A new canal to be built in Nicaragua, far bigger than the Panama Canal, promises to provide a passage between the Atlantic and the Pacific for oil supertankers and other very large ships. The project, which will be financed by a Chinese development company, promises to bring hundreds of thousands of new jobs to Nicaraguans. But environmentalists and local people along the canal route are determined to stop this mega-project at all costs. Independent producer Reese Erlich reports.

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