Wednesday, August 17, 2011

The Panama Canal 97 Years Later: A Short Update on a Story of Environmental Challenges, Labor Disputes, and Competition


[1] “Panama Canal Expansion Economic Debate.” New World Realty. 15 March 2006.
[2] “The Panama Canal Impact on the Liner Container Shipping Industry—Executive Summary.”
[3] Ibid.
[4] “Proposal for the Expansion of the Panama Canal.” Panama Canal Authority. April 2006.
[5] Lynch, David. “Plan to Enlarge Panama Canal Stirs Controversy.” USA Today. 19 June 2006.
[6] “Panama Canal Expansion to Benefit Houston.” ABC News. 22 June 2011. ; T.J. Williams. “Florida’s Seaports and the Panama Canal Expansion.”
[7] “Workers Protest Low Pay Under Panama Canal Expansion Project.” People’s Daily. 25 November 2010.
[8] Ibid.
[9] “China and Colombia Announce ‘Alternative Panama Canal.’” BBC. 14 February 2011.
[10] Otis, John. “Colombia: Can a Land-Rout Rival the Panama Canal?” Global Post. 22 February 2011.
[11] “Panama Canal rail alternative built by China considered by Colombia.” Telegraph UK. 14 February 2011.
[12] “China becomes Panama’s third largest export market.” China View.
[13] “China’s Porposed Colombia Railway: Challenging the Panama Canal.” Time Magazine. 17 February 2011.,8599,2049645,00.html

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