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Tuesday 22 August 2017

Panama Warns of Incursion of Colombian BACRIM

TODAY PANAMA NEWS - Panama's border control agency has warned that Colombian criminal groups descended from the paramilitaries...

Panama’s New President Offers Gang Amnesty

TODAY PANAMA NEWS - Panama's new president has offered a one-month amnesty period for gang members to disarm...

New Panama President Sets Out goals

TODAY PANAMA NEWS - Juan Carlos Varela took office on July 1 as Panama’s president, pledging to finish...

Juan Carlos Varela Panama’s New President

TODAY PANAMA NEWS - Juan Carlos Varela assumes today the presidency of Panama with a legislative minority that...

Dutch Women Confirmed Dead in Panama

TODAY PANAMA NEWS - The parents of two Dutch women who went missing in April while travelling in...

Italy-Panama Cocaine Network And The Mafia Connections

TODAY PANAMA NEWS - An international drug trafficking case involving an export company in Panama and the 'Ndrangheta...

Panama’s Counter-Narcotics Fight Is Paying Off

International cooperation was key in seizure of 224.7 tons of narcotics between 2009 and 2013, according to the...

Panama Labour Disputes Continue Despite Elections

The labour conflicts headed by construction workers and teachers continue, despite election of the new President of Panama. The...

Juan Carlos Varela Panama’s next President

TODAY PANAMA - JUAN CARLOS VARELA leader of the Panameñista Party, who trailed in third place in the...

Panama: 4 alleged money launderers arrested

TODAY PANAMA – Panamanian police are investigating whether four suspects arrested in connection with the seizure of US$167,170...

Panama Murder Rate Declining

(TODAY PANAMA) Panama has seen a 19 percent drop in murders over the last five years despite its...

Martinelli Runs Panama As A Businessman

(TODAY PANAMA) President Ricardo Martinelli confessed today before 600 CEOs of international companies in a business event packed...

6.3 Panama Quake Felt in Costa Rica

It was 10:16am (local time) when a 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit an area of Panama, some 109 kilometres...

100,000 Panamanian Construction Workers Could Go On Strike

TODAY PANAMA  On April 1, 100,000 construction workers could go on strike if the Construction Chamber and the...

XXXII Expocomer Panama Opens Today

(TODAY PANAMA) The XXXII Expocomer Panama opens on Wednesday with 500 exhibitors from 30 countries and the confirmation...

Panama’s Electoral Court Makes Recognition to Ex President Carter

(TODAY PANAMA) Panama's Electoral Court (EC) rewarded the support it received from former US President James Carter when...

Panama Indigenous Shine Light on Deforestation Caused by Illegal Activity

(TODAY PANAMA) A documentary by indigenous communities in Panama has cast light on the catastrophic effect of illegal...

Panama Tests Subway, First in Central America

(TODAY PANAMA) Panama's new Metro subway, the first in Central America that is expected to be used by...

Panama Canal Consortium Accepts PCA Conceptual Accord

(TODAY PANAMA) The United Group for the Canal (GUPC), a four-company consortium responsible for the construction of the...

[Photos] View of abandoned expansion project of Panama Canal

TODAY PANAMA - Photos taken on Feb. 20, 2014 shows the view of the abandoned expansion project of...

Panama protects tourists with new aeronaval base

The National Aeronaval Service Station in Coclé, in the central region of the country, will complement the public...

Panama Canal Expansion Works Suspended

The United Group for the Canal (GUPC) has suspended expansion works due to a breakdown of the dialogue...

Panama to use transgenic mosquitoes in anti-dengue fight

TODAY PANAMA - Panama will try to control a dengue outbreak that has claimed six lives this year...

$7 Mn Cash Seizure Highlights Panama’s Role as Money Laundering Hub

(QPANAMA) The seizure of nearly $7.2 million in cash from three Hondurans by Panamanian authorities highlights both Panama's...

Italian Company Demand Exacerbates Crisis at Panama Canal

Salini Impregilo, a company belonging to the United Panama Canal Group (GUPC) consortium that is building the third...

Spain Mediates in Panama Canal Conflict

(QPANAMA) Ana Pastor, Minister of Public Works of Spain, mediates to find a solution to the dispute between...

Panama Canal Celebrates 14 Years in the Hands of its Legal Owners

(QPANAMA) The Panama Canal celebrated on December 31,  14 years of national administration, after the concretion in 1999...

Panama Canal builders threaten halt to expansion

(QPANAMA) Panama's President Richard Martinelli has threatened to go to Europe to demand a consortium fulfill its contract...

Panama Continues Fighting Dengue

(QPANAMA) he government of Panama continues the battle against dengue whose hemorrhagic variant caused two deaths this month,...

Panamanians of African Descent Face Discrimination, UNDP Says

(QPANAMA) People of African descent, who represent over nine percent of the population without counting persons of mixed...

Panamanian Public Debt To Exceed US$17 Billion

(QPANAMA) Panama's public debt will exceed $17 billion USD by the end of President Ricardo Martinelli's term of...

Panama Drug Seizures Up As Drug Routes Shift

(QPANAMA) Panama has registered a significant increase in drug seizures this year compared to 2012, underling the country's...

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Why Savvy Fliers Fly To The Canadian North To Go To Europe or Asia

Q TRAVEL - One of the best ways and at times more economical to go east to Europe or west to Asia now is...

The Solar Eclipse 2017 From Costa Rica

Some 300 people gathered at the University of Costa Rica (UCR) planetarium to spectacular coast-to-coast partial eclipse (20%) in Costa Rica occurring shortly after 1...

OIJ Presumes Body Found In River Is Brother of Murdered Model

The body of a young male found this Sunday in Esparza is believed to be related to the murder of model Isamar Villata, 24...
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History of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania Wilkes-Barre is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. It is apart of Luzerne County and it is one of the...

Landslide Causes Problems On The Ruta 2, Inter American Highway South

The Interamerican Sur (Ruta 2) - Inter American highway south - between Palmar and Rio Claro is down to only one lane, at kilometer...

Higher Dollar and Interest Rates Slowed Consumer Spending

The constant instability of the dollar exchange rate and the increase in interest rates, especially in colones, have slowed the growth of consumer spending...

Cloudy Skies and Rain May Cloud Costa Rica View Of Eclipse

While million across the U.S. and the world are in the path of totality for today's solar eclipse, in Costa Rica the eclipse is...

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Anne Hathaway’s Leaked Personal Pictures Go Viral

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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...

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...

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