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Panama Moves Closer To Rail Link With Costa Rica

Panama moved a step closer to building a rail link to the Costa Rican border on Thursday, December 7 with the signing of an agreement with China to initiate a feasibility study in 2018. It was signed by Luis Miguel Hincapie, in charge of Panama’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Zhong Shan, Minister of Commerce […]

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Transportation load terminal new port roll on – roll off Containers Roll On- Roll Off Port Plan Revived

The Ro-Ro terminal the Panama Canal Authority is considering to build on the west side would require a $200 million investment. The purpose of a specialized rolling cargo terminal is to turn the area where it will be built into a center for redistribution for vehicles, machinery and heavy equipment to serve the local market […]

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Japan Grants Panama Canal Administrator the Order of the Rising Sun

Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano has been awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Golden and Silver Star, by the Government of Japan. Established in 1875, the distinguished honor is bestowed by the Japanese Government upon individuals who make exemplary achievements in international relations, promoting Japanese culture, improving social welfare, environmental preservation or the […]

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The Panama Canal Is Now a Major Problem for U.S. Shale

Bloomberg reports:   It seemed at the time like a somewhat random, and amazingly fortuitous, coincidence.  Just as the Panama Canal was unveiling a new, fatter set of locks, U.S. shale drillers were readying their very first exports of liquefied natural gas. While the wide-body tankers that transport LNG would’ve had no chance of squeaking through […]

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China, Panama to Begin Talks on Free-Trade Deal in June 2018

Reuters reports: Panama and China will begin negotiations in June 2018 to sign a free-trade deal, the two countries’ trade ministers said on Thursday, consolidating a relationship that has strengthened after the Central American nation ditched ties with Taiwan. Panama’s June decision to end diplomatic links with Taiwan was a major victory for Beijing, as […]

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Panama: Another $125 million for Sanitation Works

The Development Bank of Latin America has confirmed another loan to finance the design and construction of the wastewater system in Arraiján and La Chorrera, in West Panama. The funds will be executed by the Ministry of Health (MINSA) through the Coordination Unit of the Panama Sanitation Program (UCP). This is the seventh approval of a […]

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