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Wednesday 28 June 2017

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,...

Panama Reports One Murder For Every 100,000 Inhabitants

TODAY PANAMA - Despite its light tendency to the fall, Panama reports today a murder for every 100,000...

Panama Does About Turn Over Gasoline Tax

TODAY PANAMA - The Presidency has ordered the withdrawal of the draft law which proposed levying $0.05 per...

Panama’s Ruben Blades Awarded Second Grammy

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

Panama Increases Gasoline Prices To Subsidize Pensions

TODAY PANAMA - The government has announcement a 5-cent increase per litre of gasoline to financially support increased...

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Clashes Between Uber and Taxis Continue, The Latest At The San Jose Airport

Q COSTA RICA - The clashes between formal taxi and Uber drivers continues in Costa Rica, with the latest on Tuesday night, this time...

FIA Preparations Worsen Downtown San Jose Traffic Congestion

Q COSTA RICA - If you are thinking of heading into downtown San Jose today, or for the rest of the week for that...

Belen Residents Complain Of Bad Odors Of Collapsed Landfill On San Jose Side Of The Virilla River

Q COSTA RICA - Environment and Health (Ambiente y Salud) authorities are investigating a "very serious problem" occurring over the weekend in a slope...

Colombian guerrillas disarm, starting their risky return to civilian life

This article, originally published on April 5 2017 with the headline “For Colombian rebels, a risky shift from armed revolt to party politics”, has...

Exiled Daughter of Slain Honduran Activist Exposes Coup Legacy

(Q24N) By the time she saw her mother lying dead on the ground, Margarita Montserrat Salinas Murillo knew she had to take action. She was...

Stolen Police Helicopter Attacks Venezuela Top Court, Interior Ministry

TODAY VENEZUELA – A helicopter from the Venezuela’s Scientific, Penal and Criminal Investigations agency was stolen Tuesday evening, circled around the Supreme Court building,...

Boat Sinks in Colombia After Capsizing, At Least 6 Dead, Dozens Missing

Rescue officials gather to take part in a search for survivors after the tourist boat Almirante sank in the Reservoir of Penol in Guatape...

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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...

Argentina: 128-Year-Old Man Claims He’s Hitler

Q JOURNAL - An allegedly 128-year-old man in Salta, Argentina has announced he is in fact former Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, and has spent...

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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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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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