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    National Panamanian News

    Roux wins CD primaries

    Roux wins CD primaries

    Rómulo Roux won the Cambio Democrático party (CD) presidential primaries with 68.8% of the votes on Sunday, Aug, 12 over the Martinelli favored Raul Mulino who had 30% of the votes.

    Miss Panama speaks at UN

    Miss Panama speaks at UN

    Miss Panama 2018 , Rosa Montezuma , gave her first speech at a UN panel for the World Day of Indigenous People

    Drug seizure in Rio Hato

    Drug seizure in Rio Hato

    Panamanian authorities reported today Friday, August 10,, about the seizure of 78 packages of alleged illicit substances in a boat in Río Hato, Antón, province of Coclé .

    Plan to Fortify Rice

    Plan to Fortify Rice

    Panama had since 2009 to implement Law 33, where rice packaged in Panama must be fortified to reduce the cases of spina bifida in newborns.

    10 candidates facing criminal probes

     10 candidates facing criminal probes

    At least 10 people running for election in Panama next year are facing criminal proceedings in the country’s courts including th ex-president Ricardo Martinelli topping the list.

    Panama participates in World Breastfeeding Week

    Panama participates in World Breastfeeding Week

    Breastfeeding is the best food a mother can give her child. It improves their health, favors the optimal development of the brain and even protects it from respiratory and gastrointestinal diseases.

    New Bus Lanes on the Corridors

    New Bus Lanes on the Corridors

    As of October, the Mass Transportation Company (Mi Bus) will enable exclusive lanes for the Metro Bus circulating the North and South corridors.

    4th bridge construction awarded

    4th bridge construction awarded

    The Ministry of Public Works (MOP) yesterday awarded the Panama Fourth Bridge Consortium the tender to design and build the fourth bridge over the Canal for $1,420 million.

    Expansion to the Sloth Sanctuary

    Expansion to the Sloth Sanctuary

    Panama is home to three of the six sloth species that exist in Central and South America and is one of the most biodiverse countries in the world.