Latin America

The Price of Development in Nicaragua


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


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


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