Cameron to Panama Papers Protesters: 'Blame Me'

U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron said he's to blame and will learn lessons from this week's furor over his investments in an offshore fund set up by his father, as he sought to draw...

Panama Another Regime Change Failure by U.S. a Generation Ago: Helped …

Bernie Sanders on the eve of Super-Tuesday famously said that the problem with regime change is "what happens after you remove a dictator like Saddam Hussein or Qaddafi." Panama and the removal of Manuel...

Worlds apart: Panama's indigenous and the Panama Papers

"Some Indians move to the city, but many come back," he says. "Life is simpler here.

Did David Cameron tell the truth about why Blairmore was set up in Panama?

"I think a lot of the criticisms are based on a fundamental misconception, which is that Blairmore Investment, a unit trust, was set up with the idea of avoiding tax. It wasn't.

Panama Papers: Ruchi Group's boss has 10 offshore firms, a Cbi Fir

Umesh Shahra's two foundations were set up in 2008 and 2009, an investigation by The Indian Express has revealed. UMESH SHAHRA, promoter director of the $6-billion Ruchi Group of Industries, has floated at least...

The Scoop on the Shortcut

EVEN WHILE THE Panama Canal's massive expansion project has endured repeated delays, the good news is that hundreds of yachts are still transiting from the Pacific to the Atlantic, and vice versa. No need...

Panama Invites China and Taiwan for Canal Ceremony

Taiwanese President-elect Tsai Ing-wen and Chinese President Xi Jinping have both been invited to the inauguration ceremony of the newly expanded Panama Canal on June 26. Tsai Ing-wen's invitation from its Panamanian diplomatic ally...

Panama Moots Ship Financing Bill

With an aim to boost shipbuilding in the country and attract investment in its maritime industry, the Government of Panama has presented a new bill dedicated to the development of the mentioned industries, says...

UPDATE 1-Republic of Panama sets IPTs on new 12-year bond issue

The Republic of Panama has set initial price thoughts on a new 12-year benchmark senior bond at Treasuries plus 212.5bp, taking advantage of continued strong sentiment towards the region. Market participants have been anticipating...

Finmeccanica, Panama end contract disputes

The disputes revolve around three contracts awarded under an Italian and Panama government deal in 2010 to Selex ES -- now part of Finmeccanica -- and Telespazio, which Finmeccania co-owns with Thales. Together with...

Leonore Amalia Peters

Born September 16, 1936, in Silver City, Colon, Republic of Panama, she was the youngest daughter of the late Aurelio and Ina Ogilvie and widow of James Gilbert Peters, who died July 29, 2005,...

New technology for shrimp farming in Panama

BOQUETE, Panama -- Disease in shrimp farming has cost the industry many billions of dollars in the past ten years. In Central America there have been billions of dollars in losses to shrimp farms...

Panamanian president urges Canal consortium to stop waging media battle

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Panama president urges canal consortium to focus on expansion

Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela urged the Spanish-led consortium expanding the Panama Canal Saturday to leave legal disputes to the "competent authorities" and focus instead on completing its work on the waterway. The expansion...

Panama: 65 suspected Zika cases investigated

Via SaludPanama.com: Investigan 65 casos sospechosos de virus zika . Excerpt, with my translation: Al menos 65 personas residentes en Ustupu, corregimiento de AiligandA de la comarca Guna Yala, son investigadas por epidemiA3logos...

Massive Influx of CubanMigrants Strains Panamanian Town

A small Panamanian town on the border with Colombia is facing a "sanitary emergency" due to the presence of more than 1,000 Cuban migrants trying to reach the U.S., the head of Panama's immigration...

Blogger Influencer Week Promotes Copyright Protection in Panama

The Intellectual Property Division of the Mossack Fonseca Group will take part in the first Blogger Influencer Week as a leading company promoting the importance of a blog's content registration and copyright protection. The...

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Chinese Railroad in Panama?

A rail line connecting Panama City and David is the first of several joint infrastructure projects to be studied, as part of a cooperation...

The Never Ending Tariff Conflict between Panama and Colombia

The Panamanian government has decided to increase, in some cases by up to 30%, import tariffs on several products, including flowers, cement and bituminous...

Panama Car Sales Down 14%

At the end of November 2017, the downward trend continued, adding up to almost 53 thousand new vehicles registered since January, 13.8% less than...

Moody’s gives Canal expansion thumbs up

Eighteen months after the expansion of the Panama Canal began to operate, its performance exceeded expectations. According to a new Moody’s Investors Service report,...

US judge backs extradition of ex-Panama president Martinelli

MIAMI — A Miami federal judge on Tuesday upheld the extradition request for former Panama president Ricardo Martinelli to face political espionage and embezzlement...

Panama Says It Will Comply With Inter-American Court Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

The government of Panama said it plans to comply with a landmark Inter-American Court of Human Rights ruling that recognizes same-sex marriage and transgender...

Panama Hotel Votes to Drop Trump, But His Company Won’t Go

(VOA) The owners of a Trump-branded hotel in Panama sued President Donald Trump's family-owned company in federal court Tuesday, alleging that the namesake business...

US Ambassador to Panama Resigns, Says Cannot Serve Trump

(Reuters) U.S. Ambassador to Panama John Feeley, a career diplomat and former Marine Corps helicopter pilot, has resigned, telling the State Department he no...

A New Contender Has Emerged for the Best Credit in Latin America

If you had to name the country that bond investors consider to be the best credit in all of Latin America, which would you...

Panama Tourist Spending Continues to Slow Down

From January to October 2017, tourist spending grew by only 1.6% compared to the same period in 2016, significantly lower than the 13% recorded...