Monkey Point criticizes river dredging

From the Nica Times comes an interesting story about local community leader, Allen Clair Duncan, and his push to protest the proposed deep-water port in Monkey Point, the military presence in the autonomous area and dredging of the San Juan river that borders Costa Rica.

Sandinista authorities have told local community leaders that the river row is a matter to be settled between the Nicaraguan and Costa Rican governments, and that it doesn’t concern them.

“What we saying is the government must come and make a previous consultation so we can know what dem doing and we can tell dem how it going to affect us,” Clair said. “But dem just doing what dem want.”

Local politics are so much fun! …read more

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