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    The Beach Corridor

    The Beach Corridor

    The Beach Corridor is a road project in its developmental stage spanning from Chorrera to San Carlos, that will create a viaduct at the Coronado intersection for people leaving the beach.

    Panama Black Weekend 2019

    Panama Black Weekend 2019

    For the third year in a row, in an effort of an economic boost in an otherwise slow time of year, Panama will turn Black Friday into a weekend long event in the middle of September.

    Panama Canal gets a new Chief

    Panama Canal gets a new Chief

    Ricaurte Vásquez is the new administrator of the Panama Canal. The news came Thursday at a crucial time amid trade conflicts between the U.S. and China.

    Cracking down on child pornography

    Cracking down on child pornography

    The Public Ministry executed operations Wednesday September 4th 2019, in Panama West, Coclé, Panama City, Chiriquí and Los Santos in an effort to dismantle an alleged pornography ring.

    3 die in San Carlos accident

    3 die in San Carlos accident

    The Public Ministry (MP) and the experts of the National Directorate of Traffic Operations of the National Police (PN), initiated investigations into the death of three men.

    Plastic bag fines still not in effect

    Plastic bag fines still not in effect

    The Authority for Consumer Protection and Defense of Competition (Acodeco) has informed that fines for the breach of Law No. 1 of January 19, 2018 (use of plastic bags in stores) are not yet in affect

    Building beaches in Panama City

    Building beaches in Panama City

    The mayor of Panama, José Luis Fábrega, is proposing to fill the beaches of Calidonia and Bella Vista located in the Bay of Panama in Panama City.

    Panama’s Gay Pride Parade

    Panama’s Gay Pride Parade

    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.

    3.1 GDP for Panama in 1st quarter of 2019

    3.1 GDP for Panama in 1st quarter of 2019

    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.

    Rescuers find body of missing youth in Gorgona

    Rescuers find body of missing youth in Gorgona

    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.

    The Las Mañanitas Fire

    The Las Mañanitas Fire

    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.

    2019 Pride month in Panama

    2019 Pride month in Panama

    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."

    2 Foreigners among 34 murdered in May

    2 Foreigners among 34 murdered in May

    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.