Latin America

The Price of Development in Nicaragua

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As work starts on the Nicaraguan canal, opinions on the subject are divided. Meanwhile in the village of Rancho Grande, the arrival of a Canadian mining company has been met with determined resistance by locals. Both projects threaten to cause environmental problems and the displacement of local people. I visited Nicaragua to investigate.

 


We went to Mexico to find out what became of the Zapitista rebels

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The EZLN still run their autonomous communities using a mixture of left-wing politics and traditional indigenous customs


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