'We're Not Going Down Without a Fight': Nicaraguans Draw Battle Lines Over $50 Billion Grand Transoceanic Canal
The vast Chinese project to build a rival to the Panama Canal has divided the country more than perhaps any other issue since the Contra war of the 1980s.
Nicaragua Starts Work on $50 Billion Rival to Panama Canal
An elaborate celebration marked the breaking of ground on a Chinese project to build an inter-oceanic crossing in long-time US foe Nicaragua, a move that will challenge US interests in the region.
Word of Bodies in Canal Stirs Outrage Over Mexico's Mass Graves and Missing
A Mexican congressman claims 46 bodies have been pulled from the shallow canal in Ecatepec — a sprawling suburb of Mexico City.