Biden: $5.25B Panama Canal expansion will bring jobs to the U.S.

11/21/2013 | Miami Herald (tiered subscription model), The

The $5.25 billion Panama Canal expansion is an economic boon for U.S. ports and could bring more jobs to the country, according to Vice President Joe Biden. The modernization project is "a consequential investment in the future of the United States of America," Biden said. Slated to be finished in mid-2015, the project will allow the passage of ships that are able to carry more cargo.

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