Human Interest

Mexican singer and sex symbol the new “EPSTEIN” case?????????

They file a lawsuit in a Los Angeles court against producer Sergio Andrade. And as an accomplice they point to Gloria Trevi   The Mexican singer Gloria Trevi (54 years old) once again faces a civil lawsuit for abuse of adolescents and girls, in an open process in the United States. …

Entertainment

Anton rivers and beaches moratorium lifted for public use.

The Mayor’s Office of Antón published a decree that annulled the resolution that regulated the use of beaches, rivers and spas in the district, reported the Panama Tourism. The Mayor’s Office of Antón published a decree that annulled the resolution that regulated the use of beaches, rivers and spas in …

Human Interest

What to look ahead for………………………

The political, economic and judicial aspects will undoubtedly mark the country’s agenda this year. The political parties must carry out their primaries to define their electoral offer for 2024 and today, a year and a half after the general elections on May 5, and in the midst of internal struggles …

History

30th Anniversary: DARK DAY of PANAMA and US HISTORY (video)

https://www.laestrella.com.pa/nacional/221220/video-memoria-justicia-33-an-invasio-n    

ASK JOYCE

ASK JOYCE: Stay tuned for many Ex-Pat and Baby Boomer events

Be sure to check in from time to time to see the many events and excursions that Joyce from BLASTBOOMER has going on in Panama.         (click on images to enlarge)            

Human Interest

HUMAN RIGHTS ignited at issues in Panama, as well as other Latin American countries.

PANAMA prison system is known to the world as being one of the worst.    Three hundred and ninety nine tongues of men begging to be taken out of the cell in the heat of the night awaited Felipe and the police. The officers ignored the call. Four walls, one door, and …

"JB"

Have to post. This actually just occurred to me.

Perhaps, being an ex-pat and living here has made me obtuse over the years to something that is very clear.  Panamanians as a WHOLE,  do not speak English very well. (if at all). We have travelled to Mexico, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic to name a few. All have in general …

Human Interest

Added speciates to CVITERS program as conservations takes centerholf.

The CITES extreme control of the trade of sharks, rays and frogs The 19th CITES World Conference on Wildlife concluded yesterday in Panama with the ratification of protecting 54 species of sharks, rays and the glass frog ByEFE Servicesonline@laestrella.com.pa Updated 11/26/2022 00:00Created 11/26/2022 00:00 The 19th World Conference on Wildlife …

Human Interest

This guy “gets it”, and there is a pathway to a solution. I would love an audience with him.

Migration flows have accompanied Panama since long before the colonial period and have been fundamental in the current sociocultural and economic construction of the country. Despite this weight in society, the Panamanian State has not had –and does not have– a coherent integration policy for migrants arriving in the country, …

Human Interest

Gain education on the archeological history of PANAMA.

The Archeology Laboratory of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI), in Amador, houses human and animal skeletal remains that have been found over several decades in different scientific excavations in Panama. Dr. Nicole Smith-Guzmán was recently appointed curator of the Archeology Laboratory and is organizing the vast collection. Her goal is …

Human Interest

PANAMA- much like the world, needs a REAL policy on immigration problems.

Migration flows have accompanied Panama since long before the colonial period and have been fundamental in the current sociocultural and economic construction of the country. Despite this weight in society, the Panamanian State has not had –and does not have– a coherent integration policy for migrants arriving in the country, …

Housing

Some other living options in East Panama.

Panama East has more and more options to live. It is an ideal area for those families who want to buy their first home, since there is something for all tastes and budgets. Many consider it an area far from the city, however, due to the urbanization that continues to grow, you will …

Human Interest

Much like the US, homeless and poverty is visible and needs to be dealt with.

Panama has presented a growth like no region in Latin America (15% per year) according to World Bank statistics. However, despite this indicator, Panamanian wealth has remained in macroeconomic numbers and in very few hands. This makes it the third most unequal country in Latin America, also known as the least equal …

Art/Entertainment

One of the worlds great festivals starts tomorrow “Dio de los Muertos” in Mexico.

For all of my Ex-Pat friends in Mexico.  Enjoy the festivities.  By Kristina Puga What is El Día de los Muertos, or “Day of the Dead,” as it’s now known in the U.S.? Despite the white faces and the skulls, it’s not meant to be a spooky holiday and it’s not Halloween. …

Darien

More of the same. Read about Darien and what Maduro is doing.

Panama reported this Friday “a drastic decrease in the flow of irregular migrants, mainly Venezuelans,” who arrive in the country through the Darién jungle, the border with Colombia, through which 208,866 people have entered so far this year, an unprecedented figure. “In the last three days, only 2,292 people have …

Human Interest

Face it Ex-Pats and Citizens: IMMIGRATION is the problem of 2022

Highly dangerous Darien is at the front lines. The stories coming out of this area are quite chilling.  The Panamanian Foreign Ministry announced this Sunday that it has called a meeting for next Tuesday with the migration authorities of Colombia and Costa Rica, to which the United States is invited, …

Human Interest

As stated in the three other posts……..they end up in Mexico.

Register 387,541 orders from 2013 to date The Mexican government said Thursday that it is the third country in the world that receives the most refugee applications, registering 387,541 requests from 2013 to date and of which 330,960 correspond to the Administration of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who began …

Human Interest

US firmly behind Guaido among the chaos of the immigration issue. THIS affects PANAMA.

During this storm in Venezuela, US remains in strong support of Guaido.    The U.S. government has clarified that it recognizes opposition leader Juan Guaidó as Venezuela’s “interim president” and is collaborating with him to “restore democracy,” in response to speculation about a potential imminent end to key support for …

Editorial Contribution

So what was Nito’s meeting with US about Venezuela??? “Turn them back Home!!!”

US and Panama face same problem. Reminds me of the Cuban expulsion into Miami into the 80’s.  Not that these people are all criminals, in that Maduro shows absolutely no care for his people. US and Panama greatly affected. This just a year after the so called “Mexico Migration”. And …

Human Interest

Panama is like the “Texas” and “California” of immigration.

It is obvious that it is the function of the government to maintain public order throughout the national territory. For the fulfillment of this obligation, the existing laws determine which are the entities responsible for the preservation of the legal system of the Panamanian State. In a community that only registers …

Human Interest

As mentioned earlier Abrego with help of Martinelii plan on kneecapping “Dracula”

He appeared with former President Ricardo Martinelli at a political event in Capira The politics are getting more and more intense. Deputy Yanibel Ábrego seeks to dethrone the president of the Cambio Democrático (CD) party, Rómulo Roux. He appeared with former President Ricardo Martinelli at a political event in Capira. He met …

Human Interest

Ricardo already at work with strengthening Abrego

The former president of the Republic and president of the group Realizing Goals, Ricardo Martinelli, was in the district of Capira. Martinelli accompanied the deputy for Democratic Change Yanibel Ábrego in a gathering with bases from her collective. CD deputies, the district mayor and representatives participated in the gathering. Martinelli, in …

Conservation

Vulnerable PANAMANIAN species added to illegal poaching concern

Case of crime against wildlife of male Pavón in Tortí is clarified COURTESY MYENVIRONMENTThe male Curassow species while being captured. (Illustrative) Thursday, September 29, 2022 – 6:50 a.m. Ireland Sotillo irlanda.sotillo@elsiglo.com.pa MiAmbiente sends explanatory note about viral video about illegal hunting of the bird known as “Pavón macho”. The Ministry of …

Environmental

Lots of “Good News”. then why do things feel like a shit show?

https://elsiglo-com-pa.translate.goog/panama/secretaria-energia-siemens-energy-unen-para-impulsar-proyecto-hidrogeno-verde-panama/24210494?_x_tr_sl=es&_x_tr_tl=en&_x_tr_hl=en&_x_tr_pto=sc&_x_tr_sch=http They signed a memorandum of understanding, this Thursday, September 29, at the eighth meeting of the National Energy Transition Council The National Energy Secretariat (SNE) and Siemens Energy signed a memorandum of understanding classified as “historic”, with the purpose of promoting the Green Hydrogen initiative in Panama. The signing …

Crime

PNO BOLO Alert: Children still missing and abducted as human trafficking in unpopulated areas rises.

https://elsiglo-com-pa.translate.goog/cronica-roja/pistas-sobre-aderlyn-cumple-17-dias-desaparecida/24210473?_x_tr_sl=es&_x_tr_tl=en&_x_tr_hl=en&_x_tr_pto=sc&_x_tr_sch=http They investigate. Today marks 17 days since little Aderlyn Mailenis Llerena Saldaña, 9 years old, disappeared. They investigate. Today marks 17 days since little Aderlyn Mailenis Llerena Saldaña, 9 years old, disappeared. Yesterday the Minister of Security Juan Manuel Pino referred to this fact and when asked if the disappearance is …

Agriculture

At first sounds like a HORROR movie,,,,,,,,,,,then GENIUS.

When one considers the COST of death, and then what the AFFECT on the environment is, the proper and humane composting of the deceased makes incredible sense. ODD, DIFFERENT, but incredibly LOGICAL>    https://www-laestrella-com-pa.translate.goog/nacional/220927/abono-cadaveres-opcion-entierros-verdes?_x_tr_sl=es&_x_tr_tl=en&_x_tr_hl=en&_x_tr_pto=sc Under the argument of reducing the carbon footprint, composting human remains is currently possible. California this …

Human Interest

So what exactly happened to almost an entire library of books that wound up in landfill.

https://www-laestrella-com-pa.translate.goog/nacional/220926/libros-instituto-terminaron-vertedero?_x_tr_sl=es&_x_tr_tl=en&_x_tr_hl=en&_x_tr_pto=sc El Señor Presidente , the novel by the Guatemalan Nobel Prize winner for Literature (1967), Miguel Ángel Asturias, published in 1946. El Canal Barato by Federico Tuñón. 467 Lotería magazines serialized from 1941 to 2012. Common birthplace of Rogelio Sinán, from 1963. Nalu Nega , by the late Panamanian author Alfredo Cantón. Conversation in the Cathedral , third novel by the …

Health

PNO info update: So what exactly is MONKEYPOX? And how is is affecting Panama?

https://www.cdc.gov/poxvirus/monkeypox/response/2022/world-map.html Formal information from the CDC https://www.plenglish.com/news/2022/09/02/panama-reports-11-new-monkeypox-cases/ According to a report from the Epidemiology Directorate, traceability applied to this person found patient’s last close contact was on August 21 with another foreigner person. The report specified this person began with skin and vesicular lesions symptoms on August 27. Tests were …

"JB"

SUPERDOG of San Francisco. Puppy thrown from 6th floor survives. Now catch the MF’ers before I do.

https://elsiglo-com-pa.translate.goog/panama/crueldad-lanzan-perro-desde-sexto-piso-edificio-carrasquilla/24209522?_x_tr_sl=es&_x_tr_tl=en&_x_tr_hl=en&_x_tr_pto=sc&_x_tr_sch=http   Let it be known, I will ask around, pay a few poor people in this area, and take a day off in front of the laptop to find the pieces of shit.  Consider it a BOUNTY on you shitheads!!!!!!  He lived!!!  You suck at even killing puppies.  Let’s …

Art/Entertainment

Panama and DISNEY intersect on stage in surprisingly entertaining way.

https://www-laestrella-com-pa.translate.goog/cafe-estrella/cultura/220915/moana-guerrera-llevada-teatro-aba?_x_tr_sl=es&_x_tr_tl=en&_x_tr_hl=en&_x_tr_pto=sc The adventures of Moana Waialiki, one of the most seasoned princesses in the world of Walt Disney Animation Studios, have been brought to the Aba theater since last Sunday, under the direction of Agustín Clément and the production of Anina Horta. The plot of the play ‘Moana’ is very …