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Sport

Panama World Baseball Classic team announced.

Panama presented this Tuesday the list of 30 players with which coach Luis Ortiz will face the commitment of the World Baseball Classic, in which five players who are active in the Major Leagues stand out.Along with Jaime Barría, starter for the Los Angeles Angels, stand out catcher for the …

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Human Interest

“Mummy” in a backpack. Only in Panama. LOL

The remains were inside a “delivery” box from the company Orders Now. A pre-Hispanic mummy, between 600 and 800 years old, was found inside the backpack of a delivery man from a “delivery” company (home delivery) in the Peruvian region of Puno, adjacent to Bolivia, official sources reported Monday. . …

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Housing

Homeless: Growing as well as being forgotten

Homeless people are also another relevant factor in the 2020 National Census, carried out this year by the National Institute of Statistics and Census (Inec).Gilberto Sánchez, national coordinator of the special registration, explained to this outlet that this Monday the sweep directed at this population ends, which spread through provinces …

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Air Travel

Colombian airports in quagmire after Viva cessation of flights

Uncertainty and indignation reign this Tuesday in the main Colombian airports due to the cancellation of operations of the low-cost airline Viva Air, which grounded thousands of passengers who protest in the air terminals to demand solutions.Hundreds of people sitting on the ground at the El Dorado International Airport in …

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Housing

TINY HOUSES making the most with little in Panama.

Tiny Houses: living in 35m2 with all the comforts is possible Auther Image By Daniela Finco January 26, 2023 Decoration and Interiors 0 Tiny Houses: living in 35m2 with all the comforts is possible Can you imagine living in 35m2 with all the comforts? I am referring to the Tiny …

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World Events

RACQUEL WELCH: Iconic 60’s movies starlet passes away

ANYONE MY AGE IT IS HARD TO FORGET THE SEXY PRESENCE THAT ICONIC ACTRESS RACQUEL WELCH BROUGHT TO THE SCREEN. THE ACTRESS PASSED AWAY AT 82 AFTER A LONG BOUT WITH ILLNESS. SHE MAINTAINED HER CLASSIC LOOKS ALL THE WAY TO THE END. Raquel Welch was born in Chicago in …

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Chiriqui

Tragic bus crash carries mostly ECUADORIANS

The National Migration Service revealed, this Thursday, the nationalities of the migrants who were traveling on the 5B-54 bus, which had an accident early yesterday morning in Gualaca, Chiriquí province.Of the 66 migrants, 22 were Ecuadorians, 16 Haitians and 11 Venezuelans, being the three nationalities that travel the most on …

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Air Travel

DUBAI-is the “Wakanda” of the real world as population increases. Flying taxis are imminent and Panama want in.

The first phase of the initiative includes four initial stations near Dubai International Airport Technology. While in Panama we are in diapers with electric vehicles, in the city of Dubai the designs of the new stations for flying taxis were approved this weekend. Yes, as you read it. The Prime …

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Human Interest

33% of Panama residents don’t consider them Panamanian

The comptroller of the Republic of Panama, Gerardo Solís, stated during a press conference that so far, so far in the Population and Housing Census, in the first 36 days of its execution, 3,231,764 people have been registered in 1,370,493 homes, that is to say, 92% of those foreseen.In turn, …

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Politics

Martinelli methodically rising up the troops. No precedence for him not to run.

“ANYONE GOT A SPARE TICKET TO SHANGHAI”???????? A month ago, the former president of the Republic and leader of Realizando Metas (RM), Ricardo Martinelli had announced with great fanfare that the deputy of Cambio Democrático (CD), Génesis Arjona, could be the candidate for mayor of Panama for the collective political.However, …

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Political FRAUD

Government representatives states PANAMA indeed HAS FUNDS to assist poor, but chooses not to use them.

The representative of the corregimiento of Don Bosco Guillermo “Willie” Bermúdez spoke this Thursday in “Portada” of La Estrella de Panamá about the political panorama for the Mayor’s Office of Panama and his aspirations to run for the capital commune.On the debate of the electoral alliances and the possible positions …

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Uncategorized

“Hey?,…….guess what there is still a war going on!!!!! Stay Ukraine strong.

Various stores, inns, informal stalls and other types of shops mark the route that begins in the 5 de Mayo square and ends in the Santa Ana park.Between Avenida B and the popular street known as Salsipuedes (13th Street), is La Peatonal de la Avenida Central, which since its creation …

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Environmental

Trash and Garbage continue to be blight on Panama

Various stores, inns, informal stalls and other types of shops mark the route that begins in the 5 de Mayo square and ends in the Santa Ana park.Between Avenida B and the popular street known as Salsipuedes (13th Street), is La Peatonal de la Avenida Central, which since its creation …

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Local Culture

With COVID affecting last two Carnivals, Panama has high hopes.

After two years on hiatus, this 2023 the Carnival festivities in Panama resume: shows, dances, music, algorical costumes -feathered and sequined-, parades of wagons, tunas, culecos and mojaderas.But beyond its appeal, Carnival is also a driver of economic dynamism. In Panama, historically, the carnival festivities or the god “Momo” have …

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International Relations

Panama needs to get it’s shit together. Ex-Pats and Tourists have other choices.

Mexico received 20.3% more international tourists in 2022 than in 2021, accompanied by an increase of more than 42% in foreign currency income for this concept, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (Inegi) reported this Friday.More than 38.3 million foreign tourists entered the country throughout last year, compared to …

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Politics

Mayor has no small opinion of herself in anticipation of upcoming book.

The parliamentarian presents her book ‘Witness to history’ Between taunts and criticism of the current rulers, the deputy and journalist Mayín Correa, recounts her journalistic experiences and her management from public office. The communicator, who is very given to using her Twitter account to express her opinion, did not hesitate …

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Conservation

COIBA receives international recognition as nature preserve

Three marine protected areas won Blue Park Awards for outstanding marine wildlife conservation at the 5th International Marine Protected Areas Congress (IMPAC5) the Marine Conservation Institute announced on February 5. ).The three areas awarded this year are: Pitcairn Islands Marine Protected Area (Pitcairn Islands, United Kingdom), the Cordillera de Coiba …

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Journalism

Blinken commentary to have no bearing on Martinelli

WE SHALL SEE. IF HE RUNS THE “GOLDEN BOY” GETS HIS ASS KICKED. After the pronouncement made by Antony Blinken, Secretary of State of the United States. On the designation of former President Ricardo Martinelli as ineligible to enter that country due to his participation in corruption cases, the Attorney …

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World Events

Earthquakes rock Turkey and Syria, Massive loss of life.

The death toll from Monday’s powerful earthquakes exceeds 11,200 on Wednesday, of which 8,574 occurred in Turkey and 2,662 in Syria.In the two countries hit by the disaster, there are also almost 55,000 injured, many with fractures and serious cuts.”Here in Kahramanmaras, at the epicenter of the earthquake that hit …

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Crime

If Cortizo and Carrizo are so great,,,,,look at this stat!!!!

AS MR.SCAM ANNOUNCED HIS PRESIDENTIAL RUN YESTERDAY I HOPE HE REALIZES PANAMA AS A WHOLE. NOT JUST HOB NOBBING AND RUBBING ELBOWS WITH DIPLOMATS WORKING ON THE NEXT SCAM DEAL. PANAMA IS A NATION OF THE PEOPLE THAT HOLDS AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN LATIN AMERICA. ALONG WITH COSTA RICA, HE …

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Politics

Time for “Dracula” to chime in with his two cents.

THE STRART OF THE NEW POLITICAL SEASON MEANS WE WILL BE HEARING ALOT MORE DRIVEL FROM “DRACULA”. SIMPLY EAR PAIN. Rómulo Roux, president of the Cambio Democrático party , maintains his position that if a union with another political group is materialized, he would be the one to lead that …

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Politics

The slimy, young, ambitious RAT announces run for Prez.

LOOKS LIKE THE GOLDEN BOY WANTS A FEW NEW ROOMS ON HIS EMBEZZLEMENT CASTLE. The Vice President of the Republic, José Gabriel Carrizo, made official this Sunday his candidacy for the Presidency of the Republic for the May 2024 elections.Carrizo launched his candidacy in his homeland, Penonomé, in front of …

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International Relations

So what has been flying around lately???

NOBODY NEEDS ANY MORE PROOF THAT THE COLD WAR IS ALIVE AND WELL. The United States shot down this Saturday the Chinese balloon that had been flying over the country for several days, whose remains fell into the sea and are being recovered to learn details of a mission with …

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Human Interest

Is Political dialogue pushing Panama to be even more divided?

I have another reflection, and it is about the content of the dialogue. About the dialogue! The Panamanian crisis is not only political. The Panamanian crisis is economic, it is social, it is comprehensive, moral, it is a total crisis. All sectors of Panamanian society are affected by the crisis. Some more, some less, but …

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Panama Tourism

Panama counting on big year in tourism

Seven thousand tourists arrive in the country during the weekend. Some 7,000 tourists will be arriving in the country from today until Monday through the ports of Amador and Colón as part of the cruise season. This Saturday the Norwegian Jewel and Star Legend-Winstard cruise ships docked in the port of …

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Politics
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KNOWN CORRUPT HISTORY – PAST PRESIDENTS and CURRENT….WHY SINGLE OUT ONE?

OP ED:  James “JB” Bryson   The US State Department Points Finger at Ricardo Martinelli as a Corrupt Politician, as an expat Living and doing business in Panama for over 20 years its almost been a competition between the last 5 Presidents to see which one could be more enriched. …

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Panama Tourism

Panamanian developer shoots high and gets noticed in………….. FORBES.

The BAR is officially risen for 2023. Developer shoots for a diverse mix of High end luxury and brands that cater to the consistent eco-traveler. BOTH of which that enjoy Panama.      https://www.forbes.com/sites/petertaylor/2023/01/09/panama-is-finally-having-its-moment-that-could-change-latin-american-real-estate-and-hospitality-forever/?sh=1975f43e5ce8   It’s high tide at 5:00 am and in the steely twilight the Caracoles Islands are …

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Economy

Panama setting sights high for 2023—expecting 6.5% growth in Economy. Maybe for the 1%

The Cciap provided recommendations for economic recovery  The Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama (Cciap) assures that despite the low economic prospects for Latin America, the country maintains a projection of national economic growth for 2023 of 6.5%.  “We hope that this number has a multiplier effect, benefits …

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Journalism

Martinellli has survived much bigger smear campaigns. He WILL be President barring shady business.

Has Varela served time? Has Porcell served time? Has Varela paid back monies received? Has Porcell done the same?   The former President of the Republic Ricardo Martinelli, who aspires to be the presidential candidate of his Realizando Metas (RM) party, facing the general elections on May 5, 2024, is …

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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. …

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