After 100 years, Panama Canal Still Inspires Wonder

  The enduring ability to inspire wonder and awe, and to weather the rigors of time, Mother Nature...

The Never Ending Tariff Conflict between Panama and Colombia

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

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 Continues Fighting Dengue

(QPANAMA) he government of Panama continues the battle against dengue whose hemorrhagic variant caused two deaths this month,...

Panama Soars Ahead of Central America

TODAY PANAMA NEWS - The conceptual advantage that is raising the country above its Central American neighbors is...

Panama Amnesty: No Lasting Solution to Gang Problem

TODAY PANAMA NEWS - Panama’s Minister of Security has indicated the government may extend a one-month amnesty period...

Italy approves double-taxation treaty with Panama

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

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...

Transfer of Cuban Migrants from Panama to Mexico Starts Today

TODAY PANAMA - The first of the Cubans stranded in Panama for months, hoping to reach the United...

Panama Papers Whistleblower Breaks Silence

(Q24N) The whistleblower behind the massive Panama Papers data leak has broken their silence to explain how injustice...

Panama’s Ruben Blades Awarded Second Grammy

TODAY PANAMA - Panama celebrates Ruben Blades' second Grammy award, as the news hit the headlines across the...

The Franchising Business in Panama

The sectors of gastronomy, services and clothing is where most of the more than 200 franchise chains, including...

Ivanka and The Fugitive From Panama

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

Deforestation Worsens Drought in Panama

Q24N (Prensa Latina) Panamanians will remember for years the intense drought that is currently affecting the country, with...

Odebrecht cut from airport bidding

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

Panama Sets up Trade Union Committee of Solidarity with Cuba

TODAY PANAMA NEWS (Prensa Latina) The National Confederation of Workers of Panama (CNTP) has established a Trade Union...

In Panama Tax Evasion is NOT Money Laundering

TODAY PANAMA - Despite being a FATF recommendation, reforms to the law on prevention of money laundering being...

First Heart Transplant in Panama Stable

(Prensa Latina) Specialists today highlighted the successful heart transplant performed at a Panamanian woman of 51 years old,...

PANAMA: Zika Virus Cases Climbs to 73, One Imported

(TODAY PANAMA) The number of  cases of Zika virus confirmed in Panama had climbed to 73 by Saturday ...

Panama Police Clash with Colombia’s FARC in Cross Border Drug Corridor

TODAY PANAMA -Panama's border police have killed two alleged FARC members in combat near the border with Colombia,...

Panama Canal builders threaten halt to expansion

(QPANAMA) Panama's President Richard Martinelli has threatened to go to Europe to demand a consortium fulfill its contract...

Uber Signs Insurance Deal in Panama

TODAY PANAMA | While in Costa Rica taxi driver unions are blocking traffic and committing attacks that the...

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 – Colombia Ferry Discontinues Service

Q24N - Despite the fact that it was announced in July that the business would be restructured to...

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 company in federal court...

Juan Carlos Varela Panama’s next President

TODAY PANAMA - JUAN CARLOS VARELA leader of the Panameñista Party, who trailed in third place in the...

Panama Will Have Rice Shortage

TODAY PANAMA - Due to the poor performance of the 2014-15 harvest, local production will last only until...

Dutch Women Confirmed Dead in Panama

TODAY PANAMA NEWS - The parents of two Dutch women who went missing in April while travelling in...

Copa Announces Third Flight To Cuba

TODAY PANAMA | Copa Airlines will begin two weekly nonstop flights between Holguin (Cuba) and Panama City, Panama,...

Chinese Railroad in Panama?

A rail line connecting Panama City and David is the first of several joint infrastructure projects to be...

Panama Takes Extreme Measures Due to Intense Drought

(TODAY PANAMA) The drainage of an artificial 1.5 million -cubic meter-reservoir to save a thousand head of cattle...

Panama Rejects Being Scapegoat for Corruption Scandal

(Prensa Latina) "We are not going to allow Panama to be made a scapegoat by third parties", the...

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More Business Between Nicaragua and Costa Rica

With the aim of increasing trade relations between both countries, Nicaragua and Costa Rica will reactivate the Chamber of Industry and Commerce jointly, in...

More Warnings Over Fiscal Deficit

Standard & Poor's maintained Costa Rica's debt rating at BB, but warned that it could lower it this year if the next government (on...

Populism and Division: Latin America At The Ballot Box

It does not seem long ago that analysts were predicting a new chapter in Latin America. At the start of the 21st Century, the region's...

Mexico’s America Humiliates Costa Rica’s Saprissa At Home in Concacaf Action

Mexico’s America blew out Costa Rica’s Saprissa 5-1 in the first leg of the round of 16 of the Concacaf Champions League. Paraguayan Cecilio Dominguez...

The Second Round of the Presidential Election

Neither of the two Presidential Candidates, Fabricio Alvarado of the National Restoration Party (PRN), or Carlos Alvarado of the Citizen Action Party (PAC), has...

App Makes Downtown San Jose Parking A Snap

Parking in downtown San Jose is a challenge. Right? An app(lication) now makes life easier in the capital city, eliminating the time to looking...

RECOPE Sells Diesel Fuel That Is Less Polluting But Harmful To Some Engines

Though less polluting, the state refinery Refinadora Costarricense de Petróleo (Recope) admitted that the diesel it distributes since November to gasoline stations across the...

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Anne Hathaway’s Leaked Personal Pictures Go Viral

American actress Anne Hathaway is the latest celebrity to fall victim to the hackers, who shamelessly filtered the intimate photos of the actress with...

American Tourist Dies In Isla del Coco Shark Attack

The National Coast Guard Service of the Ministry of Public Security (Servicio Nacional de Guardacostas, del Ministerio de Seguridad Pública) confirmed the death of...

10 Countries Reputed As The Ultimate Place For Sex Tourism (Guess Who Isn’t?)

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

Female Tiger Shark Attacked American Tourist Who Died in Isla del Coco

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...

How Will Hurricane Irma Affect Costa Rica?

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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Flight Route San Jose and Granada?

Q COSTA RICA - The union of Nicaraguan businessmen has reported that airlines may be interested in establishing flights between San Jose, Costa Rica...

Women Hold The Future of Latin America

In 1990, only 33.61% of Latin American woman were part of the workforce. By 2014, their participation increased to 41.26%, which gravitates around the...

In La Cuesta de Enero The Compra y Venta Is The Saviour

The phrase La Cuesta de Enero is too well known in Costa Rica, for despite the Aguinaldo (annual year-end bonus) most Costa Ricans face...

Vacationers Asked To Use Less Water During Semana Santa

QCOSTARICA - The absence of an adequate of flow of potable water will be greater felt in many areas of Guanacaste during Semana Santa (Easter...

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