Expect a National Referendum in 2006
Friday, December 02 2005 @ 01:03 PM UTC
Contributed by: Don Winner
For Alemán Zubieta, both Panamanian and international companies will have the opportunitiy to participate in the construction of the various segments of the project. "The most important thing is that it's done by Panamanians" said the administrator, apparently referring to the overall administration of the project. Once a plan is adopted and approved, the ACP can then start to divulge time tables, costs, budgets, and the size of the projects. He went on to say that one would have to complete the same steps to build a highway or a bridge, but without losing sight of the fact that the expansion of the canal is something larger. Environmental impact studies and economic studies are still pending.