Panama Canal widening should be finished in early 2016 after $400 million boost
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Panama Canal widening should be finished in early 2016 after $400 million boost

AFP - September 15, 2014

PANAMA CITY – A widened Panama Canal will be open for business in 2016 after a $400 million cash injection to help complete the long-delayed project was…

Panama Canal expansion dredges up historical treasures
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Panama Canal expansion dredges up historical treasures

María Isabel Sánchez | AFP - September 6, 2014

PANAMA CITY – Panama Canal expansion work has uncovered an unexpected trove of archeological and paleontological treasures, scientists said, as the massive construction project winds down. Workers…

The Panama Canal in facts and figures
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The Panama Canal in facts and figures

AFP - August 15, 2014

The Panama Canal celebrates the 100th anniversary of its opening Friday, facing growing competition but still regarded as a crowning achievement of 20th-century engineering. Here are some…

Panama Canal celebrates 100 years – while racing to keep up with the competition
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Panama Canal celebrates 100 years – while racing to keep up with the competition

AFP - August 15, 2014

See the Panama Canal in facts and figures PANAMA CITY -- Panama celebrated the 100th anniversary of its famous canal Friday with a ceremony and gala, even…

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Strike ends at Panama Canal expansion project

AFP - May 8, 2014

PANAMA CITY -- A two-week strike by workers expanding the Panama Canal has ended after they won wage increases, a union leader said Wednesday. The huge project…

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Strike halts work on Panama Canal expansion

AFP - April 24, 2014

PANAMA CITY – Work to expand the Panama Canal -- interrupted earlier this year for a dispute over cost overruns -- halted Wednesday, this time for a…

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Work resumes to expand Panama Canal

AFP - February 20, 2014

PANAMA CITY – A Spanish-led consortium resumed work Thursday to expand the Panama Canal, which handles five percent of global seaborne trade, after an acrimonious two-week stalemate…

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New proposal made to break Panama Canal expansion deadlock

Juan José Rodríguez | AFP - February 7, 2014

PANAMA CITY – An international consortium at loggerheads with Panama over work to expand the Panama Canal has presented a proposal to end a dispute over a…

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Deadline to resolve Panama Canal expansion receives extension to Feb. 1

Matt Levin - January 24, 2014

Work on expanding the Panama Canal will continue through at least next week after the construction consortium officially extended the deadline until Feb. 1 to resolve a dispute over…

Minister insists that Panama Canal expansion will be completed in 2015
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Minister insists that Panama Canal expansion will be completed in 2015

AFP - January 22, 2014

DAVOS -- Work to enlarge the Panama Canal will be completed in 2015 no matter what, Panamanian Finance Minister Frank De Lima said Wednesday, despite the continuing…