Small Countries and Major Global Economic Players – the Nicaraguan Channel

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Information & Security: An International Journal, Volume 51, Issue 1, p.37-46 (2022)


developing countries, infrastructure with significant reach, poor countries, world economy


We often use terms such as ‘small countries,’ ‘poor countries,’ and third world countries to describe countries that, regardless of their size, natural resources, and even location, occupy a negligible place in the world economy. Simply put, they are relatively poor. Often, there is no international interest in these countries, or it is focused on protecting human rights. But what would happen if such a country tried to appear on the world map and improve its economic situation by creating new infrastructure comparable to or surpassing similar projects? And how her attempt to be noticed would affect the current political formations?