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Construction of Nicaragua canal to begin December 22: committee
MANAGUA (Reuters) - 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. The route suggested for the 172-mile (278-km) canal, which would be longer, deeper and wider than the Panama Canal, was approved in July. Construction will ...(11/20/2014 5:22:31 PM)
Nicaragua: Studies say canal impact to be minimal
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Officials said Thursday that studies have determined a $40 billion inter-oceanic canal across Nicaragua will have minimal impact on the environment and society, and construction is to begin next month.(11/20/2014 5:51:57 PM)
Nicaragua migrant on Obama plan: 'Now, I can fly'
Obama's order applies to undocumented foreigners who have lived in the US for at least five years and have children who are US citizens or legal permanent residents born on or before November 20, the date of Obama's order. Her other daughter, Christell, who is 20 and was born in Nicaragua, was able to sign up for the so-called DACA program -- Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.(11/21/2014 4:47:06 PM)
Nicaragua US$50b canal construction to start in December
Hong Kong Nicaragua Development won the contract to build the waterway, which will link the Caribbean and the Pacific.(11/21/2014 12:34:32 AM)
Nicaragua $50 bn canal construction to start in December
Nicaragua said a Hong Kong-based company will start building a $50 billion waterway next month, despite opposition from farmers and environmentalists against the mega-project aimed at rivaling the Panama Canal.(11/20/2014 7:11:18 PM)
Tropical Storm Hanna forms off Nicaragua, Honduras coasts
Nicaragua and Honduras were bracing for severe weather Monday after Tropical Storm Hanna formed off the Caribbean coast. At 12:00 pm (1800 GMT), the storm system was located about 40 kilometers (25 miles) west-southwest of Cabo Gracias a Dios on Nicaragua's border with Honduras. The Miami-based NHC issued a tropical storm warning for the area between Punta Patuca, Honduras to Puerto Cabezas ...(10/27/2014 3:24:43 PM)
Nicaragua: Studies say canal's impact will be minimal, construction to begin next month
The Chinese company picked to build a $40 billion inter-oceanic canal across Nicaragua has presented studies saying the project will have minimal environmental and social impact.(11/20/2014 4:38:58 PM)
Nicaragua migrant 'optimistic' about Obama plan
I always believed in him," the 36-year-old Sanles said of the president. Obama is to lay out plans Thursday for executive action to fix what he calls broken laws that have left millions of undocumented migrants like Sanles in limbo. Such moves could affect up to five million of America's estimated 11 million undocumented migrants from deportation. "I am overjoyed, happy, nervous," said Sanles ...(11/20/2014 6:08:39 PM)
Hot countries and islands: Nicaragua, Sicily, Ireland, Lau Islands Fiji
Hot countries and islands to visit.(11/21/2014 8:40:54 AM)
Nicaragua's First Billionaire Is Country's Sugar King
When the guerrilla army of the Sandinista National Liberation Front, led by Daniel Ortega, took over Nicaragua in 1979, one of its first acts was to seize the assets of the country's business oligarchs. ...(11/5/2014 12:01:00 AM)
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