November 28th 2023, La Prensa reported that Panama’s Supreme Court of Justice (CSJ) declared, unanimously, that Law 406 of October 20, 2023, is unconstitutional.
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La Prensa has reported several protests in Panama following the National Assembly’s endorsement, and President Cortizo signing of a new contract between the State and Minera Panamá.
Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, has announced that Panama is among 13 countries that Canada will offer visa-free air travel, without requiring a temporary residency ...
El Niño is a weather phenomenon that occurs every few years, characterized by warmer than usual ocean temperatures in the equatorial Pacific. What could it mean for Panama?
May 17th 2023 Starlink, enabled satellite internet service in Panama. The company that places satellites into orbit to offer satellite internet, will bring internet to the most remote places in Panama
The world class surf break, Santa Catalina Panama will receive 400 athletes from 20 countries for the 2023 Pan American Surfing Games taking place April 21st - 30th.
April 4, 2023 a 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit off Panama’s Pacific coast near the town of Boca Chica. Currently, there are no reports of injuries or damages.
39 migrants lost their lives in a bus crash in Panama after crossing Darién Gap. The bus was carrying families trying to get to the US rolled down a cliff in Gualaca, when the driver lost control.
Juan Diego Vásquez, a Member of the National Assembly of Panama, presented the draft to create a law that will protect waves suitable to practice sports and establish wave sanctuaries in Panama.
In a recent report, the United Nations warned that sediments are a hidden threat to reservoirs. Of 47,403 large reservoirs from all over the world, Panama was found the country to be most affected.
People from the indigenous community of Guna Yala are preparing to relocate to the mainland.
Tourism Authority of Panama has confirmed that Air Transat will fly four weekly flights; two from Montreal and two from Toronto, into Panama’s Río Hato Airport servicing the Pacific beaches.
The government of Panama and energy companies, including SGP BioEnergy, have announced that Panama will add green hydrogen production to a biorefinery currently in development.
PetroPort company, importer and supplier of Tropigas, announced a shortage in Panama of the 25-pound gas tank, due to a lack of inventory starting October 6th 2022.
The Smithsonian reports that 343 pre-Hispanic ceramics made by potters in Panama have been repatriated fromThe Netherlands. The ministry of culture reported the artifacts would be on display next year
The second round of qualifiers for the 2023 World Baseball Classic will be held in Panama City, Panama, at Rod Carew National Stadium from Sept. 30-Oct. 5. The first round will be held in Germany.
Monday, August 29th at 7:10 p.m. Panama faced off against Canada in a qualifier for FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023. The event was held at the Roberto Durán Arena in Panama City.
The Pan American Surfing Games held this year in Playa Venao came to an end Saturday, August 13, with Panamanian Jean Carlos González bringing home the Silver Medal in the men’s open category.
While the protests in Panama have subsided, a single dialogue table has just begun. July 30th, the debate on medicines and education opened at the Cristo Sembrador Center in Penonomé Coclé.
In Panama protests and closures continue, in the provinces of Panama, Panama Oeste, Veraguas, and the Darién. With an impending nationwide strike from several sectors in the country, talks continue.
President Laurentino Cortizo announced on July 1st, 2022 that the mask mandate in Panama will finally be lifted (except in medical facilities and public transport) on July 11th, 2022.