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    National Panamanian News

    Spanish Drug Lord Captured in Panama

    Spanish Drug Lord Captured in Panama

    José Carlos Pombar Cameán , who was a fugitive from the Spanish justice system 14 years ago, was captured on Monday, November 12th, when he tried to enter Panama with false documents.

    NASA selects Panama’s proposal

     NASA selects Panama’s proposal

    The Ministry of Environment (MiAmbiente) reported that NASA selected the Panamanian proposal to develop a "Forest Information and Sustainable Management System’’.

    WYD brings Gaudi to Panama’s Biomuseo

    WYD brings Gaudi to Panama’s Biomuseo

    The exhibition ’Gaudí, son of María’ will be brought from Spain to Panama for World Youth Day 2018. The gesture is in honor of the Marian faith of the famous modernist architect.

    Rey to sell 60% of shares

    Rey to sell 60% of shares

    Grupo Rey agreed to sell at least 60% of its shares to the giant Corporación Favorita, a conglomerate of Ecuadorian capital with a presence in Peru, Paraguay, Colombia, Chile and Costa Rica.

    300 licenses robbed from ATTT

    300 licenses robbed from ATTT

    At least 300 licenses , which had been retained for alcohol cases were stolen from the provincial offices of the Transit and Land Transportation Authority (ATTT) of the province of Herrera.

    $18K paid for 6 puppies

    $18K paid for 6 puppies

    Through a public tender, the Government bought the dogs and is training them for an eventual emergency in search and rescue of people.

    Carnival hires Panama officers

     Carnival hires Panama officers

    The cruise company has expressed interest in increasing the number of Panamanian officers in its fleet, in which there is a large number of Panamanian-flagged ships.

    World Youth Day Theme Park

    World Youth Day Theme Park

    The Local Organizing Committee of the World Youth Day announced that it will establish a theme park in the Omar Recreational Park during the event

    Bill passed to Create Naso Region

    Bill passed to Create Naso Region

    A bill was passed in it’s third debate to create a new district, with more than 20 thousand hectares that belong to the Palo Seco Protected Forest, to create the Naso region.

    Walt Wizard at Comic Con

    Walt Wizard at Comic Con

    Peruvian artist Walt Wizard, who specializes in creating hyper realistic statues, will be presenting his work at Comic Con Panama, October 26-28.

    Julius Baer shutting down in Panama

    Julius Baer shutting down in Panama

    Julius Baer Group Ltd. is shutting down its Panama and Peru operations. The decision was made after the Swiss private bank’s strategic review of its Latin American business.