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Nicaraguans Take To The Streets To Protest Against Atlantic-Pacific Canal

The project, which will link the country's Atlantic and Pacific coasts, will be built by a Chinese firm at a reported cost of $50 billion.

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When finished, the canal will link Nicaragua's Atlantic and Pacific Coast, creating a second passage between the Americas for massive container ships in addition to the Panama canal. The project's completion is due in 2020.

Felipe Araujo is the overnight homepage editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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