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2009-05-21 09:00:00

Caterpillar CEO Jim Owens tells Senate Finance Committee the agreement will increase exports to Panama WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Caterpillar Inc.

2009-02-20 12:23:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line offers an unprecedented number of Panama Canal sailings in 2009, offering 45 total cruises on nine different ships departing from five separate ports.

2008-09-25 21:00:21

By Gary Bogue PANAMA CITY, Panama PANAMA CITY is an amazing city. Its skyline is certainly as spectacular as San Francisco's -- some might even say more so -- with its tall skyscrapers. And more modern buildings are under construction, even as we speak.

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2008-07-31 10:27:11

Contrary to previous evidence, a new University of Florida study shows the Isthmus of Panama was most likely formed by a Central American Peninsula colliding slowly with the South American continent through tectonic plate movement over millions of years.

2006-08-24 19:52:51

PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - Eighteen nations are preparing for a weeklong series of maneuvers off Panama's coast designed to safeguard the country's famous canal from terror attacks, a U.S. military chief said on Thursday.

2006-04-24 21:57:30

By Mike Power PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - Panama unveiled an ambitious $5.25 billion plan on Monday to expand its famous canal to handle a new generation of mammoth cargo ships and oil tankers. Opened in 1914 at a cost of 25,000 lives, the Panama canal was considered a masterpiece of engineering.

2006-04-25 00:50:00

Panama unveiled an ambitious $5.25 billion plan on Monday to expand its famous canal to handle a new generation of mammoth cargo ships and oil tankers.

2006-04-24 18:54:02

PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - Panama will invest $5.25 billion to expand its famous canal so it can handle the new generation of mammoth cargo ships and oil tankers, top executives announced on Monday.


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