Two girls wash clothing in a small river in Puerto Principe, Nicaragua, on March 13, 2015. The town in eastern Nicaragua will likely be flooded to create an artificial lake crucial to a Chinese company's concession to build and operate a $50 billion cross-isthmus canal.
Two girls wash clothing in a small river in Puerto Principe, Nicaragua, on March 13, 2015. The town in eastern Nicaragua will likely be flooded to create an artificial lake crucial to a Chinese company's concession to build and operate a $50 billion cross-isthmus canal. Tim Johnson McClatchy
Two girls wash clothing in a small river in Puerto Principe, Nicaragua, on March 13, 2015. The town in eastern Nicaragua will likely be flooded to create an artificial lake crucial to a Chinese company's concession to build and operate a $50 billion cross-isthmus canal. Tim Johnson McClatchy

Chinese-planned canal would displace many in Nicaragua, sparking anger, anxiety

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