The shockwave of Panama Canal expansion ..
Morning: Orientation: 8:15 a.m. at the hotel. The Group Leader will greet everyone with a warm welcome and lead introductions. We will review the up-to-date program schedule and any changes, discuss roles and responsibilities, logistics, safety guidelines, emergency procedures, and answer any questions you may have. Transfers to and from program activities will be by air conditioned bus, unless specified otherwise. Free time is reserved for your personal independent exploration. The Group Leader will be happy to offer suggestions. Meals on our program feature local cuisine. In many cases, they will be plated and served set meals; in others, we will have buffets with multiple options. Beverages include coffee, tea, water; other beverages are usually available for purchase. Please note that program activities, schedules, and personnel may need to change due to local circumstances. In the event of changes, we will alert you as quickly as possible. Thank you for your understanding. After boarding the Road Scholar bus, we'll journey to Casco Viejo--the historic colonial center of the city of Panama-- in preparation for a walking field trip led by our Group Leader. Panama City's old historic quarter is called Casco Viejo and dates back to the 1670s. Casco Viejo showcases the multicultural history of Panama; parks and narrow streets are lined with colorful buildings in a breath-taking mix of Spanish, French and early American architectural styles. This eclectic display reflects the city's role as an international trade center and cultural melting pot that began well before the building of the Canal. Some of Casco Viejo's must-see sites include the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Municipal Palace, the National Theater, the Panama Canal Museum (originally the Grand Hotel), the French Embassy, and the Plaza de Francia. We'll then head to the Panama Canal Museum to learn about the American era of the Panama Canal.
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Teaching Guide: Exploring the Building of the Panama Canal
Figures for Czechoslovakia, East Germany, the U.S.S.R., and the Panama Canal Zone end with the last year those countries/territories existed as intact/separate entities. Tables for Soviet successor states include data for the corresponding republics prior to independence; these figures are included in the corresponding U.S.S.R. totals. Data for the Federal Republic of Germany applies to reunited Germany from 1990 onward.
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2006 October - Voters in a referendum back a $5.2bn plan to upgrade the Panama Canal. The scheme aims to double the capacity of the waterway.