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Thursday 20 July 2017

Panama Trump Ocean Club Hotel Sold for US$23 Million

TODAY PANAMA - Trump Ocean Club, located in the Punta Pacifica area of ​​Panama City, the tallest building...

Judge Denies Former President of Panama Bail; Continues In US Federal Holding

TODAY PANAMA - Arrested at his home in Miami on Monday, June 12, former President of Panama Ricardo...

Panama’s Strongman Manuel Noriega Dies At The Age of 83

QCR - Manuel Noriega, the feared dictator and the man who knew too much, died in his native...

Former Panama President Wanted by Interpol

TODAY PANAMA –  AN INTERPOL Red Alert was formally issued on Monday, May 22 at the request of...

Judge Orders Medical House Arrest for Noriega Be Maintained for 1 Year

DAVID, Panama – Former Gen. Manuel Antonio Noriega remains in “critical” condition and a Panamanian judge on Tuesday...

Panama to Ban Use of Plastic Bags

Plastic bags in Panama supermarkets and warehouses could be part of history by next year TODAY PANAMA – The...

Panama Canal expansion fuels Miami growth

Brickell Avenue, home to self-exiled Ricardo Martinelli TODAY PANAMA, By Mark Scheinbaum – MIAMI The folks who buy a...

Panama to Transfer Stranded Cuban Migrants to Shelter on Costa Rican Border

Q24N - After Panama President Juan Carlos Varela threatened to close a shelter assisting Cuban immigrants, his administration announced...

Panama Toughens Immigration Policies To Prevent Permanent Tourists

TODAY PANAMA – There appears to be a lot of confusion , that affects expats living in Panama...

Panama Deported 170 Foreigners In First Two Months Of The Year

Foreigners deported from Panama. Photo Newsroom Panama TODAY PANAMA – Panama’s immigration service reports having deported or expelled in...

Over 70 Venezuelan Immigrants Stranded on Panama-Costa Rica Border as Officials Ramp Up Controls

Q24N - Over 70 Venezuelan immigrants, part of a total of 89 people who were prevented from entering  Panama...

Panama Farmers Give away Tomatoes to Protest Over Imports

Panamanian Farmers Give away Tomatoes to Protest Over Imports TODAY PANAMA (Prensa Latina) Growers of tomatoes in the western...

Call Center Business Loses Strength in Panama

Staff shortages affect call centers in Panama TODAY PANAMA – The number of jobs in call center companies fell...

Panama Crackdown on Human Trafficking

Panama’s Deputy Director of the Judicial Investigation Department, Manuel Bonome TODAY POANAMA (Prensa Latina) The present strategy against human...

Panama Rejects European Union (EU) Visas

(TODAY PANAMA) Most European Union (EU) visitor visas will no longer be accepted for entry into Panama under...

Gap between Rich and Poor in Panama Increases

Panama City from the Ancon Hill, a 654-foot hill that overlooks the capital city TODAY PANAMA (Prensa Latina) The...

Panamanian Banks will Face Glim Outlook in 2017

TODAY PANAMA – The Panamanian bank system will face a glim 2017, according to the most recent report...

Panama Expat Interview – Meet Samantha Whay-Jenkins (Part I)

TODAY PANAMA (Panamagringoguide.com) Some time has passed since I have published a Panama expat interview, and I’m excited...

Panama Expat Interview: Meet Samantha Whay-Jenkins (Part ll)

TODAY PANAMA (Panamagringoguide.com) If you’re just now joining us, you may wish to refer first to Part One...

Panama’s Record Drug Seizures Reflect Colombia’s Cocaine Boom

(Q24N) Insigthcrime.org - Authorities in Panama say they have seized more drugs in 2016 than in any other...

United States Presses Sale of Panamanian Newspapers

TODAY PANAMA –  The pressures by the U.S. government on two Panamanian newspapers to sell their shares to...

Otto Kills 4, Panama Closes Schools, Government Offices

TODAY PANAMA NEWS – Tropical Storm Otto, how a full blown Hurricane, has caused four deaths in Panama...

Figures on Vehicle Fleet in Panama

Panama Traffic(Today Panama) A report entitled “Vehicular Fleet in Panama in 2015”, shows that 70% of vehicles circulating...

Panama Reports More than 400 Cases of The Zika Virus

(Prensa Latina) Since the zika virus appeared in November 2015, the public health authorities confirmed a total of...

Panama Bureaucracy Complicates Exports

The union of exporters claims that business opportunities are being lost due to the slow pace of processing...

Informal Employment Increase Nearly 6% in Panama

Children in a poor Panama City neighborhood play soccer. The Panama Canal has brought rapid development to the...

Panama Records Increase In Consumption of Poultry Products

Photo from La PrensaThe union of poultry farmers reported an increase of 8% in the first ten months...

Panama Flies Over 200 Cuban Migrants to Mexico

  The Cubans are on their way north, hoping to enter the United States under an old agreement that...

Soho Mall Stores and the Clinton List

(Q24N) As time passes there is growing uncertainty on the part of traders that have shops in Soho...

Thousands of Illegal Migrants Were Helped on Their Way Through Panama

(Prensa Latina)A Security Ministry report revealed more than 9,000 illegal migrants have received humanitarian care in Panama in...

Panama Denies to U.S. Risk of Money Laundering

(Q24N) he Government of Panama rejected today the remarks of the Department of Financial Services of New York...

“It’s A Money Laundry”, The Secret Life of Panama

The Secret Life of Panama City By Jon Lee Anderson By Jon Lee Anderson, The New Yorker – ...

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Elena Correa Officially Crowned Miss Costa Rica 2017

"I am proud to be her boyfriend," were the words of businessman Carlos Rodriguez on Elena Correa who was officially crowned Miss Costa Rica...

Low Cost Carrriers (LCCs) Flying High in Central America

  Low cost carriers (LCCs) airlines are finally starting to penetrate the intra-Central America market, driven primarily by the launch of the region’s first local...

Costa Rica Credit Card Debt Up 21%

Between April 2016 and April 2017, the balance of credit card debt in Costa Rica grew by 21%, equivalent to 3.7% of GDP, says...

Courier Business Growing in Costa Rica

The parcel forwarding companies JetBox, Box Correos and Aeropost reported increases of between 12% and 35% in the number of packages shipped in the...

Big Game Today, Costa Rica Vs. Panama

CONCACAF Gold Cup action continues today, Wednesday, July 19,  as Costa Rica faces Panama in quarterfinal action. The game is being played at the  Lincoln...

EU Enhances Partnership With Costa Rica

Today, on the first-ever official visit of any European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development (ICD) to Costa Rica, the current Commissioner Neven Mimica...

Would impeaching Trump restore the rule of law? Lessons from Latin America

Some Americans and members of Congress have called for the impeachment of President Donald Trump. What happens after a president is impeached? The vice president would...

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Man Killed In Monday Morning Shootout in Escazu Was Wanted In Canada

Q COSTA RICA - It was 7:20am, two men outside the Mountview private school in Guachipelin de Escazu, dressed in tracksuits are exercising, two...

Four Years Later, China-Backed Nicaragua Canal Is Paralyzed Or About To Die

TODAY NICARAGUA - The Nicaragua Interoceanic Canal project is either paralyzed, or nonexistent. In June 2013, the Nicaraguan National Assembly passed Law 840, which authorized...

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Q JOURNAL - An allegedly 128-year-old man in Salta, Argentina has announced he is in fact former Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, and has spent...

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