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Water worries in Panama extend beyond the canal

A cargo ships sail on Pacific side toward the Panama Canal in Panama City. (Arnulfo Franco/AP)
A cargo ships sail on Pacific side toward the Panama Canal in Panama City. (Arnulfo Franco/AP)

Last year’s low rainfall levels left the Panama Canal in some troubled water.

Here & Now‘s Scott Tong visits this crucial global shipping route to learn how the lack of rain impacted it and communities at large in Panama.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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