Monthly Archives: September 2014

Panama Canal Centennial: The French Debacle

The construction of the Panama Canal begins with the French. In 1875, while the United States was conducting surveys across Mexico and Nicaragua, trying to find the right canal route, France became very active and ambitious, eager to make their … Continue reading

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Panama Canal Centennial: Connecting the Oceans

August 15, 2014 marked the 100th anniversary of the Panama Canal – its completion being one of the greatest feats of engineering by mankind, and one which rested on an idea four centuries old! This fact brings to light the … Continue reading

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