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The Panama Canal locks in Colon, 110 kilometers (68 miles) northwest of Panama City, Jan. 17, 2014.
The Panama Canal locks in Colon, 110 kilometers (68 miles) northwest of Panama City, Jan. 17. Expansion of the canal could cease at the end of January if Panama does not agree to pay $1.6 billion in unforeseen costs. (RODRIGO ARANGUA/AFP/Getty Images)

Panama Canal Expansion: The Dangers of Long-Term Delays

The Increasing Emphasis on U.S.-Central American Trade
U.S President Barack Obama arrives in Mexico City on May 2 MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images

The Increasing Emphasis on U.S.-Central American Trade

The Panama Canal's Expansion: New Options for Trade
A cargo ship passes through the Panama Canal on April 15 Juan Jose RODRIGUEZ/AFP/GettyImages

The Panama Canal's Expansion: New Options for Trade