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- Approval of Nicaraguan canal criticized
MANAGUA, Nicaragua, June 14 (UPI) -- Nicaraguan lawmakers approved the construction of a transoceanic canal that would cost $40 billion and span 180 miles, but experts say it may never be built.
June 14, 2013 - UPI
- Nicaragua OKs rival to Panama Canal; study begins
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — In a matter of weeks, a little-known Chinese tycoon has hired some of the world's top experts in mammoth infrastructure projects and pushed through Nicaragua's congress a bill granting him the exclusive right to develop a multibillion-dollar rival to the Panama Canal.
June 14, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
- Nicaragua approves massive canal proposal
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — A multi-billion dollar dream to plow a massive rival to the Panama Canal across the middle of Nicaragua has been approved by the country's leftist-controlled National Assembly. It caps a lightning-fast approval process that has provoked deep skepticism among shipping experts and concern among environmentalists.
June 13, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
- Eduardo Montealegre in New York Times
This fight isn't about the Managua mayoralty,a fuming Mr. Montealegre said in an interview on Wednesday morning, insisting that he was the legitimate winner. "It's more fundamental. It's about dictatorship versus democracy."
- Hillary Rodham Clinton in AFP
The Iranians are building a huge embassy in Managua,Secretary of State Clinton said in May.
- Manuel Zelaya in Granma International
I believe that in Honduras there is only one president and he is here in Managua,Zelaya said. "I have six months to go to complete my presidential term; after I have been to Washington I will return to Tegucigalpa and they should expect...