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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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