Panamanians protest the sale of public lands, October 2012. Critics of the law say the lease charges should be increased and the money invested in the impoverished Caribbean coast province of Colon. Colon province is home to several Atlantic ports that service ships using the Panama Canal and supply the country’s only oil refinery. [...]
U.S. agriculture giant Archer Daniels Midland raised the stakes in the global race for grains trading power last week, by seeking talks to buy smaller Australian shipper GrainCorp to build up its platform in Asia.
The 10 percent purchase comes at a time of dramatic consolidation in the global grains sector amid intense competition to [...]
The proposed annexation area is east of Interstate 5 Exit 32 to the north of the Kalama River in the area of Old Highway 99 and Kress Lake.
Last week, Kalama City Council members approved a plan to annex 250 acres of Port of Kalama property and several adjoining parcels into the city. The next [...]