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By Kathia Martínez, Associated Press
Whether fleeing war, persecution, poverty or the effects of climate change, migrants and refugees worldwide routinely find themselves in great danger. Perhaps the most hazardous migrant trail of all is the Darien Gap, a wild, lawless stretch straddling Colombia and…
By Nadja Drost, Bruno Federico
As more humans move into concrete jungles, other animals, like túngara frogs, are joining them — and adjusting their behaviors along the way.
By Vicky Stein
During the four years that Trump Panama Condominium Management LLC had managed the property, Central America's largest building, a team installed by the Trump family was accused of running up more than $2 million in unauthorized debts.
By Jeff Horwitz, Associated Press
The Panama Canal, opened 100 years ago,, is lauded as an achievement for the U.S. But with the opportunity to unlock America’s economic power, came soaring costs, engineering problems and a steep death toll. Gwen Ifill talks to Orlando Pérez,…
By PBS NewsHour
A century ago, the Panama Canal -- an enormous engineering feat that grew American commerce and transformed global trade -- was completed. But the waterway’s history is complicated, filled with its share of fatalities and political tensions. Gwen Ifill looks…
By Anya van Wagtendonk
At the time it was built, the canal was an engineering marvel, relying on a series of locks that lift ships – and their thousands of pounds of cargo – above mountains. But thousands of workers died during its construction,…
By Larisa Epatko
Friday marks the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Panama Canal, the 48-mile passage linking the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. It helped move American troops to the Pacific theater during World War II and has facilitated trade between…
In Panama, 'New Conquistadors' Protest Canadian Copper Mines…
By April Brown
Paul Solman's signature hats have become somewhat of their own celebrity. While Paul regularly answers questions about business and economic news, Thursday's queries are two questions about his bright-brimmed coiffure.
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