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The Tide Is Turning For The Panama Canal

The Tide Is Turning For The Panama Canal

The tide has turned for the Panama Canal during recent weeks and following a debilitating year of drought-induced cuts to daily transit allowances, operations are seemingly heading back towards a level of normality. 

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Uruguay Launches New Rail Freight Corridor

Uruguay Launches New Rail Freight Corridor

  Uruguay Launches New Rail Freight Corridor Luis Lacalle, Uruguay's president, has recently inaugurated the Ferrocarril Central de Uruguay - a new rail corridor primarily for freight, which connects Paso de los Toros, in central Uruguay, to the port of Montevideo....

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Surge In Traffic At Mexico’s Ports

Surge In Traffic At Mexico’s Ports

A surge in traffic has been witnessed at Mexico’s container ports in January, as container throughput increased by 20% from the previous month, leading to concerns that the ongoing growth will put a strain on capacity.

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Rio de Janeiro – It’s Carnival Week

Rio de Janeiro – It’s Carnival Week

Its Rio de Janeiro carnival week again and the annual events have been underway since Friday 9th February and as ever will conclude with the Parade of Champions on Saturday 17th February.

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UN Sounds Alarm On Panama, Ukraine & Red Sea

UN Sounds Alarm On Panama, Ukraine & Red Sea

The UN trade body sounded an alarm last week, warning that the Panama Canal drought, the war in Ukraine, and Red Sea attacks are impacting shipping and affecting energy and food costs, raising the risks of further inflation. 

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The Tide Is Turning For The Panama Canal

No Sign Of Improvement For Panama Canal

The severe drought conditions at the Panama Canal have declined further over the past few weeks, with restrictions on the number of vessels allowed to pass cut from 30 to just 22 per day recently.

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Mexico’s Day Of The Dead

Mexico’s Day Of The Dead

Mexico’s Day of the Dead, or  Día de los Muertos, as it is known locally, is one of the most important holidays in the country and is not a Latin American version of Halloween.

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