Nicaragua: Danger: Rights for sale: The Interoceanic Grand Canal Project in Nicaragua and the erosion of human rights

The history of Nicaragua will remember 13 June 2013 as a momentous date. On that day, the National Assembly adopted the “Special Law for the Development of Nicaraguan Infrastructure and Transport in respect of the Canal, Free Trade Zones and Associated Infrastructure” (Law 840). This Act gave the go-ahead for the granting of the concession for and the design and the development of one of the most ambitious engineering projects in the world: The Interoceanic Grand Canal and its associated sub-projects (the Project).

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