The Electoral Tribunal (ET) announced the annulment of Ricardo Martinelli’s mayoral candidacy in the upcoming May 5 election this week.
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April 25th the Varela administration opened the second line of the Panama Metro system, an elevated system connecting San Miguelito with Nuevo Tocumen covering 21 kms with 16 stations.
Friday April 19th 2019 Panama’s National Civil Protection (Sinaproc) sent out a warning for various beaches due to high tides and heavy winds. Panama West and Cocle received a red flag.
In a recent interview with CNN’s Rafael Romo, president Varela spoke about the upcoming elections on May 5th in Panama explaining Panama has built a democracy and elections will be transparent.
Thursday April 11th President Varela received executives from China Eastern airline, to "evaluate the possibilities of greater connectivity between Panama and Shanghai."
The eighth edition of the International Film Festival of Panama (IFF Panama) kicked off today (April 4th) and will continue venues around Panama City until April 10th.
While the rain might not arrive by Easter, the "dry" we’re speaking about here is sale and consumption of liquor at least in the district of Panama.
Last year the National Assembly approved a bill prohibiting plastic bags, granting a 12 month period for supermarkets, pharmacies and retailers to adapt to the laws, now that period is almost up.
Monday April 1 2019, a A 5.2 magnitude earthquake was recorded taking place in Bocas del Toro Panama at 8:45 a.m.
Panama announced Thursday that they will submit a bill in order to guarantee the legal security of Cobre Panama, a large copper mine being completed in Colon.
Alcely Lau Melo, climatology manager of the Electric Transmission Company (Etesa) announced that the organization expects this year the transition to the rainy season will be later than usual.
El Siglo recently conducted an interview with Oscar Ramírez the coordinator of the environmental impact study for the Panama-David train project to find out more about what the ambitious project.
Panama will hold it’s general elections to elect a new President and Vice President on May 5, 2019. With the upcoming election polls show corruption is a top voters concern.
As of Wednesday Copa Airlines in Panama grounded all Boeing’s 737 planes, using other planes to make up the flights.
Monday March 11th brought the start to the Panamanian school year. With the new year, came five goals for improving education in the country.
President Juan Carlos Varela, met with his Paraguayan counterpart, Mario Abdo Benitez in the Government Palace, February 14th 2019.
Panama will face the five-time World Cup champion, Brazil in an international soccer friendly that will take place in Porto, Portugal March 23rd 2019.
The inflation rate in Panama in January 2019 compared to December 2018 registered an inter-annual variation of -0.3%.
After a late invite to the party, because they said they would host it at their house, Panama has beat Cuba 3-1 to win the Caribbean Series.
The Panama Canal Authority reported Wednesday February 6th that the Canal has already imposed a set of water saving measures as a precautionary measure.
Panama has not played in the Caribbean Series since February 14, 1960, but now their back, and making history.