July 1st 2019 will be a mandatory rest day in Panama due to the inauguration of the President-elect, Laurentino Cortizo.
National Panamanian News
Panama’s Gay Pride Parade was a huge success this year. With hundreds attending including TV personality, Carolina Demetiev, the 15th edition of the parade was one to be remembered.
A 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit near the border of Panama and Costa Rica, with reports of tremors being felt some 500km away in Panama City.
The National Institute of Statistics and Census of the Comptroller General of the Republic revealed a real gross domestic product (GDP) of 3.1% for Panama in the first quarter of 2019.
Panama made their debuted in the 2019 Gold Cup on Tuesday, with a 2-0 win against Trinidad and Tobago in Minnesota.
Sinaproc was in Gorgona June 9th searching for young man reported missing. The Ministry of Security reported on Monday, June 10, rescuers had discovered the body of the young man in Las Hamacas.
A fire in Las Mañanitas, took 150 members of Panama’s Fire department over 5 hours to fight, and resulted in an evacuation for residents of the Villa Daniela neighborhood Friday June 8.
Saturday June 1st was a historic day in Panama city as the pride flag was raised in Panama City as part of the World Pride Panama festival "Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges."
Nine month old Marcelo Muñoz has died after suffering serious burns in an explosion that took place in Panama City Friday May 31st.
While the majority of the 34 murders that took place in Panama in the month of May were gang related, several were not, including the murders of two foreigners, Alan Culverwell and Nicolás Antonio.
Security Minister, Rolando Mirones spoke out against the implementation of routine police checks Friday, news that has some foreigners rejoicing.
It was an Historic Day for Panama, when the team won 1-2 against Saudi Arabia, marking the first victory for the Panamanians in the history of the FIFA U-20 World Cup.
Chaos broke out in Panama City at the PH Costa Mare, in Don Bosco when the explosion of gas tank left 14 injured of which, 4 were left with serious injuries. The blast left several buildings damaged.
President elect, Nito Cortizo obtained his doctorate in International Trade from the University of Texas, now he is working with the prestigious American university on scholarship programs.
The bench of the Democratic Revolutionary Party states they will not endorse bill 766 to approve the contract between the State and Minera Panama, promoted by the Varela administration.
With several accidents taking place Monday May 28th 2019, authorities are asking that drivers take caution on the road.
After notice of measles outbreaks in neighboring countries, and several within the country, the Social Security Fund maintains announced a state of alert in Panama promoting the MMR vaccine.
Panama’s Tourism Exposition kicks off today, with business appointments between exhibitors and international tourism wholesalers, continuing tomorrow, Saturday May 25th for the public.
President elect, Laurentino Cortizo has announced several members of the new Panamanian cabinet, among the members is Vice President José Gabriel Carrizo.
Nike has canceled the special edition shoe, Nike Air Force 1 ’Puerto Rico’ 2019, after a controversy with the Guna Yala comarca.
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.