The economic history of the Republic of Nicaragua
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- Popular economy and national
- By Orlando Nunez, Barricada, 9 December
1996. The economic positions of each one of the main
ideological currents in Nicaragua: liberalism,
neoliberalism and sandinism. It has been suggested that
the economic positions of the different political parties
do not differ substantially, and all embrace the liberal
philosophy. Here a critique of that view.
- Nicaraguan Railway to Compete with Panama
- By Roberto Fonseca, IPS, 5 August 1998. Nicaragua's
long-standing dream of building a
connecting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, to compete
with the Panama Canal, seems about to come true.
- Plea for Debt Relief Grows Louder
- By Néfer Muñoz, IPS, 13 July 2000. Nicaragua
is calling for the cancellation of its foreign debt, which
tops 6.3 billion dollars, following announcements earlier
this week that the IMF and the World Bank plan to forgive
the debts of neighbouring Honduras.