Caption: Wang Jing, head of HKND and Xinwei Telecoms sits in front of a painting featuring Red Army commanders in his offices. Xinwei provides satellite technology to China’s military (image: PA Images)
Caption: One flaw in the Nicaragua Canal environmental impact assessment is that it gives insufficient consideration to marine life on Nicaragua’s Pacific coast, according to experts (image: SeraShutterbug/ Flickr).
Caption: Lake Nicaragua, looking toward the Concepción volcano on Ometepe Island. The proposed canal would traverse the lake and require massive dredging, with potentially severe environmental consequences (photo credit: canterbury/Flickr).