Panama City

The Panama Canal and its expansion project

The Panama Canal is one of the most important inland waterways of the world, linking the Atlantic with the Pacific across the Central American isthmus.

Tax scandal a setback in Panama's drive for financial respectability

"We have to get rid of this image in the world that Panamanians are money launderers. This affects all of us," Annette Planells of the Movin political movement told television broadcaster TVN on Monday.