragua to “double or triple” dredging of San Juan River in coming months

November 18th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Nicaragua will spend $4 million USD in the coming months to “double or triple”…

Famed poet, priest, politician calls Nicaraguan Canal a “monstrosity”

Famed poet, priest, politician calls Nicaraguan Canal a “monstrosity”

November 3rd, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) The famed Nicaraguan priest, poet and politician, Ernesto Cardenal, described the Nicaraguan Grand Canal,…

Nicaragua far ahead of Costa Rica in gender equality, according to World Economic Forum

Nicaragua far ahead of Costa Rica in gender equality, according to World Economic Forum

October 28th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Nicaragua is far outpacing Costa Rica and is the only country in Latin America…

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