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Meet the Chinese tycoon behind Nicaragua’s grand canal ambitions

Meet the Chinese tycoon behind Nicaragua’s grand canal ambitions

Email this page May 6th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) In a May 1st interview with Reuters, Chinese entrepreneur Wang Jing discussed why he’s putting his fortune behind a controversial $50 billion “mega…

Nicaragua, Chinese tycoon say ‘mega canal’ work to begin this year

Email this page MANAGUA, January 13, 2014 (AFP) – Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and Chinese tycoon Wang Jing on Saturday said plans to start building a $40-billion canal across the…

Planned Nicaragua Canal could change global trade

Email this page Jim Randle / VOA A Hong Kong-based company is working out the route for a canal across Nicaragua that would rival the Panama Canal, bolster world trade,…

Official: Canal could make Nicaragua richest country in Central America

Email this page (AFP) – A proposed waterway to rival the Panama Canal could make Nicaragua the richest country in Central America, a project official was quoted as saying Sunday.…

Nicaragua Canal plans raise concerns

Email this page Luis Carlos Lopez / VOXXI Despite assurances made by the Chinese businessman that the project to build a canal in Nicaragua is going to be transparent and…

“We trust China’s word”: Foreign Minister says China’s involvement in Nicaragua Canal protects Costa Rica

Email this page June 21st, 2013 (InsideCostaRica.com) Foreign Minister Enrique Castillo believes that China’s involvement in the proposed Nicaragua Canal – a project that would dwarf the Panama Canal –…

Costa Rica supports Nicaragua Canal plan if national territory not affected

Email this page   June 17th, 2013 (InsideCostaRica.com) The government of Costa Rica supports Nicaragua’s effort to build a transoceanic canal that would dwarf the Panama Canal, calling it “positive,”…

Nicaragua OKs Chinese-made mega canal that would dwarf Panama

Email this page Simeon Tegel / GlobalPost Nicaragua’s lawmakers have approved a multibillion-dollar plan for a little-known Chinese firm to carve a canal between the Pacific and Atlantic oceans that…

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