Author: Sophie Beach

Sophie Beach lives in Berkeley, California. She previously served as senior research associate for Asia at the Committee to Protect Journalists, a New York-based press freedom organization. She received her master's degree from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. Her writing about China has been published in the Los Angeles Times, the Asian Wall Street Journal, the South China Morning Post, The Nation magazine, and other publications.
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Photo: electric rickshaw and dogs, Anyang, by V.T. Polywoda

electric rickshaw and dogs, Anyang

June 23, 2015 3:20 PM

China’s Might Driving Plan for Nicaragua Canal

In December 2014, ground broke for the Nicaragua canal project, which is being built by Chinese billionaire Wang Jing and his Hong Kong-based Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Co. (HKND Group). Since the project was first announced, questions about Wang Jing’s political connections and the environmental and social impact of the construction have persisted.

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