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Panama Canal Zone

10 Things You Didn't Know About the Panama Canal

Viator | Posted 09.21.2016 | Travel
Viator

You may even know it only takes 8-10 hours for a ship to pass through the canal's three locks, known as the Miraflores, the Pedro Miguel and the Gatún. Even more impressively, you may not have just Googled "isthmus."

The Panama Canal - Part 2 of 3

Ricardo B. Salinas | Posted 10.20.2014 | Books
Ricardo B. Salinas

One hundred years later, Panama is a truly independent nation that with great sacrifices and diplomatic efforts managed to regain sovereignty over the Canal Zone. Nevertheless, reaching this point had a high cost for this young republic, which gradually is becoming a regional economic power.

The Panama Canal - Part 1 of 3

Ricardo B. Salinas | Posted 10.05.2014 | Books
Ricardo B. Salinas

Speak softly and carry a big stick, you will go far. Theodore Roosevelt It will soon be 100 years since the opening of the Panama Canal, a feat of ...

Natural Born Presidents

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

What it all boils down to is that Ted Cruz is free to run for president, as is just about anyone. Whether he can convince the country that he is eligible or not will likely be a matter of politics. It's open to anyone's interpretation who can and who cannot be president.

Barack Obama Would Be an American Citizen Even if Born in Kenya, So Why Does the Media Keep Fanning the Story?

Michael Russnow | Posted 10.25.2012 | Media
Michael Russnow

Even if Barack Obama were born in Kenya (which I don't believe to be the case) the president still would have been a U.S. citizen at birth, because his mother was an American, a fact which nobody to this date denies.

Thanks Dad for Failing: Even When Dads Fall Short, Good Can Come of It

Will Wright | Posted 08.27.2011 | Impact
Will Wright

I got to live in exotic places, mix with various cultures, learn how others lived (and thought). All that "internationalizing," as my father called it, would help me later as a foreign correspondent reporting from various parts of the world.

Obama Backs Law Helping McCain

Washington Post's The Trail | Shailagh Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Barack Obama's campaign announced he would co-sponsor legislation introduced yesterday by his political ally Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill to en...