Panama – Venezuela Conflict Worsens

In response to actions taken by the Maduro government, Panama will suspend cargo and...

Panama withdraws ambassador from Venezuela

Panama’s spat with Venezuela intensified on Thursday, April 5 with the announcement that it...

Panama puts Venezuela’s Maduro on money laundering watch

Panama has placed Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and other top officials on a watch...

Protest Over Infrastructure Turns Violent in Panama

COLON, PANAMA —  A protest over infrastructure and insecurity turned into violent clashes with...

Top U.S. Diplomat in Panama Leaves In Protest

In a farewell video, the U.S. ambassador to Panama, John Feeley, filmed a scene...

Panama seeks to attract investment from UAE sovereign wealth funds

President Juan Carlos Varela of Panama wants to boost UAE sovereign wealth investment in...

Chinese Railroad in Panama?

A rail line connecting Panama City and David is the first of several joint...

The Never Ending Tariff Conflict between Panama and Colombia

The Panamanian government has decided to increase, in some cases by up to 30%,...

Panama Car Sales Down 14%

At the end of November 2017, the downward trend continued, adding up to almost...

Moody’s gives Canal expansion thumbs up

Eighteen months after the expansion of the Panama Canal began to operate, its performance...

Panama Hotel Votes to Drop Trump, But His Company Won’t Go

(VOA) The owners of a Trump-branded hotel in Panama sued President Donald Trump’s family-owned...

US Ambassador to Panama Resigns, Says Cannot Serve Trump

(Reuters) U.S. Ambassador to Panama John Feeley, a career diplomat and former Marine Corps...

Will Chinese Tourists Come to Central America?

TODAY PANAMA - Businessmen from the Panamanian tourist sector welcome the arrival of Air...

UNESCO Recognizes Panama’s Hats: No, Not The Panama Hat, The Other One

LA PINTADA, Panama (AP) — Cultural authorities at UNESCO have recognized the artisans of...

Odebrecht cut from airport bidding

ODEBRECHT, The Brazilian Construction  Company that gave major election campaign donations to the Panamenista...

Canal Future Could Rest On Going Green

The future of the Panama Canal in the face of accelerating climate change may...

Panama Moves Closer To Rail Link With Costa Rica

Panama moved a step closer to building a rail link to the Costa Rican...

Panama On The EU Black List

After two years of negotiations the European Union has reached a consensus and defined...

Transit Board Conflict of Interest Probe

An investigation of all the members of the Board of Directors of the Transit...

The Franchising Business in Panama

The sectors of gastronomy, services and clothing is where most of the more than...

Ivanka and The Fugitive From Panama

(REUTERS) PANAMA CITY/TORONTO - In the spring of 2007, a succession of foreigners, many...

Uber Disconnects 90% of Its Drivers In Panama

Uber in Panama announced that from 4:00 pm Friday, November 24, it began a...

Will Chinese Tourists Head For Panama?

Businessmen from the Panamanian tourist sector welcome the arrival of Air China flights in...

Panama In Retaliation Against Colombia

If the request by the Panamanian Ministry of Commerce and Industries prospers, a new...

Panama Hotels Innovate to Attract More Customers

In Panama 30 hotels are now working with an application that allows travelers to...

Why Didn’t The US Keep The Panama Canal?

TLDR: President Jimmy Carter really wanted to correct an injustice. His National Security Adviser,...

Panama Canal Reports Record Cargo Volumes

The Panama Canal Authority reported that the expanded waterway reached a record throughput in...

Panama: Car Sales Slump After 14 Year Joy Ride

Over 13% fewer new cars appeared on Panama’s highways in the first eight months...

Panama’s Good Name On The Line: Business Leaders

Panama's Chamber of Commerce has blasted the government of Juan Carlos Varela over last...

Panamanian Governma Announces Visa Requirement for Venezuelans

(TODAY PANAMA) Panama announced this week that refugees fleeing Venezuela must have a stamped...

Floods and disappearances after rains in Panama

In sectors such as La Gallinaza and Pedregal, some ravines have overflowed. People do...

Panama’s Convention Centers

Two new projects in Panama and opening in 2018 – seek to attract convention...

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QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

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The survivor of the shark attack in the Isla del Coco on Thursday, the 26-year-old diving guide identified by his last name Jimenez, said...

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As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean and Floridians ready for Irma's potential landfall, how will it affect Costa Rica? Although Hurricane Irma...

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