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    Panama FM denies alleged links to Colombian drug trafficker

    Panama FM denies alleged links to Colombian drug trafficker

       {mosgooglecenter}   Panama's first Vice President and Foreign Minister Samuel Lewis Navarro on Monday rejected charges of having business contacts with one of Colombia's top drug traffickers. "I have never met nor had any contact with Mr. Nelson Urrego ...

    Panama: Canal carries high hopes

    Panama: Canal carries high hopes

       {mosgooglecenter}   Dressed in military-style fatigues and holding a metal pole for catching snakes, José Luis Ortega hardly looks to be at the vanguard of a $5.25bn project to expand Panama’s canal. But before long, the strip of land near the ...

    U.S. drug informant goes from pinstripes to prison stripes

    U.S. drug informant goes from pinstripes to prison stripes

    PANAMA CITY, Panama — The man who helped the United States strike the hardest blow ever against the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia expected to live a nice, quiet life on a cozy little island off the coast of Panama. Instead, he got a jail cell.Convicted Colombian ...

    James Bond in Panama

    James Bond in Panama

    Daniel Craig and the rest of the Quantum of Solace cast headed to Panama recently to continue shooting for the 22nd Bond film.Shooting for the movie began at Pinewood studios near London in January, and besides Panama, the rest of it will take place in Austria, Italy and Chile. ...

    U.S. drug informant goes from pinstripes to prison stripes

    U.S. drug informant goes from pinstripes to prison stripes

    By Gerardo Reyes | McClatchy Newspapers    5:26 PM CDT, March 23, 2008   {mosgooglecenter}PANAMA CITY, Panama — The man who helped the United States strike the hardest blow ever against the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia expected to live a ...

    Introducing Artist: MK Hargrove

    Introducing Artist: MK Hargrove

    MK Hargrove. Marilyn (MK) has resided in Panama at Playa Blanca for over 2 years. Since then she has become involved in the art community and is passionate about helping other artists find markets for their work. She is an advisor to Reflection Gallery, an established and respected art gallery ...

    Local Auto Garage Handles Referrals Poorly

    Local Auto Garage Handles Referrals Poorly

    A couple of weeks or so ago, we informed you of a local auto service shop that would do your automobile revisado (inspection). We said they would take all the paperwork to Panama City to get new license plates(placas) for your vehicle.  The place is a 24 hrs auto service on the PanAmerican ...

    Art Show in El Valle

    Art Show in El Valle

    Please join us for an Expressionist Art Showing and Sale in El Valle. The show is put on by The Artist Group of El Valle and will present works from the following Artists: -          - ...

    Castilla del Oro event takes Jane's Jumps to a new level:

    Castilla del Oro event takes Jane's Jumps to a new level:

    Last weekend's Show jumping event saw local Coronado resident Jane Manatta, showing two horses in competition, Shizalady and Barrio Alto.   Jane is a veteran show jumper who started riding as a child of 10 and gave lessons through college to help pay for her own jumping fees. Jane ...

    Panama International Merchandise Mart Secures Financing

    Panama International Merchandise Mart Secures Financing

       {mosgooglecenter}   Panama City, Panama, March 11, 2008 –PIMM will be developed in Colon Province at a cost of approximately US$1 billion dollars and will include 6,800 showrooms, 4 hotels with a total of 1,000 rooms, an office park and onsite condominiums, among ...

    Late Goal Lifts Honduras To 1-0 Victory Vs. Panama

    Late Goal Lifts Honduras To 1-0 Victory Vs. Panama

       {mosgooglecenter}   TAMPA - A 90th-minute goal by midfielder Hendry Thomas lifted Honduras to a 1-0 victory in the opening match of the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament Tuesday at Raymond James Stadium. With about 1,000 fans in attendance for the ...

    Complaint Questions McCain Citizenship

    Complaint Questions McCain Citizenship

       {mosgooglecenter}    LOS ANGELES (AP) — John McCain has been called an American hero. But is he a natural born citizen? A federal judge in California has been asked to determine if the Republican presidential candidate, who was born in the Panama ...

    An Afternoon at the Movies in Panama

    An Afternoon at the Movies in Panama

       {mosgooglecenter}   Thanks to an undiagnosed case of attention deficit disorder, I was never able to sit through movies unless they offered a bathroom break somewhere in the middle. On the rare occasion that I'd be dragged in to see a film, I preferred to use the ...

    8 Rules For Young Entrepreneurs In Panama

    8 Rules For Young Entrepreneurs In Panama

       {mosgooglecenter}    If you're reading this and you're older than 40, you must leave now! I'll be using phrases like "sup B" and "OMG" and "mo-fo" that you're destined to not understand. "You see, when I was your age, the closest I ever got to Central America was a ...

    Boca volunteer heading to Panama with Peace Corps

    Boca volunteer heading to Panama with Peace Corps

       {mosgooglecenter}   Matthew Ferner, 24, of Boca Raton, left for Panama March 3 to provide indigenous communities with humanitarian assistance as a Peace Corps Response volunteer. Though Panama City features skyscrapers, shopping malls and expensive ...

    Show Jumping Competition Begins This Weekend in Coronado

    Show Jumping Competition Begins This Weekend in Coronado

    On Friday  March 14th and Saturday March 15th, starting at 2pm each day, the Coronado Equestrian Club will facilitate a two-day Horse Jumping Competition hosted by Castilla del Oro, one of the four riding clubs that host jumping competitions in Panama. Over two days of jumping events, riders ...

    Hoffmann’s Two-toed Sloth

    Hoffmann’s Two-toed Sloth

    This two-toed sloth was spotted high up in the trees on the Semaphore Road near the Canal.  Sloths weigh in at about 15 pounds and are about 2 feet in length.  All ...

    Americans discover Boquete, Panama

    Americans discover Boquete, Panama

      {mosgooglecenter}   BOQUETE, Panama – It's a Friday afternoon, and the main street resembles Anytown, U.S.A. There is a mom-and-pop coffee shop with round tables, prepared sandwiches and a dessert case. Nearby is a tiny video store, with posters advertising Misión ...