August 14, 2014

Dangerous Gap in World's Longest Road

Carolyn McCarthy, BBC News

The Associated Press

Stretching from Alaska to the pencil tip of Argentina, the 48,000km-long Pan-American Highway holds the record for the world's longest motorable road. But there is a gap - an expanse of wild tropical forest - that has defeated travellers for centuries.

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August 13, 2014
Yet Another Panama Canal Expansion?
Mimi Whitefield, Miami Herald
Even though the current expansion is still incomplete, a Chinese delegations says it’s interested in even bigger locks at the Panama Canal. more ››