Daily Archives: August 7, 2010

Again, Panama Says Highway Will Not Bridge Darien Gap

Despite outgoing Colombian President Alvaro Uribe’s approval of a $609 million highway project that would link Venezuela to Panama, the Panamanian government repeated that it will not bridge the Darien Gap for now. Dubbed “The Great Route of the Americas,” the 440-mile long road would travel from Venezuela, up along the Colombian coast through the…