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Facts about Panama Canal

Panama Canal

Nevertheless, demand for the Panama Canal continues to rise.

Panama Canal

The Panama Canal (Spanish: Canal de PanamŠ±) is a major ship canal that traverses the Isthmus of Panama in Central America, connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

Panama Canal

The United States, under Theodore Roosevelt, bought the French equipment and excavations and began work in 1904 after helping Panama to declare independence from Colombia in exchange for control of the Panama Canal Zone.