In Colombia and Nicaragua, officials are considering building transport links between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans that are being framed as alternatives to the Panama Canal. In an email interview, Jean-Paul Rodrigue, a professor in the department of global studies and geography at Hofstra University, discussed the viability of alternatives to the Panama Canal.
WPR: What are the feasible alternatives to the Panama Canal, and how do they compare in terms of cost to build and transit advantages? ...
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