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Immigration

More on the Schengen initiative

President Juan Carlos Varela and Security Minister Alexis Bethancourt, signed two executive decrees establishing new immigration measures for citizens with Schengen visa or residence permit in the countries of the European Union and in turn approved change visa status restricted to stamped visa for the citizens of India. The first …

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Immigration

Panama adopting new immigration measures for Europeans

Panama established new immigration measures for citizens who have visas for the Schengen area, which includes citizens from 26 countries in Europe.These new migratory measures in Panama also include citizens who have valid residency in the countries of the European Union. In turn, the government of President  Juan Carlos Varela …

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Sport

National Team looks outclassed in Swiss thumping

LUCERNE, Switzerland (Reuters) – World Cup debutants Panama were given a timely footballing lesson by a slick Switzerland side as they were thumped 6-0 in a friendly on Tuesday. Soccer Football – International Friendly – Switzerland vs Panama – Swissporarena, Luzern, Switzerland – March 27, 2018 Panama’s Michael Amir Murillo …

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Uncategorized

Welcome to PanamaNowOnline

Greetings to New Visitors- My name is James Bryson and I’d like to welcome you to PanamaNowOnline. A transplanted ex-pat by way of Bannockburn, Illinois, we came to Panama in the summer of 2001 to start our retirement. Over the past 17 years we have experienced first hand both the …

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Colón

Aftermath in Colón after riots

The Panamanian Government condemned the riots that broke out in the protest staged in the city of Colón last Tuesday. A statement released by the Executive said: “We condemn the riots … led by groups of criminals, supported by people with political interests and other organized crime that are against …

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Hotels

Panama hotel removes Trump branding after court battle

Within hours of the verdict from a Panamanian court, hotel staff removed the Trump name from its main entrance. Cypriot businessman Orestes Fintiklis has been fighting to cancel the contract with the Trump Organization, which he blames for a fall in profits. The Trump Organization said it had appealed against …

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Pope Francis

Pope knocks “likes” in Panama WYD message

WITH  less than a year to the World Youth Day  (WYD) to be celebrated in Panama,  over  42,000 people have registered since the lists were opened last week. On Thursday. Feb. 22 Pope Francis sent a message to the young people of the world who are thinking of participating in …

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