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Manuel Noriega Arrives in Panama, Starts 60 Year Prison Sentence

Manuel Noriega Arrives in Panama, Starts 60 Year Prison Sentence

Former strongman Gen. Manuel Antonio Noriega, who was extradited from France, has started serving more than 60 years in prison in Panama, with officials assigning him continue reading »

Panama Awaits Former Dictator Manual Noriega’s Return, Some Twenty Years Later

Panama Awaits Former Dictator Manual Noriega’s Return, Some Twenty Years Later

Panama is awaiting the arrival Sunday of former strongman Gen. Manuel Antonio Noriega, who was extradited from France and will be taken immediately to prison to serve the sentences handed down to him on various convictions. continue reading »

Panama Canal Earns Record $1 Billion this Fiscal Year

Panama Will be One of Fastest Growing Country Says IMF

Infamous Kennedy Airport Killer Deported to Panama, Served 34 Years in U.S. Prison

Infamous Kennedy Airport Killer Deported to Panama, Served 34 Years in U.S. Prison

A former lawful permanent resident, who was once an enlisted member of the U.S. Navy, was deported Wednesday to Panama. He had killed two people during a 1977 hostage continue reading »

Panama Surpasses Costa Rica in Tourism Growth

Ship Remains off Panama Coast Could be Those of Sir Francis Drake

Ship Remains off Panama Coast Could be Those of Sir Francis Drake

Ship wrecks recently discovered off the coast of Panama could possibly be the remains of the ship of Sir Francis Drake. Divers have gone below to check out two wrecks resting on the ocean floor of continue reading »

Pastport: Panama Follows Actress/Singer Tatyana Ali on an Emotional Journey

Pastport: Panama Follows Actress/Singer Tatyana Ali on an Emotional Journey

Tatyana grew up in a household that spoke Spanish and fully embraced Panamanian culture, often indulging in the country's food, music, and dance. However, Tatyana knew continue reading »

¡Felicidades! Panama on Your 108th Year of Independence

¡Felicidades! Panama on Your 108th Year of Independence

Today, all of Panama is celebrating and rejoicing its 108-year old independence when it separated from Colombia and had earlier in its history broke away from Spain. continue reading »

Panama’s Economy Set to Grow 11 Percent

Lobbying for Free Trade Pacts with Panama and Colombia, News Corp. Direct Benefit

According to federal records, Rupert Murdoch’s global media empire News Corp. lobbied in favor of the free trade pact with Panama. The free trade pact with the Latin American country makes it harder to crack dow continue reading »

U.S. House Approves Colombia, Panama, and S. Korea Trade Agreements

U.S. House Approves Colombia, Panama, and S. Korea Trade Agreements

With the Senate expected to approve the trade deals with Colombia, Panama, and South Korea, the House of Representatives has signed off on the deals. continue reading »

U.S. State Department: Trade Agreements With Panama, Colombia Will Create Jobs Here

U.S. State Department: Trade Agreements With Panama, Colombia Will Create Jobs Here

From the U.S. State Department: The Free Trade Agreements that President Obama submitted to Congress today demonstrate our commitment to strengthen our economic leadership around the world. continue reading »

Panama Plays Host to UN Climate Talks

Panama Asks UN to List Certain Woods As Endangered

Panama Asks UN to List Certain Woods As Endangered

The Governments of Madagascar and Panama have requested the Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) to list 91 hardwood species in an effort to curb the increase in illegal timber trade by enabling verification of legal origin under CITES standards. continue reading »