An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 and an epicenter of 12 km from Puerto Armuelles, Panama, near the border with Costa Rica, took place Sunday afternoon.
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While the official statement will only be made Thursday, Sunday May 5th 2019 Laurentino Cortizo was declared the winner, two percentage points ahead of Rómulo Roux in Panama’s presidential ...
May 5th 2019 is an importing day in Panama, as the country elects a news president.
A New Zealand man was killed May 2nd 2019 in Guna Yala. Two Panamanian men have been charged with aggravated homicide along with robbery, criminal association and mistreatment of a minor.
Vice president of Panama, Isabel De Saint Malo de Alvarado, expressed her support for the Venezuelan people and "for the return to democracy" in the wake of clashes across the country.
The results for the Gallup Global Emotions poll are in and Panama has ranked the second happiest country out of 143 nations.
The Electoral Tribunal (ET) announced the annulment of Ricardo Martinelli’s mayoral candidacy in the upcoming May 5 election this week.
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.