A rival to the Panama Canal?

2 Aug

Back from another trip, so sorry for the recent lack of posts. There’s been a few bad news from China, with the record-breaking fatal heatwave a major story. Here’s a quirky story about a Chinese entrepreneur’s plan to build a canal through Nicaragua that would rival the Panama Canal. There’s a number of obstacles, both physical and financial, not to mention geopolitical, with the US (backers of the Panama Canal) not expected to look too kindly to this. This proposed 170-mile canal would be several times the length of the Panama Canal.

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