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    National Panamanian News

    Minera starts copper production in Panama

    Minera starts copper production in Panama

    Minera Panama will start the export of copper concentrate in June 2019, starting a new era for the Panamanian export sector. Cobre Panama spokesman explained, the first shipment will go to Asia.

    $90 Million drug bust in Colon

    $90 Million drug bust in Colon

    The National Aeronaval Service (Senan) conducted the seizure of 1,417 packages allegedly containing drugs inside a container, in the Port of Cristobal, in the Province of Colón.

    Panama take 8 golds in El Salvador

    Panama take 8 golds in El Salvador

    With eight gold medals and records in javelin and high jump at the Central American Championship in El Salvador, Panamanian youths finished in fourth place.

    Nito Cortizo wins a close race

    Nito Cortizo wins a close race

    While the official statement will only be made Thursday, Sunday May 5th 2019 Laurentino Cortizo was declared the winner, two percentage points ahead of Rómulo Roux in Panama’s presidential ...

    Two charged for forigener’s murder

    Two charged for forigener’s murder

    A New Zealand man was killed May 2nd 2019 in Guna Yala. Two Panamanian men have been charged with aggravated homicide along with robbery, criminal association and mistreatment of a minor.

    Varela CNN interview

    Varela CNN interview

    In a recent interview with CNN’s Rafael Romo, president Varela spoke about the upcoming elections on May 5th in Panama explaining Panama has built a democracy and elections will be transparent.

    Connectivity between Panama and Shanghai

    Connectivity between Panama and Shanghai

    Thursday April 11th President Varela received executives from China Eastern airline, to "evaluate the possibilities of greater connectivity between Panama and Shanghai."

    IFF Panama Kicks off in Panama!

    IFF Panama Kicks off in Panama!

    The eighth edition of the International Film Festival of Panama (IFF Panama) kicked off today (April 4th) and will continue venues around Panama City until April 10th.

    Panama’s Ban on Plastic Bags

    Panama’s Ban on Plastic Bags

    Last year the National Assembly approved a bill prohibiting plastic bags, granting a 12 month period for supermarkets, pharmacies and retailers to adapt to the laws, now that period is almost up.