Tag Archives: Latin America

Panama Canal Expansion: Challenge And Opportunity For Southwest Economy

PANAMA CITY, Panama — The Panama Canal is a force in worldwide commerce. It leverages its location at the intersection of two oceans and two continents and is responsible for a total of 15 percent of Panama’s GDP. Its number one customer is the … Continue reading

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Fronteras Desk In Colombia: Transmilenio Rapid Bus Technology Studied By US Urban Planners

This story was produced by Marfa Public Radio and Fronteras: The Changing America Desk. Fronteras is a consortium of NPR member stations in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California focused on the US-Mexico border.  BOGOTA, Colombia — Cities in the … Continue reading

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Fronteras Desk In Colombia: Key US Ally Debates Peace Accord With FARC Guerrillas

This story was produced by Marfa Public Radio and Fronteras: The Changing Americas Desk. Fronteras is a reporting collaboration of NPR member stations in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California focused on the US-Mexico border.  — BOGOTÁ, Colombia—A peace deal … Continue reading

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The Lesser Of Two Evils: Riding La Bestia

Fronteras Desk Correspondent Lorne Matalon spoke to Julian Worricker of the BBC World Service on July 19. They discussed La Bestia, which Matalon rode, in the context of the thousands of unaccompanied minors who are reaching the United States border from … Continue reading

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