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from The Daily Beast

China’s Nicaragua Canal Could Spark a New Central America Revolution

Many critics thought construction of a canal across Nicaragua never would begin. Now that it’s about to, they ask how it will end—and some are asking for guns to stop it.

from CNN

Would huge Nicaragua canal be win for China?

Frida Ghitis says plans for a Chinese company to build a giant new transoceanic canal across Nicaragua appear to be moving forward

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from WIRED

Why the Plan to Dig a Canal Across Nicaragua Could Be a Very Bad Idea

Wired Magazine | Why the Plan to Dig a Canal Across Nicaragua Could Be a Very Bad Idea

from Condé Nast Traveler

The Nicaragua Canal May Surpass the Panama Canal

In this week's Maphead column, Ken Jennings takes readers to Nicaragua, where the government may soon start work on a canal three times the size of the Panama Canal and more than 100 years in the works.

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natgeo - Photo @pedromcbride // Paddling the border of Costa Rica and Nicaragua. The San Juan River, also known as El Deaguardero (the drain) flows east 119 miles into the Caribbean Sea. It was once considered to be the Panama Canal equivalent - the Nicaragua Canal, but politics interfered. Today it is a wild river, which is home to tarpon, bull sharks and crocodiles -- often dissuading people from canoeing its waters. #chasingrivers #centralamerica #gratitude #picoftheday #photooftheday

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from the Guardian

Land of opportunity – and fear – along route of Nicaragua’s giant new canal

Land of opportunity – and fear – along route of Nicaragua’s giant new canal | World news | The Guardian

from Condé Nast Traveler

The Nicaragua Canal May Surpass the Panama Canal

In this week's Maphead column, Ken Jennings takes readers to Nicaragua, where the government may soon start work on a canal three times the size of the Panama Canal and more than 100 years in the works.