Nicaragua high court rejects appeal against canal project
Nicaragua's Supreme Court has rejected a farmer group's appeal seeking to block a proposed $50 billion interoceanic canal.
The legal challenge had sought to overturn a 2013 law under which the canal concession was granted to a Chinese company.
The court's decision late Monday is in line with similar rulings it made previously. President Daniel Ortega's government says a canal would create tens of thousands of jobs and stimulate the nation's economy.
Source: Fox News