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EX-PAT ALERT: Steps to be taken to curb crime in lawless Colon.

https://elsiglo-com-pa.translate.goog/panama/seguridad-busca-bajar-criminalidad-colon/24202252?_x_tr_sl=es&_x_tr_tl=en&_x_tr_hl=en&_x_tr_pto=sc&_x_tr_sch=http Pacifying my neighborhood will be executed starting next week in Altos de Los Lagos The crimes that have shaken the province of Colón, especially in 2022, is reason enough for the Ministry of Security to implement the ‘Pacifying my Neighborhood, Building the Future’ program, which seeks to get weapons …

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Cortizo finds his way to Colon. At present time, the armpit of Panama. Promises progress.

https://www.laestrella.com.pa/nacional/220527/presidente-cortizo-entrega-orden-proceder-construccion-nuevo-hospital-colon This Friday in the province of Colón, the President of the Republic, Laurentino Cortizo Cohen, gave the order to proceed for the construction of the new Manuel Amador Guerrero hospital, the construction of commercial premises for handicrafts in La Feria and Buena Vista, as well as the protocol to …

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Water Treatment plant for Colon almost complete. Please help people in that region soon.

If they have to live in a lawless dump, at least give these people potable water.  https://elsiglo-com-pa.translate.goog/panama/ampliacion-potabilizadora-sabanitas-presenta-68-avance/24201244?_x_tr_sl=es&_x_tr_tl=en&_x_tr_hl=en&_x_tr_pto=sc&_x_tr_sch=http Once the work is completed and delivered, the contractor will give 3 years of operation and maintenance  The National Aqueduct and Sewer Institute (IDAAN) reported that the expansion works of the Antonio Yepes …

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How to make Colon more of a shithole?……………Stop picking up garbage.

https://www-laestrella-com-pa.translate.goog/nacional/220420/trabajadores-aguaseo-huelga-suspenden-recoleccion-basura-colon?_x_tr_sl=es&_x_tr_tl=en&_x_tr_hl=en&_x_tr_pto=sc As of 8:00 am on April 21, the members of the Workers’ Union of the Aguaseo Company (Sitraseo) affiliated with the Confederation of Workers Trade Union Convergence, report that if an agreement is not reached with the company Aguaseo SA, they take part in a strike and will suspend …

Bocas del Toro

Panama once again at crossroads of money V.S environment. 150 hectares of rainforest assigned.

https://www.laestrella.com.pa/economia/220411/chiriqui-potencia-zona-maritima-auxiliar The Paridas Islands, located in the Gulf of Chiriquí, have a tourist attraction that attracts thousands of visitors, who arrive from boats or small cruise ships that leave the Pacific of Costa Rica. For several years, this movement of tourists has generated discontent in the western area of ​​the country, …

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Colon: Certainly a lovely place to invest, retire, and get murdered. EX-PAT: ALERT

http://elsiglo.com.pa/cronica-roja/asesinan-miembro-policia-colon/24196886 Colón has been marked by continuous acts of blood In recent days the province of Colón has been shaken by several homicides, one of the most recent was that of the minor Yosuanis Williams, 14 years old, found dead inside a garbage tank on Calle 12 Justo Arosemena. While …

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Colon averaging ONE MURDERED WOMAN a MONTH in 2022. Traveler ALERT

A minor is the alleged murderer and killed her in an old mansion On the morning of Ash Wednesday, the province of Colón woke up shaken by the macabre discovery of a corpse inside a garbage tank. It was a woman whose body was wrapped in cardboard and plastic. It is …

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Colon remains active thoroughfare for drugs and contraband.

https://www.laestrella.com.pa/nacional/220301/decomisan-570-paquetes-presunta-sustancia-ilicita-terminal-portuaria-colon Some 570 packages of alleged illicit substance were seized inside a port terminal in the province of Colón. The actions took place within the framework of Operation Genesis 2022 and Operation Craibe-Phase4, which takes place in conjunction with the Drug Prosecutor’s Office of Colón and Guna Yala and the …

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Superhero movie bringing needed jobs to impoverished area of Colon.

https://www.prensa.com/economia/las-plazas-de-empleo-que-genera-la-filmacion-de-escuadron-suicida-ii/ A group of colonists showed satisfaction for the employment opportunity generated by the shooting of the film Suicide Squad II , which uses locations between 7th and 9th streets and Amador Guerrero and Justo Arosemena avenues, in the city of Colon. Sequence of ‘Suicide Squad II’ will be filmed in the …

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This was fairly hidden from Ex-Pats. At least this one….

OP ED: “JB” Bryson- There is not much scientific to what I post here daily. I generally peruse the local papers in English format and find topics that I want to opine upon. Not rocket science. I was alerted to this story by some readers in America, and found it …

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ODEBRECHT campaigning for 72km of Infrastructure work in Colon.

After losing tenders to build the extension of line 1 of the Panama Metro to the Villa Zaíta sector and the expansion of the Concepción-Volcán highway, in the province of Chiriquí, combined projects exceeded 280 million dollars, the Constructora Norberto Odebrecht (CNO) prepares to dispute two new state contracts. It …

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These posts will be getting far more PNO attention.

Looking to bring both Panamanian and Ex-Pat attention to the shady deals that the powers that be engage in that hurt the environment. Far too close in proximity to the Smithsonian. “JB” https://www.laestrella.com.pa/nacional/190923/colon-alerta-secreta-concesion An area of ​​reefs and corals with an area of ​​up to 31 hectares in the Columbus …

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ODEBRECHT project in Colon’ causes closure of over 800 local companies.

Some 860 companies in the province of Colón have closed since the Renovación Colón project began, according to the balance made by the Chamber of Commerce of Colón. Its president, José Ortega Hidalgo, also estimated in ‘several million’ the losses caused to the entrepreneurs of the Atlantic coast as a result …

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Re-Visiting the DANGER of BOCAS del TORO.

OP ED: James “JB” Bryson The more deeply we are helping our fellow ex-pats with real estate issues, legal wrangling, and other problems they got suckered into in and around the area of BOCAS DEL TORO, COLON, BOQUETE, etc, I feel it is our duty to remind those that are …

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Varela returns from crime meeting in US with pledge to reduce activity in Colon region.

President Juan Carlos Varela, announced on Tuesday in the province of Colon the creation of a Task Force and a search block to deal with crime. Varela said that this Task Force will be made up of all the State security agencies, so that Colón maintains the same security figures …

Bocas del Toro

Titling issues coming back into light. Indigenous Panamanians tired of being used by elite? More coming

Members of the National Coordination of Indigenous Peoples of Panama protested, on Thursday morning, at the entrance of the Ministry of Environment, in Albrook. This, they said, to show their rejection of the lack of attention from this institution, in their demands for collective land titling. Marcelo Guerra, one of …

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BURNS MY ASS!!! So where is Emilio Sempris??? AGAIN, as mining threatens National Park in Colon’.

by James “JB” Bryson On PNO.com we have already expanded and commented on the recent logging issues and back handed concessions given by the person assigned to PROTECT the environment of Panama. Yet as I type, more activity is occurring dangerously and ominously close to protected hectares in Colon’, that …

Colón

Multiple viral deaths in Colon cause immediate concern

Two deaths from dengue and one from the hanta virus have been recorded so far this year. Until the epidemiological week 20, which ended on May 19, 1,285 cases of dengue had been registered in the country, reported the head in charge of Epidemiology of the Ministry of Health (Minsa), Israel …

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Crackdown in Colon.

On Thursday, May 10, the Panamanian authorities carried out an anti-gang operation in the province of Colón . In the operation, called Gideon, participated officials of the National Police and the Public Ministry. According to the authorities, in this action at least 26 people have been apprehended. Omar Pinzón, general …

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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 …