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Women Arrested in Panama for Stashing $31,000 in Cash Inside Her Stomach

Women Arrested in Panama for Stashing $31,000 in Cash Inside Her Stomach

An unidentified Guatemalan woman has been arrested in Panama for attempting to smuggle unclaimed money inside her stomach. continue reading »

Panama, Honduras Arrest Colombian Drug Kingpins

Panama, Honduras Arrest Colombian Drug Kingpins

Two drug kingpins operating from the Colombian island of San Andres were captured in Honduras and Panama, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said Saturday. continue reading »

Archaeologists Find 4,000 Yr-Old Shaman Stones in Panama

Archaeologists Find 4,000 Yr-Old Shaman Stones in Panama

Archaeologists working at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama have discovered a cluster of 12 unusual stones in the back of a small, prehistoric rock-shelter near the town of Boquete continue reading »

Spanish Prime Minister to Visit Peru, Chile, Algeria, Panama in 2013

Spanish Prime Minister to Visit Peru, Chile, Algeria, Panama in 2013

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy plans to visit Chile, Peru, Panama and Algeria during 2013, and his agenda of international travels also includes a meeting at the White House with U.S. President Barack Obama. continue reading »

Survey: Latin Americans Are Most Positive People in the World

Survey: Latin Americans Are Most Positive People in the World

Latin Americans are the most positive people in the world, with their region being home to eight of the top 10 countries for positive emotions worldwide. Residents in Panama and Paraguay are the most likely to report experiencing positive emotions. continue reading »

Labor Department Funds Projects to Combat Child Labor in Ecuador and Panama

Labor Department Funds Projects to Combat Child Labor in Ecuador and Panama

The U.S. Department of Labor announced the award of two new cooperative agreements to support efforts by the governments of Ecuador and Panama to combat child labor among vulnerable groups continue reading »

USCIS to Close Field Office in Panama City in February

USCIS to Close Field Office in Panama City in February

USCIS will permanently close its field office in Panama City, Panama, on Feb. 1, 2013. The Panama City Field Office had jurisdiction over Panama, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, French Guiana, and Suriname. continue reading »

Panama Charges 3 For Murder of Spanish Businessmen

Panama Charges 3 For Murder of Spanish Businessmen

Panamanian prosecutors filed formal charges against three people arrested last week in connection with the murder of two Spanish businessmen, an official spokesperson told Efe. continue reading »

Panama Will Not Retrieve Sunken Narco-Sub

Panama Will Not Retrieve Sunken Narco-Sub

A cocaine-laden semi-submersible vessel that sank early this month in Panama's Caribbean waters will not be refloated due to the cost and possible risks of the operation, the country's chief narcotics prosecutor said. continue reading »

Three Arrested in Panama for Murder of Two Spanish Businessmen

Three Arrested in Panama for Murder of Two Spanish Businessmen

Three people are in custody in connection with the murder of two Spanish businessmen in Panama, diplomatic sources here told Efe Friday. continue reading »

Panama Makes Inroad to Becoming Regional Diamond Trading Power

Panama Makes Inroad to Becoming Regional Diamond Trading Power

The Panamanian government announced that it has been unanimously admitted to the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme, a program meant to keep conflict diamonds off the world market. continue reading »

Bishops of Central American Region Meeting in Panama

Bishops of Central American Region Meeting in Panama

Since Monday, November 26, 60 Bishops of the Central American region have been in Panama for the 2012 General Assembly of the Bishops' Secretariat of Central America (SEDAC). continue reading »

Parts of Panama Declared as Emergency Zones After Torrential Rains

Parts of Panama Declared as Emergency Zones After Torrential Rains

Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli on Sunday declared three northern areas to be emergency zones after torrential rains caused at least two deaths, damaged the property of hundreds and flooded dozens of homes, authorities said. continue reading »

Spain Wins 5-1 Against Panama in Friendly Soccer Match

Spain Wins 5-1 Against Panama in Friendly Soccer Match

Spain's national soccer team concluded its 2012 campaign here on Wednesday with a 5-1 demolition of Panama in a friendly match. The Spaniards put on a demonstration of why they are the reigning World Cup and European champions. continue reading »

Progress on the U.S.-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement

Progress on the U.S.-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement

Yesterday, key government officials, trade stakeholders, and members of the press were on hand to witness U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk and Panamanian Minister of Commerce and Industry Ricardo Quijano continue reading »