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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...

Alliance Awareness Increases in Panama to Defeat Martinelli

(Prensa Latina) The criterion that a national salvation alliance among the opposition sectors in Panama should be created...

After 100 years, Panama Canal Still Inspires Wonder

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