Americas Correspondent, Seatrade Maritime News
Seatrade correspondent Michele Labrut has continuously covered the maritime sector of Central & Latin America since moving to Panama City in the 1980s. Author of Seatrade's annual Panama Maritime Review and of several books, Michele also writes for Time magazine and the Economist Intelligence Unit. In 2012 she was awarded the Order of Merit (Knight grade) by the French Government for her services to international journalism.
Michele’s Recent activity
Brazil’s ports moved more cargo during January to April this year despite the spread of the Corona virus and its impact on the Brazilian economy.
Cargo volumes in Panamanian ports grew by 15.9% during January-May 2020, in spite of the country fighting against the spread of the Coronavirus.