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    National Panamanian News

    Were there ancient divers in Panama?

    Were there ancient divers in Panama?

    After the examination of an ancient skull from a Pre-Columbian burial ground, bioarchaeologists believe Panama’s Pacific coast may have been home to a group of ancient male divers.

    Merca Panama now open

    Merca Panama now open

    As of today, Wednesday, January 2, Merca Panama began operations on vía Cincuentenario,, after the Government of Panama ordered the definitive closure of the Central Agricultural Market of Curundú.

    3-day public office closure

    3-day public office closure

    The Panamanian government has ordered the closure of public offices from noon on Wednesday 23 and until Friday 25 January 2019 in the districts of Panama and San Miguelito for World Youth Day (WYD).

    Young American drowned in Pedasí

     Young American drowned in Pedasí

    Gregory Johan Schreiber, 26, a native of Florida, lost his life by immersion on the afternoon of this Sunday, December 30, on the coast of the district of Pedasí, province of Los Santos

    Arosemena resigns as Minister of Commerce

    Arosemena resigns as Minister of Commerce

    Starting next December 31, the Ministry of Commerce and Industries will have a new minister, after Augusto Arosemena resigned his post to pursue his career in the private sector.

    DGI extends hours for tax payment

    DGI extends hours for tax payment

    The Directorate General of Revenues (DGI) has issued an extension, announcing that their facilities will be open to taxpayers until January 4th 2019.

    $7.3 million for imported rice

    $7.3 million for  imported rice

    Between January 1 and March 30, 2019, 140,543 quintals of piled rice and 263,538 quintals of the US husked grain will enter the country.

    Martinelly brothers court date cancelled

    Martinelly brothers court date cancelled

    The hearing in Miami, United States, on the immigration status of brothers Ricardo Alberto and Luis Enrique Martinelli Linares, will no longer be held on December 27, as was originally scheduled.

    December bridge closing

    December bridge closing

    Users of the Bridge of the Americas expressed their displeasure at the repairs that are being made at night by the Ministry of Public Works (MOP).

    $14K red carpet for Pope Francis

    $14K red carpet for Pope Francis

    The red carpet awaiting Pope Francis’ arrival on January 23rd for World Youth Day 2019, will cost $14,177, according to documents published by the purchasing department.