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Business News: A Man, A Plan, A Canal

Jun 14, 2013
Originally published on June 14, 2013 4:59 am
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NPR's business news starts with a man, a plan, a canal.


MONTAGNE: Not Panama this time. This canal is in Nicaragua. Yesterday, the Nicaraguan congress granted a Chinese tycoon the exclusive right to develop a multi-billion dollar rival to the Panama Canal. The bill grants the investor 50 years of control over the potential shipping route - pending a study of its viability. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.