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Costa Rica concerned by Nicaragua’s interest in boosting its military, says minister
Border dispute
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Border dispute
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Costa Rica concerned by Nicaragua’s interest in boosting its military, says minister

L. Arias - September 5, 2014

Costa Rica's Foreign Minister Manuel González Sanz on Thursday expressed concern over the country's chilly relations with the Sandinista administration of Daniel Ortega to the north. González spoke about Costa…

Business
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Nicaragua canal survey off to rocky start marked by fear and mistrust

The Tico Times - September 4, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ff6Ts_QnACY&list=UUMBDmj_hrxj8CV-bpa8nSCQ Last week as I was driving through the sweltering Nicaraguan countryside in the southwestern department of Rivas, a convoy of soldiers traveling at midday on the Inter-American…

Nicaragua starts survey on $40 billion canal; some residents worried about evictions
Business
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Business
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Nicaragua starts survey on $40 billion canal; some residents worried about evictions

AFP and The Tico Times - August 29, 2014

MANAGUA -- A Chinese firm hired to dig a canal across Nicaragua linking the Caribbean and the Pacific said Thursday it has begun assessing property. The firm…

Costa Rica asks Nicaragua for environmental impact studies on proposed interoceanic canal
Business
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Business
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Costa Rica asks Nicaragua for environmental impact studies on proposed interoceanic canal

The Tico Times - July 15, 2014

A week after President Daniel Ortega and Chinese concessionaire HKND announced the proposed route for Nicaragua’s ambitious $40 billion interoceanic canal, Costa Rica formally requested environmental impact…

Nicaragua’s ambitious interoceanic canal will cross Lake Nicaragua, officials say
Business
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Business
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Nicaragua’s ambitious interoceanic canal will cross Lake Nicaragua, officials say

AFP - July 8, 2014

MANAGUA, Nicaragua – An interoceanic canal in Nicaragua will be built via Lake Nicaragua, also known as el Gran Lago Cocibolca – Latin America's second-largest lake after South America's…

A canal across Nicaragua: Is this for real?
Business
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Business
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A canal across Nicaragua: Is this for real?

Julia Ríos | AFP - February 19, 2014

MANAGUA, Nicaragua – It would be an engineering feat of gargantuan proportions -- a $40 billion Chinese-built canal across Nicaragua to boost the flow of ships between the…

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