A lot of people are questioning why, exactly, the proposed "Nicaragua Grand Canal" would need to exist in the first place.
China is moving into the United States' backyard——but it's not clear if its Latin America investments are a negative for American interests.
On its centennial, cruisers are still flocking to make the 8–10 hour trip between oceans.
East Coast cities are upgrading their ports to attract larger ships going through an expanded Panama Canal. But there's some doubt it will pay off.
Nicaragua's congress has passed bill granting a little-known Chinese tycoon the exclusive right to develop a multibillion-dollar rival to the Panama Canal.