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Sugar cane worker, Madriz, Nicaragua. Photo credit: Lon&Queta via Flickr, Taken on May 12, 2007
At least 20,000 people are estimated to have died of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in Centr...
Monday, February 16, 2015 - 10:39
Daniel Ortega, President of Nicaragua, participates in Central American security conference in Guatemala. Photo credit: Gobierno de Guatemala via Flickr, Taken on June 22, 2011.
Daniel Ortega, the Nicaraguan leader who overthrew a U.S.-backed dictatorship and then bor...
Sunday, February 15, 2015 - 17:24
The coast of Nicaragua, near Punta Brito, the proposed Pacific entrance for the canal.
They call it the Grand Inter-Oceanic Canal: an audacious $50 billion plan by an obscure Ch...
Friday, February 6, 2015 - 15:50
Map illustrating proposed route of the Nicaragua canal and the existing Panama canal.
Nicaraguan officials and a Chinese company broke ground Monday on a $50 billion transocean...
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 14:12
Indio Maiz Biological Reserve, Nicaragua. (Photo credit: Marlon Obando Solano via Flickr, March 8, 2008)
Despite 18 months of domestic criticism and increasing protests by local people, the histo...
Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 10:34
Panamax ships are designed to the maximum specification of the Panama Canal, with only 2 feet of clearance on each side as the mules guide it through the locks. Photo credit: Scott Ableman via Flickr, December 23, 2007
When plans were announced to build a giant new transoceanic canal across Nicaragua, the yo...
Friday, November 28, 2014 - 15:22