Panama Takes Extreme Measures Due to Intense Drought

(Prensa Latina) The drainage of an artificial 1.5 million -cubic meter-reservoir to save a thousand head of cattle downriver, is one of the extreme measures taken in Panama to alleviate the intense drought. The Alajuela...

UN Chief To Attend Summit of the Americas, Says Panama

23 de enero de 2015, 16:22Panama, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) President Juan Carlos Varela confirmed today that UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon would be attending the 7th Summit of the Americas,...

Panama on Alert for Ebola

TODAY PANAMA (Prensa Latina) Panama is at risk of receiving passengers with Ebola for being a common destination of international flights, hence it has prepared a biosafety ward and remains on alert, said Dr....

Ex Panamanian President Declares Innocence in Wiretapping

20 de enero de 2015, 09:43Panama, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Panamanians expect today with few expectations the publication of the interview by former President Ricardo Martinelli to TVN television networks, in which...

Legal Process of Investigation of Panamanian President Advances

15 de enero de 2015, 11:24Panama, Jan 15 (Prensa Latina) The complicated legal process to investigate the former president of Panama Ricardo Martinelli (2009-2014) for the crimes of corruption and phone tapping,...

Panama Ratifies FTA Suspension with Colombia Due to Tariff Dispute

07 de enero de 2015, 11:12Panama, Jan 7 (Prensa Latina) Panama will not ratify the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Colombia until the litigation on overtaxation on exports from the Colon Free...

Panama to Apply New Rates for Crossing Canal from 2016

06 de enero de 2015, 16:25Panama, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) Panama will begin to apply from April 2016 new toll rates to ships sailing through the Canal, which combines charging for maximum...

Costa Rica Predicts Strong Competition in Caribbean Tourism

05 de enero de 2015, 02:36San Jose, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) Costa Rican tourism authorities predict that 2015 will be a positive year for this industry in the country, but they consider...

New Evidence of Spying in Panamanian Former Government

04 de enero de 2015, 12:34Panama, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) Panamanian Presidential Ministry officials found undestroyed transcriptions of telephone tapping on around 150 people in the Administration of former President Ricardo Martinelli...

President Juan Carlos Varela Called to Fight Corruption

02 de enero de 2015, 11:42Panama, Jan 2 (Prensa Latina) The president of Panama, Juan Carlos Varela, called today to fight corruption, advancing learning from mistakes and strengthen democracy through respect for...

Dengue Epidemic in Panama Exceeds Number of Previous Years

23 de diciembre de 2014, 11:30Panama. Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) The reported cases of Dengue in Panama during this 2014 - with a total of 5,164 patients - overcome the numbers of...

US Invasion to Panama: a different approach

  TODAY PANAMA (Prensa Latina) Hopes that the weeds that covers the historical memory of Panama could be cut and shine its truth, was renewed after a quarter century of misrepresentations in commemoration of the...

Raul Castro Confirms Attendance to Summit of the Americas

20 de diciembre de 2014, 13:28Havana, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban president, Raul Castro, confirmed today his attendance to the 7th Summit of the Americas foreseen for the next year in...

Panama Will Maintain Control on Food Prices Until June

19 de diciembre de 2014, 00:01Panama, December 19 (Prensa Latina) The government will extend until June 2015 the price controls on food due to the good results obtained so far, said the...

Panamaâ?Ã-s Ex Education Minister Exposed in Corruption Scandal

19 de diciembre de 2014, 17:04Panama, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) Panamaâ?Ös former Education Minister Lucy Molinar has unsuccessfully tried to escape from corruption accusations related to the National Assistance Plan (NAP) as...

Panamanian Public Debt Exceeds 18 Billions USD

16 de diciembre de 2014, 14:16Panama, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) The debt of the Panamanian Non-Financial public sector (SPNF) exceeded 18.3 billion in November, 2014, due to a 662.4-million-USD increase in the...

Former Panamanian President Involved in Illegal Espionage

12 de diciembre de 2014, 13:45Panama, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Former President of Panama Ricardo Martinelli repeatedly showed signs of the information he had, now linked to the telecommunication espionage device purchased...

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Panama moves closer to rail link with Costa Rica

Panama moved a step closer to building a rail link to the Costa Rican border on Thursday, December 7 with the signing of an...

Panama On The EU Black List

After two years of negotiations the European Union has reached a consensus and defined a list of 17 nations considered to be "tax havens",...

Transit Board Conflict of Interest Probe

An investigation of all the members of the Board of Directors of the Transit Authority (ATTT) was initiated on Thursday, November 30, by the...

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(Prensa Latina) The recent bloodsheds in different sites of the country have been causing fear among the population today and concern in the Panamanian...

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Uber Disconnects 90% of Its Drivers In Panama

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