'Sandinista' Daniel Ortega Sells Nicaragua To A Chinese William Walker
For the company behind one of history’s biggest engineering projects – a 178-mile inter-ocean canal through Nicaragua – the Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Co (HKND) is difficult to track down.
While HKND’s website includes a contact form, it lacks an address or phone number. Its home page is bare bones, cycling through images of a shipping port, Hong Kong’s skyline, a tropical beach, and the words “the century-old dream will come true” written in dark blue letters against a clear blue sky.
When the company did not immediately reply to an interview request, the Guardian attempted to track down its Hong Kong office. Searches for HKND on Google Maps led to a central Hong Kong office tower, where the company was not listed as an occupant. Hong Kong direct inquiries could not find a listing.
Little is known about Wang Jing, HKND’s billionaire chairman. Four years ago, the 41-year-old took control of Beijing Xinwei, a major telecommunications company; the HKND website says he “serves as board chairman of more than 20 enterprises which operate businesses in 35 countries around the world”. One, registered in the British Virgin Islands, manages private jets; another manages mines in Cambodia....
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