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  • Exclusive: Portugal's Espirito Santo clan in 11th-hour borrowing spree in 2014 - sources

    LISBON (Reuters) - The corporate empire of Portugal's Espirito Santo family issued 5 billion euros ($6.6 billion) of new debt in the first six months of 2014, according to people familiar with the matter, just as the clan's businesses were nearing...
  • Gambrills crash victim travels abroad, hoping to walk again

    Gambrills crash victim travels abroad, hoping to walk again
    June 11, 2013 was a normal day for William Watson. The 24-year-old had just finished a sushi dinner in Annapolis before hopping onto his motorcycle to head home to Gambrills. He never made it. A collision with a car landed him in a trauma center....
  • Canal de Panamá celebra 100 años uniendo océanos | FOTOS

    Canal de Panamá celebra 100 años uniendo océanos | FOTOS
    PANAMA - Si por los frutos se ha de medir, la administración panameña del Canal de Panamá ha multiplicado por cinco en 15 años el total de 1.878 millones de dólares aportados por la vía interoceánica a los habitantes del país centroamericano en los 85...
  • Foreign Briefing: Warnings issued for Mideast, Africa and Ebola

    The U.S. State Department has issued several new warnings — none surprising but all important — as trouble plagues the Middle East and Africa. Iraq: In an Aug. 10 warning, the agency warns travelers "against all but essential travel to Iraq....
  • At 100, Panama Canal looks to the future

    PANAMA CITY, Panama Since the Panama Canal officially opened a century ago, more than 1 million ships have crossed the narrow isthmus separating the Atlantic Ocean from the Pacific, and Panama's history has captivated the world. All of the high drama the...
  • At 100 years, Panama Canal Zone history celebrated in Florida

    TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) - The 100th anniversary of the opening of the Panama Canal, hailed at the time as one of the world's great wonders, has inspired a celebration in central Florida to showcase the experience of the U.S. canal workers behind the...
  • Panama Canal: Is another expansion in the cards?

    PANAMA CITY, Panama With some 16 months to go before Panama expects to finish its canal expansion, could another set of locks to handle even bigger ships be in its future? The idea first surfaced last year during a Latin American ports conference in...
  • Boy, 12, already accused of stealing two school buses, steals truck

    It looks like this Panhandle's lad's wheels keep spinning ... and spinning, out of control. A boy. age 12, who is already accused of stealing two school buses for joyrides - plus his mom's car --is now charged with stealing a Chevy truck, reports WJHG...
  • Florida travel calendar for August

    Florida travel calendar for August
    Check out festivals and events in August across the state. View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (Including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford,...
  • News to use: Travel tips and trips

    News to use: Travel tips and trips
    Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently: Friendly Planet Travel has Panama Canal cruises on Princess Cruises as low as $999 per person double occupancy. An 11-night itinerary...
  • Panama's biggest tourist draw turns 100

    Panama's biggest tourist draw turns 100
    While Panama is emerging as a favored destination for vacationers looking for great beaches, tropical rain forest and rich biodiversity, its first claim to fame was the Panama Canal, which celebrates its 100th anniversary this summer. At the center of...
  • Florida's science centers offer you big bang for your buck

    Florida's science centers offer you big bang for your buck
    Where can you dig up a dinosaur, take an airboat ride and fly a space mission? At the science center, of course, but here's where you've got decisions to make. Which one? Florida has 21 museums that are part of the international Association of Science-...