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Friday 23 June 2017

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...

Panamanian Lawyers Condemn U.S. Interference

TODAY PANAMA -  The National Bar Association (CNA, in Spanish) of Panama today condemned the interference of the...

Panama’s Colombia Border Closure Could Fuel Human Trafficking

Q24N - Panama has announced that it will temporarily close its border with Colombia in an attempt to...

The Waked Case In Perspective

The identification of Grupo Waked in a money laundering network could result in significant changes in the representations...

Panama to close Colombia border to halt Cuba migrants

(Q24N) Key crossings on Panama's border with Colombia are to be closed to control the flow of Cuban...

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 Ranks High in Violence against Women

Q24N (PL) The increase in number of women homicides and denounciations of aggressions against women put Panama todayh...

Panama Papers Whistleblower Breaks Silence

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

Panama Spends Millions to Control The Zika Virus

Q24N (Prensa Latina) To US$8 million dollars is the amount already spent by Panamanian health authorities to address...

Panama Builds Shelters for Cubans Stranded In Border With Costa Rica

(Q24N) Panamanian authorities announced the building of shelters for some 2.500 Cubans stranded in the border with Costa...
Panama scientists aid world obesity study

High Incidence of Obesity in Panama

Q24N (Prensa Latina) Three out of 10 Panamanian children are obese, a condition that in the case of...

Inside a Panamanian Prison: Portrait of a Flawed Legal System

PANAMA CITY — As Panama reels from outrage at legal loopholes that help the world's wealthy hide their...

‘No evidence’ to take action against Panama Papers law firm

Today Panama - Panama's public prosecutor against organized crime said on Wednesday there was no evidence so far...
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Panama: The Colombians that Colombia Discriminates Against

  TODAY PANAMA - Colombian businessmen have pointed out the damage caused to their business dealings with Panama by...

Panama Faces Up to the “Panama Papers” Crisis

Q24N - The Panamanian government has announced its willingness to review current practices in the legal and financial...

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...

Panama Increases Troops on Border with Colombia

Q24N (Prensa Latina) The Panamanian government has ordered troops to step up their presence in the Darien zone,...

Panama Announces Strong Sanctions Due to Zika Virus

Q24N (Prensa Latina) Panamanian Health Minister, Javier Terrientes, announced Tuesday (March 29) the implementation of strong sanctions against...

Panama’s Expanded Canal Faces a Challenging Scenario

Q24N (IPS) When the new locks of the expanded Panama Canal begin operations, they will do so amidst...

Deforestation Worsens Drought in Panama

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

Transparency International urges PARLACEN to revoke membership of Panama ex-President Martinelli

(Q24N) Transparency International today urged the Central American Parliament (PARLACEN) to revoke the membership of former Panamanian President...

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 to Start Transfering Cuban Migrants to Mexico

TODAY PANAMA (Prensa Latina) The Panamanian Foreign Affairs Ministry announced that the first direct flight to Mexico carrying...

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 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...

Uber Signs Insurance Deal in Panama

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

Copa Announces Third Flight To Cuba

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

Panama Airport Now With Immigration Precheck

TODAY PANAMA - Using a mobile application travelers arriving at Panama's Tocumen airport can carry out security prechecks...

Crisis in Panamanian Court Ongoing

TODAY PANAMA (Prensa Latina) The crisis in the Supreme Court of Justice (SCJ) of Panama, whose president Jose...

Panama Arrests Former President

TODAY PANAMA - Panama City, Panama - Panamanian authorities have arrested former president Ricardo Martinelli after the Supreme...

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Former Head of The Fuerza Publica Arrested For Alleged Drug Links

Who would know more about police strategy and tactics other than a former head of the nation's police force? And that is possible why...

Receiving Child Porn On Your Mobile Phone Can Land You In Jail in Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA - Pay close attention, receiving erotic images of minors on your smartphone via apps such as WhatsApp could expose you to...

Regulation for Solidary Associations

Q COSTA RICA - Regulations are being prepared to supervise the activities of Asociación Solidaristas (Solidarity Associations), whose volume of credits is equivalent to...

Colombia’s peso at 7-month high as global oil prices tumble

The Colombian Peso is trading above the 3,000 benchmark The Colombian peso lost 7 months of gains against the U.S. dollar, Tuesday, trading above the...

More Venezuelans Flee to Colombia As Situation Worsens

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) Six men and women rise from worn, flattened mattresses as the first hint of dawn stretches over a Colombian neighborhood known...

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Online degrees have changed the face of education and their unique model has several advantages, from greater flexibility in workload and course completion time...

How to Travel Around Costa Rica While Studying for a Degree

Ah, Costa Rica: where you can hike through rainforests or up volcanoes, see a variety of wild animals in their natural habitat and live...

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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...

The 10 brands Preferred by Costa Ricans

Q COSTA RICA - Ever wonder, when grocery shopping at Automercado, Masxmenos or Pricesmart, for example, why Costa Ricans pick one product over another?...

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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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Doing what we all think about – going nude in a public, is not so easy in a conservative culture like Costa Rica. What...

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