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Despite looming canal project, Nicaragua's beauty still amazes - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Despite looming canal project, Nicaragua's beauty still amazesTwinCities.com-Pioneer PressThe beginnings of a golden sunset dominated the sky above the historic city of Granada in Nicaragua and the twin-volcanoed island of Ometepe was ahead as our ferry maneuvered into Lake Nicaragua. I couldn't help but wonder if the scene might have ...

Opposition Grows To Nicaragua Canal Connecting Atlantic And Pacific - NPR

Opposition Grows To Nicaragua Canal Connecting Atlantic And PacificNPRIn Nicaragua, preliminary work has begun on a canal to connect the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. This canal will be three times the length of Panama's and will cut through forests, wetlands and a giant inland lake. Backers say the project will create 50 ...

Who's Behind the 'Nicaragua Grand Canal' -- and Why? - NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comWho's Behind the 'Nicaragua Grand Canal' -- and Why?NBCNews.comBackers of the "Nicaragua Grand Canal" talk about a vibrant commercial waterway that will reshape commercial shipping, reap a windfall for investors and haul one of the hemisphere's poorest nations out of poverty. But the project's detractors?and they ...and more »

Two canal theory ruled out by Panama - The Bulletin Panama

The Bulletin PanamaTwo canal theory ruled out by PanamaThe Bulletin PanamaThe Panama Canal Authority ruled out the possibility that conditions exist for having two inter-oceanic canals in Central America. This opinion was given after Paul Oquist, Executive Secretary of the Commission of the Grand Interoceanic Canal of ...and more »

Sheffield tree is tribute to Nicaragua twinning - The Star

The StarSheffield tree is tribute to Nicaragua twinningThe StarCoun Peter Rippon, Lord Mayor of Sheffield, left, Nicaraguan Ambassador Guisell Morales and Coun Pat Midgeley plant a Nicaraguan liquid amber tree has been planted in Sheffield to mark the 30th anniversary of the twinning of the city with Esteli.and more »

The fiasco that is the Nicaragua Canal, explained - Vox

Deutsche WelleThe fiasco that is the Nicaragua Canal, explainedVoxNicaragua has enlisted a little-known Chinese billionaire to dig a 161-mile canal across the country and link the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. If built, the Nicaragua Canal would be longer, wider, and deeper than the 51-mile Panama Canal to the south ...Nicaragua canal connects oceans, divides peopleDeutsche WelleHow Nicaragua's Canal Project is Portrayed in CubaHavana Timesall 9 news articles »

As Venezuela coffee output sinks, it swaps oil to import Nicaraguan beans - Reuters

ReutersAs Venezuela coffee output sinks, it swaps oil to import Nicaraguan beansReutersFalling coffee production and near-record demand has forced it to buy more higher-priced foreign beans, according to Nicaragua's export figures and interviews with producers and traders in Venezuela and Nicaragua. The U.S. Department of Agriculture ...Insight - As Venezuela coffee output sinks, it swaps oil to import Nicaraguan ...Yahoo!7 Newsall 16 news articles »

Controversy runs deep in Nicaragua's canal plan - Al Jazeera America

International Policy DigestControversy runs deep in Nicaragua's canal planAl Jazeera AmericaThe Nicaraguan government and a Chinese development company have started work on what they claim is the world's largest infrastructure project: a new canal to connect the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea. Three times as large as the Panama Canal, the ...Realistic US Foreign Policy Options For NicaraguaInternational Policy DigestWhy Is the International Environmental Movement Silent about the Nicaragua ...Cato Institute (blog)Nicaraguan president promises end to poverty in canal projectCCTV-AmericaCPJ Press Freedom Online (blog)all 13 news articles »

13 Reasons To Get To Nicaragua Before Everyone Discovers It - Huffington Post

13 Reasons To Get To Nicaragua Before Everyone Discovers ItHuffington PostAnd Nicaragua may just be the best nation in the bunch. It's tropical, with both rich history and exotic Latin culture that awakens your spicy side upon arrival. Travel experts say Nicaragua will rise to become a hotspot in 2015; it is, after all, home ...and more »

Missionaries' medicine for poor in Nicaragua stolen from Kendall hotel parking lot - Local 10

Missionaries' medicine for poor in Nicaragua stolen from Kendall hotel parking lotLocal 10Calvin Hughes: SHE WAS AND HER HUSBAND WERE ON THEIR WAY TO NICARAGUA. AND IS TOTALLY UNBELIEVABLE. WE WERE SHOCKED. Reporter: ON THURSDAY THE AMADORS PULLED INTO THIS PARKING LOT AT SOUTHWEST 117TH ...and more »





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