A spanking new Umana Yana was handed over to the Ministry of Culture on Thursday. Jessica Daw was there and filed this report.
A giant Chinese container ship has become the first vessel to move from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean via the newly-enlarged Panama Canal.
The ship was greeted with fireworks and cheers from a crowd that had gathered at the Cocoli locks to celebrate.
The Panamanian President, Juan Carlos Varela, described the waterway as a route that would unite the world. Continue reading