"Giving up the fight would mean starting to die."
"The Panama Canal is doing quite well,” Trump said to Panama’s president. “I think we did a good job building it, right?"
"Yeah, 100 years ago," Juan Carlos Varela replied.
Disproportionate corporate power over governments is giving license to the greed that denies workers even minimum living wages. It is also seemingly a license to allow the sheer brutality of treatment of working people at the base of the supply chains.
If you're wondering where the cash comes from to fund the seemingly boundless public works projects in the works here in Panama, look no further than the sliver of water that bisects the isthmus just west of Panama City ... the Panama Canal.
This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. World shipping changed forever when
Rey pointed out the Canal Museum, which costs $2 USD to enter and $4 for an English-speaking audio tour. Unfortunately, we
Later, in 2013, in "Edgelands" at Morgan Lehman Gallery in New York City, Belzer moved away from the details of trees and
Panama wants us to think of it as more than a feat of engineering; more than a continental bridge; more than headquarters for summer hats. This is why I am here. I want to check out its highlands and some of the animals and birds that you have to sneak around quietly to see.
Emails: U.S. Government Facilitated LNG Business Deals Before Terminals Got Required Federal Permits
Emails and documents obtained by DeSmog reveal that the U.S. Department of Trade has actively promoted and facilitated business deals for the liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry and export terminal owners, even before some of the terminals have the federal regulatory agency permits needed to open for business.