Latin America Panama

  • Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, right, walks with Chinese President Xi Jinping as they arrive to a welcoming ceremony at the Great Hall of the People on January 7, 2015 in Beijing, China.

    China is moving into the United States' backyard——but it's not clear if its Latin America investments are a negative for American interests.

  • A cruise ship in the Panama Canal

    On its centennial, cruisers are still flocking to make the 8–10 hour trip between oceans.

  • Construction on the expansion of the Panama Canal in the Pacific.

    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.

  • The Panama Canal

    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.