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Will the benefits of the interoceanic canal outweigh the risks?

News from Nicaragua | Monday, 4 August 2014 |

Is the canal construction the only way of lifting Nicaragua out of centuries of under-development and high levels of poverty? Is it the only way of finding the resources to protect the environment? Or are the potential, economic, social and environmental risks too high a price to pay? This NSC briefing looks at the pros and cons of what will be one of the largest infrastructure projects ever undertaken in Latin American history.

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