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Wednesday 24 May 2017

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 – ...

Multidestination Travel: Tourist Option for Latin America and the Caribbean

Q24N (Prensa Latina) Cuba's ambassador to Panama, Miguel Antonio Pardo, said that multidestination travel is now the main...

Why Set Up a Shell Company in Panama?

Q24N (IPS) By Robert J. Burrowes - A previously little-known law firm called Mossack Fonseca, based in Panama,...

Taxis block roads in Uber standoff

TODAY PANAM - The gloves are off between Panama taxi drivers and the Uber system with both sides...

Italy approves double-taxation treaty with Panama

  TODAY PANAMA – The Italian Parliament approved Tuesday a double taxation treaty that was signed with Panama at...