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Thursday 24 August 2017

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...

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...

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials discovered 60 migrants from Central America packed into a frozen food truck at a South Texas border checkpoint. A...

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  In the mid-1990s, 1,000 truckloads of orange peels and orange pulp were purposefully unloaded onto a barren pasture in a Costa Rican national park....

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Panamanian Governma Announces Visa Requirement for Venezuelans

(TODAY PANAMA) Panama announced this week that refugees fleeing Venezuela must have a stamped visa to enter the country. President Juan Carlos Varela released a...

Criticizing Nicolás Maduro’s regime may soon become a crime in Venezuela

(TODAY VENEZUELA) Criticizing Nicolás Maduro’s regime in Venezuela online may soon become a crime there. The new Constituent Assembly, which Maduro implemented unconstitutionally to...

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Former U.S. ambassador to Costa Rica, Fitz Haney (S. Fitzgerald Haney), will take to the stage with dance partner, world salsa champion, Costa Rica...

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Q COSTA RICA - 74 homicides in the last 34 days, for an average of 2 murders per day, according to statistics from the...

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