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  1. Wider Panama Canal boosting Chinese shippers, US East Coast portsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | China Daily

    The COSCO SHIPPING Panama makes its entrance during the inauguration ceremony for the expanded Panama Canal in Panama City, on June 26. Xinhua The expanded Panama Canal is shaping up as a win-win situation for Chinese companies and the economy of the US East Coast. Some entities that stand to benefit are the conglomerate Evergreen Group of Taiwan and COSCO SHIPPING of Shanghai, and PortMiami in Florida, now that larger cargo ships can traverse a deeper Panama Canal and reach the Eastern Seaboard.

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  2. Port Tampa Bay lands new container shipping serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | St. Petersburg Times

    Two 16-story cranes, constructed in China, went into service Friday and will be used in a new service the Port will receive soon. They will allow Port Tampa Bay to serve the wider container ships that travel through the recently expanded Panama Canal.

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  3. Port of Barcelona Looks to Panama, Cuba for GrowthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Marine News

    Panama and Cuba, both in the midst of growth and international expansion, are examples of two different economic models that are helping to attract foreign companies through government initiatives providing investor security. Seeking to generate business opportunities and strengthen corporate and institutional ties between the Cuban and Panamanian logistics communities, the Port of Barcelona said it has planned a multi-sector trade mission to Panama City and Havana from November 19 to 25. Panama, whose capital hosts a regional business center, now has one of the regions' highest growth forecasts.

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  4. Japanese navy docks for weekend visit to Mayport Naval Station in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    Flanked to port by 190 of his Japan Training Squadron's newly-commissioned ensigns in their crisp dress white uniforms, and to starboard with as many U.S. Navy sailors and officers in their's, Rear Adm. Hidetoshi Iwasaki had one wish as the three Japanese warships docked Thursday at Mayport Naval Station for a 3-day goodwill visit.

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  5. Panama's Expanded Canal Attracts Biz and TouristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | Marine News

    Recent expansion of the Panama Canal should lower shipping costs, say market observers. Shipping geeks will delight at this engineering marvel that revolutionized global maritime trade.

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  6. In Panama for business? Take a side trip to the famous canalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | The China Post

    Dozens of spectators gawk from an observation deck as a bulk freighter carrying grains from the United States to China inches its way closer. Forty-ton locomotives known as mules latch onto the massive vessel with cables and guide it inside the Miraflores locks, employing a mechanical precision that keeps it from banging into the concrete walls despite the tight fit.

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  7. Panama Canal expands so it's not left in the pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | The Washington Post

    A tugboat guides the massive Cosco Shipping Panama toward the new Panama Canal locks. The expanded canal, which originally opened in 1914, will be able to handle larger ships.

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  8. Newly expanded locks at Panama Canal worth a visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | The London Free Press

    Dozens of spectators gawk from an observation deck as a bulk freighter carrying grains from the United States to China inches its way closer. Forty-ton locomotives known as mules latch onto the massive vessel with cables and guide it inside the Miraflores locks, employing a mechanical precision that keeps it from banging into the concrete walls despite the tight fit.

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  9. CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Trinadad Express

    Dozens of spectators gawk from an observation deck as a bulk freighter carrying grains from the United States to China inches its way closer. Forty-ton locomotives known as mules latch onto the massive vessel with cables and guide it inside the Miraflores locks, employing a mechanical precision that keeps it from banging into the concrete walls despite the tight fit.

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  10. In Panama for business? Take a side trip to the famous canalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this June 25, 2016 photo, two canal workers on a small rowboat catch a line from a massive cargo ship as it prepares to enter the Pedro Miguel locks in Panama City. As a major Latin American hub of finance, commerce and transportation, the Panamanian capital is a growing destination for business travelers.

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  11. Interview: Expanded Panama Canal poised to boost China-LatAm tradeRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    The newly expanded Panama Canal will boost trade between China and Latin America as it makes the flow of goods between the two regions easier and more efficient, a Mexican expert on Asia said. Jose Luis Leon-Manriquez of Mexico City's Autonomous Metropolitan University, spoke with Xinhua following the opening of the expanded canal on Sunday, with the inauguration ceremony featuring a huge Chinese container ship passing through the waterway.

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  12. Panama Set for Official Opening of Canal ExpansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Voice of America

    A worker walks next to the Miraflores Locks during a press tour of the Panama Canal in Panama City, June 25, 2016. The $5.25 billion expansion of the Panama canal is set to open Sunday.

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  13. Cruising: 6 highlights along the Panama CanalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    Enter the Panama Canal through the colonial city of Colon, which is home to many descendants of the Afro-Caribbean workers who helped build it. Its main attraction is the Colon Free Trade Zone, established in 1948 and housing over 1700 companies.

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  14. Wider impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | The Economist

    WORKERS at a fish market in Panama City disagree on the benefits of the country's newly widened canal. One optimistically hopes the government will have more funds to pay for air-conditioning in their broiling workplace.

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  15. Dara O Briain and Ed Byrne reveal the best bits of their Great Big AdventureRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2016 | Radio Times

    DARA O BRIAIN If you're in the city, you've got to attend a night at the Mexican wrestling. It's in this fantastic stadium and you really get into it.

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  16. Princess Cruises reveals new ports, Panama Canal voyagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Examiner.com

    Princess Cruises will have four cruise ships sailing either partial or full transits of the Panama Canal starting next year, with one ship using the new canal locks that are part of a $5 billion expansion that's been under construction for nearly a decade. The new locks will double the canal's capacity for ship transits and enable larger ships to pass through.

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  17. Market MoverWHY No Panama Hats at America's Top Travel Show?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2013 | American Reporter

    Wouldn't you like to know how to view the historic and dramatic expansion of the Panama Canal? Or the scuba adventures in Portobelo's crystal clear waters? Perhaps you don't know about the spanking new skyline, nightlife, and world class restaurants of Panama City? Don't worry, you were not bothered with knowledge of any of these things at the renowned and gigantic Washington, D.C., Travel and Adventure Show this weekend, because the brains behind Panama's government tourist ministry and individual tour operators did not see the need to exhibit at the show. A professional, slick, informative,entertaining, and gastronomical array of tourism and food exhibitors from Aruba to the Zulu Nyala Game Reserve were there.

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  18. Market MoverWHY No Panama Hats at America's Top Travel Show?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2013 | American Reporter

    Wouldn't you like to know how to view the historic and dramatic expansion of the Panama Canal? Or the scuba adventures in Portobelo's crystal clear waters? Perhaps you don't know about the spanking new skyline, nightlife, and world class restaurants of Panama City? Don't worry, you were not bothered with knowledge of any of these things at the renowned and gigantic Washington, D.C., Travel and Adventure Show this weekend, because the brains behind Panama's government tourist ministry and individual tour operators did not see the need to exhibit at the show. A professional, slick, informative,entertaining, and gastronomical array of tourism and food exhibitors from Aruba to the Zulu Nyala Game Reserve were there.

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  19. Market MoverWHY No Panama Hats at America's Top Travel Show?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2013 | American Reporter

    Wouldn't you like to know how to view the historic and dramatic expansion of the Panama Canal? Or the scuba adventures in Portobelo's crystal clear waters? Perhaps you don't know about the spanking new skyline, nightlife, and world class restaurants of Panama City? Don't worry, you were not bothered with knowledge of any of these things at the renowned and gigantic Washington, D.C., Travel and Adventure Show this weekend, because the brains behind Panama's government tourist ministry and individual tour operators did not see the need to exhibit at the show. A professional, slick, informative,entertaining, and gastronomical array of tourism and food exhibitors from Aruba to the Zulu Nyala Game Reserve were there.

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  20. Everything you need to know about slothsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | NEWS.com.au

    In this video, Prince the sloth does what is undoubtedly one of the best impressions of us on a Monday morning. What a gem! Credit: YouTube/pillybarbie WHEN I was planning my holiday to Colombia, I decided to leave slightly earlier than planned so I could spend a few days exploring Panama City.

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