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Wednesday 23 August 2017

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...

Panama Airport Strengthens Security

TODAY PANAMA - (Prensa Latina) Tocumen International Airport, located in the Panamanian capital, reduced the movement of people...

Punta Coco: The ‘Guantanamo Bay of Panama’ Prison Raises Human Rights Concerns

TODAY PANAMA (via Insightcrime.org) - The remote island prison dubbed the Guantanamo Bay of Panama houses the country's...

In Panama 3 Out of 10 Women Depend On A Man To Survive: UN Report

TODAY PANAMA, La Prensa - While Panama has an "enviable" economic growth and a high human development, the...

Panama Lawmakers Ban Paid Parking In Shopping Centres

TODAY PANAMA - With opposition from the business sector and partially vetoed by President Varela, the Assembly has...

Panama Enacts New Visa Regulation for Cubans

TODAY PANAMA - A faster method for extending visas to Cuban citizens wanting to enter Panama, will be...

Ruben Blades: Donald Trump Embodies The Worst Of the U.S.

TODAY PANAMA (Prensa Latina) Panamanian salsa singer, songwriter, actor, Latin jazz musician, activist and Panama's former minister of...

World’s Longest Non-Stop Flight Announced: Dubai – Panama City

TODAY PANAMA - Emirates will become the holder of the longest continuous airline route in the world with...

5.9 Panama – Colombia Border Quake Damages 30 Homes

At least thirty homes and a power supply line were damaged in the northwest of Colombia when a...

Panama ponders on accepting oil or gas from Venezuela to settle accounts

(TODAY PANAMA) Swap of oil or natural gas for the millions of dollars owed by Venezuela to Panamanian...

How to Succeed in Business in the Best Country for Expat Entrepreneurs

(TODAY PANAMA) WSJ.com - Business founder and writer Kathleen Peddicord makes the case in this article that Panama...

Panama: Changes its Immigration Policy

(TODAY PAMANA) -- It has been announced that there will be an end to liberality in granting residence...

Panama Bans Birds from Costa Rica

(TODAY PANAMA) Due to the presence of the outbreak of the Newcastle avian disease in the north of...

Panama Bureaucracy Decides When and What you Eat

TODAY PANAMA - A new law eliminates the period of 150 days for the authorities to respond to...

Panama Corruption Scandal

TODAY PANAMA - A corruption probe into a welfare program in Panama now involves an ex-president, dozens of...

Historic Obama-Castro Meeting in Panama

In Panama, attending the Summit of the Americas, President Obama sat down with with Cuban leader Raul Castro...

Panama Closes Its Capital For The Summit of the Americas

TODAY PANAMA - With the means to facilitate the development of the VII Summit of the Americas, the...

Are Obama and Castro Ready for the Summit of the Americas?

TODAY PANAMA - This Friday and Saturday, in Panama (April 10-11, 2015), most of the leaders of countries...

Presidente Obama Is About To Have His Moment In Latin America

TODAY PANAMA —The stage is finally set for Barack Obama to have his Latin America moment: that triumphant,...

Panama Will Have Rice Shortage

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

“No New Taxes” Panama Promises

TODAY PANAMA - In a meeting with private sector representatives, President Varela said he will not establish new...

President of Panama Vetoes Free Parking

TODAY PANAMA - Citing it as unconstitutional and inconvenient the Executive has objected to two articles of a...

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...

Tips for Being a Better Gringo

TODAY PANAMA - Foreigners living in Panama right now are living here at a sensitive time in Panama’s...

Panama: Construction of Solar Power Plant for $12 million

TODAY PANAMA - An environmental impact study has been presented for the construction of a solar photovoltaic plant...

Panama: Ministry of Environment Created

TODAY PANAMA - The National Assembly approved on its third reading the creation of the Ministry of Environment,...

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