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Tuesday 23 May 2017

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...
Panama City, Panama

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...

732 foreigners deported from Panama

Q24N - During the first 11 months of 2015, immigration officials have deported 732 people, nearly 50% percent...

Panama – Colombia Ferry Discontinues Service

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

Killer Bees Imprison Residents In Panama

Q24N PANAMA - Another bee attack has stung in Latin America, this time in Panama. Killer bees have...