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Houston spends millions to woo post-Panamax ships
As giant ships navigate through the widened Panama canal, Houston is ready for them.
The canal has made Panama rich, but inequality persists
With over a quarter of its citizens in poverty, Panama has one of the worst income distributions in Latin America.
Have we reached peak trade?
If trade growth stalls, what does that mean for the American worker?
What happens when shipping lines build for growth that never comes
The shipping industry is seeing prices collapse as slowing global trade growth drags down demand.
Inching global trade growth, through the eyes of a Caterpillar
Heavy equipment maker Caterpillar is facing declines on par with those it faced during the Great Recession.
Cuban migrants scramble to claim special status in US
Some worry — others hope — improving ties with US may change special privileges.
Panama Canal expansion brings competition for East Coast ports
The Panama Canal is getting a makeover, and it could be a gamechanger for Atlantic coast ports -- that is, if those ports are ready in time.
The future of U.S. ports after Panama Canal growth
It's possible America's busiest ports may not stay busy. Southern California currently receives most of the imports shipped from Asia. But that could change with a major expansion of the Panama Canal.
President of Panama on the state of the global economy
Ricardo Martinelli talks about how the debt crises in the U.S. and Europe are affecting his country, and how Panama is continuing to grow.