17 January 2012

PANAMA: 18 Jan UPDATE: Walkout Stops Canal Construction.

   LINK CHANGE/ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-16607458

      Thousands of workers walked off the $5.25 billion Panama Canal expansion...demanding payment of back pay, higher wages and better working conditions. 
      The expansion...with new wider locks to handle mammoth container ships...is scheduled for a 2014 completion.