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Panama Canal claims $737M in cost overruns

Dec 27, 2014 - 9:08 AM

Workers at the Panama Canal have been on strike since Tuesday December 23

PANAMA CANAL. The eighth and last of the new gates for the extension to be placed on the Pacific side of the Panama Canal is moved, through the waterway, which is operational since 1914 and whose expansion works are about 80% finished, in Miraflores, Panama, December 10, 2014. Photo by EPA

North Korean officials to Panama for Cuba arms case

Oct 23, 2013 - 1:03 PM

Political counselor Ra Yun Bak and Havana based diplomat Ri Il Gyu were to visit for two days to discuss the sailors fate with prosecutor Javier Caraballo

CONTROVERSIAL SHIP. View of the bow of the North Korean-flagged cargo ship Chon Chong Gang which remains docked at the pier of Manzanillo in Colon, Panama, on 16 July 2013. EPA/Alejandro Bolivar

Panama slaps $1 million fine on N. Korean ship

Sep 27, 2013 - 10:25 AM

The Panama Canal Authority slapped a million dollar fine on a North Korean cargo ship caught with an undeclared shipment of Cuban weapons

MILLION DOLLAR FINE. Part of the cargo inside a North Korean ship intercepted by Panamanian authorities on its way from Cuba to North Korea, as tweeted by Panamanian President Ricard Martinelli Monday, July 15, 2013. Photo courtesy of the official Twitter account of Pres. Martinelli