People walk inside the expanded Panama Canal’s new set of locks before they are flooded, in Cocoli, near Panama City, Sunday, May 17, 2015. The construction of the third set of locks will allow the passage of very large vessels or container ships much too big to fit through the Panama Canal’s old locks.
People walk inside the expanded Panama Canal’s new set of locks before they are flooded, in Cocoli, near Panama City, Sunday, May 17, 2015. The construction of the third set of locks will allow the passage of very large vessels or container ships much too big to fit through the Panama Canal’s old locks. Arnulfo Franco File photo
People walk inside the expanded Panama Canal’s new set of locks before they are flooded, in Cocoli, near Panama City, Sunday, May 17, 2015. The construction of the third set of locks will allow the passage of very large vessels or container ships much too big to fit through the Panama Canal’s old locks. Arnulfo Franco File photo

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