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Clashes Over Canal Project Leave 11 Hurt in Nicaragua

Eleven people have been injured in Nicaragua after clashes broke out between police and protesters who oppose the construction of a massive interoceanic canal project in the Central American country, federal police and demonstration leaders said Wednesday. A gigantic canal project extending 174 miles (280 kilometers) from the Caribbean to the Pacific has been met with disapproval by local residents and  environmentalists who warn the project will cause damage to Lake Nicaragua, the...

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