Panama Canal reopens after heavy rains

10th December 2010, Comments 0 comments

The Panama Canal has reopened after being closed because of flooding from two nearby lakes, swollen by the country’s worst rains in 73 years’ of record-keeping. The waterway, which transports five percent of the world’s trade, was reopened 9 December after 17 hours. The canal was first opened in 1914 and last closed in 1989 ...

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