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Nicaragua canal route: Atlantic-Pacific link unveiled

Date: Jul 15 2014
Nicaragua canal route: Atlantic-Pacific link unveiled

The Nicaraguan government and the company behind plans to build a canal linking the Atlantic and the Pacific Ocean have settled on a route.

It would stretch 278km (173 miles) from Punta Gorda on the Caribbean through Lake Nicaragua to the mouth of the river Brito on the Pacific.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-28206683