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Puerto Barú is a port being developed in the Gulf of Chiriquí. The project, which will cost 40 million dollars, aims to improve Panama’s connectivity while taking advantage of nautical tourism.
March 9th, 2020 now former Minister of Health Rosario Turner announced the first case of Covid-19 in a 40-year-old woman who had arrived on March 8. March, from Spain.
As children in Panama head back to school (virtually), parents and educators are speaking up, and many are in favor are reopening schools.
It has been 14 days since the National Assembly approved the summoning of heads of Mides and Senniaf to respond to the abuse of minors living in shelters in Panama.
As of Monday, February 8 the Ministry of Health has confirmed that beaches and restaurants will be open throughout Panama. The cancellation of purchases by gender was also announced.
6,420 People have received the first dose of the vaccine for Covid-19 in Panama. The first shipment of vaccines Panama received was from Pfizer / BioNTech.
Activist, André Conte is on house arrest after being linked to the alleged hacking of Panama’s National Police computer systems in 2020.
Panama will receive 40,000 doses of the covid vaccine from the pharmaceutical duo Pfizer and BioNTech, which will arrive in the country between January 18 and 25 said the Minister of Foreign Affairs. ...
The epidemiological week from December 20 to 26 was Panama’s worst week since the start of the Pandemic. It culminated with 19,140 new infections, 2031 people hospitalized, and 272 deaths.
January 4th until January 14th Panama and Panama West will remain under quarantine measures with a curfew, access to essential services, with circulation limited by gender, and the last number of ID.
The Ministry of Health (Minsa) announced today that the closure of rivers and beaches in the country will start Wednesday, December 23, and not this Friday, as originally communicated.
Luis Francisco Sucre, announced a total quarantine from December 25 to 28, 2020, and from January 1 to 4, 2021, as a measure to stop the advance of the coronavirus in Panama.
A complaint against the President of the Republic, Laurentino Cortizo , was filed in the National Assembly (AN) for the alleged commission of the crimes of alteration of public order.
With confinement and other restrictions on mobility imposed in Panama since last March as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, the numbers of reported sexual crimes against minors remain high.
Sunday, December 13th a helicopter crashed in Changuinola in the province of Bocas del toro causing an explosion.
Wednesday December 2 2020 a dismembered body was found in the district of Chame, in Panama West. The body was identified as a 21-year old man who was missing since Dec. 1st of this year.
The Minister of Health Luis Francisco Sucre announced Tuesday, December 1st 2020, a curfew and dry law for Panama West will come into affect December 4th 2020.
November 2 2020 environmental and scientific organizations called on the President to issue a "partial veto" of bill 131, which was approved April 13th 2020 to regulate fishing and aquaculture.
Thursday morning a man who had been reported missing in Punta Barco, San Carlos, was found lifeless near the river mouth at Tetas beach.
The Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported this Tuesday, November 10, the gradual return of the restriction measures in the country - if the Rt rate continues to rise.