Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Taiwanese Coast Guard Ship

Taiwan Navy Ships Drop Anchor In Nicaragua To Salvage Diplomatic Ties

by Clare Jim (Reuters) A Taiwanese naval “Friendship Flotilla” of warships dropped anchor in Nicaragua on Monday just weeks after China urged Taiwan’s dwindling diplomatic allies to ditch the self-ruled...

April 10, 2018
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Monday, February 8, 2016
Maritime News

Nicaragua Sticks to $50 Billion Canal Plan as Setbacks Pile Up

By Michael McDonald (Bloomberg) — Manuel Coronel Kautz isn’t a man who’s easily deterred. Good thing. Because as head of Nicaragua’s Canal Authority, he’s seen the $50 billion, Chinese-backed project...

February 8, 2016
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Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Maritime News

Environmental Study Highlights ‘Risks and Uncertainties’ of Nicaragua canal

  MEXICO CITY, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Nicaragua’s planned $50 billion canal project is “fraught with risks and uncertainties,” and could cause more harm than good unless the government and...

September 30, 2015
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Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Maritime News

China’s Huge (and Hard-to-Find) Canal on the Doorstep of America

  By Michael McDonald (Bloomberg Business) — Deep on the southeastern side of Lake Nicaragua, along a bumpy dirt road that climbs gently through lush-green forest, sits the tiny town...

August 19, 2015
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Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Maritime News

Costa Rica Questioning Environmental Impact of Nicaragua Canal

Costa Rica wants information from Nicaragua about the potential environmental impact of a planned $50 billion canal project that would rival the Panama Canal, Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera said on Tuesday.

June 9, 2015
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Friday, December 26, 2014

Doubts Deepen Over China-backed Nicaragua Canal

When one of the poorest countries in the Americas and a little-known Chinese businessman said they planned to undertake one of the biggest engineering projects in history, few people took them seriously.

December 26, 2014
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Thursday, November 20, 2014
Maritime News

Nicaragua Canal Construction to Begin in December, Committee Says

Construction of Nicaragua's $50 billion Interoceanic Grand Canal, expected to rival the Panama Canal, will begin Dec. 22 after feasibility studies have been approved, the committee overseeing the project said on Thursday.

November 20, 2014
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Monday, June 10, 2013

Chinese Firm Plans to Build $40 Billion Nicaraguan Canal

News sources around the world are reporting the Chinese company, HK Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Co. Ltd., is fast-tracking plans with the Nicaraguan government to build another canal to link the...

June 10, 2013
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