- n a republic in Central America; achieved independence from Spain in 1821
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- Nicaragua still thinks it can build a better canal than Panama after 200 years of trying
Today, Nicaragua’s parliament is expected to approve proposals by a Chinese consortium to build a canal across the country to rival that of Panama. The $40 billion project could double Nicaragua’s GDP ...
June 13, 2013 - Quartz via Yahoo! Finance
- Nicaragua proceeds with plan to build rival to Panama Canal
Nicaragua is plowing ahead with a plan to dig a Chinese-funded rival to the Panama Canal across the midriff of the country, fast-tracking a proposal through the ruling-party-controlled congress despite a lack of details about the $40 billion project.
June 12, 2013 - Denver Post
- Nicaragua rushes on for canal deal with Chinese
Nicaragua is plowing ahead with a plan to dig a Chinese-funded rival to the Panama Canal across the midriff of the country, fast-tracking a proposal through the ruling party-controlled congress despite ...
June 11, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
- Evo Morales in Washington Post
We have Venezuela, Cuba and soon Ecuador and Nicaragua,Morales said. "We want to make alliances with countries in the Middle East to bring an end to the United States' empire!"
- Robert Gates in World War 4 Report
It seems to me,Gates wrote, "that the only way that we can prevent disaster in Central America is to acknowledge openly what some have argued privately: that the existence of a Marxist-Leninist regime in Nicaragua closely allied with the...
- Manuel Zelaya in AFP
This will be "the popular militia that will guard the president upon his return," Zelaya said. "Precisely to avoid war we have to prepare for whoever thinks they can come take a stroll in Nicaragua."