The Panamanian school year started yesterday Monday March 2 2020, and after 5 years, Panama’s education system still lacks a Sexual Education plan.
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Lane inversion is something that occurs in Panama on holidays and long weekends to ease traffic. There are little to no indicators that the lanes have been inverted, so when traveling, be caution!
An announcement has been released informing on street closures for Carnival 2020 on the Cinta costera starting Friday.
A resolution that makes it the Isla Boná Wildlife Refuge has been passed ensuring the island remains a wildlife refuge.
The EU Economy and Finance ministry has added Panama to their tax heven ’black’ list. The list created in 2018 was recently revised and approved Tuesday February 18th 2020.
40,000+ officials from various sectors will participate in the Carnival security operation. Operation Guardians of 2020 will be in effect February 21st until 26th throughout Panama.
A religious cult in Panama has been found murdering and torturing Ngabé Buglé indigenous women and children in what appear to a type of exorcism or conversion ritual.
A Cinta Costera project has been approved for the town of Puerto Armuelles in the province of Chiriquí, after a public vote on December 19th 2019.
December 20th is a "Day of National Reflection" in Panama, as the country remembers the 1989 invasion lead by the United States.
The total death count reached 15 inmates Wednesday December 18th, following in a shoot out that took place in La Joya prison in Panama Tuesday.
Former criminal prosecutor Eduardo Rubén Ulloa will replace Attorney General Kenia Porcell, effective January 1 2020. The announcement came Tuesday, December 10th from President Laurentino Cortizo.
The 2019 EuroLat plenary takes place in Panama this year tackling topics of trade talks and fighting organized crime.
South Korea’s Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co beat two Chinese rivals in the bid to build the third subway line in Panama.
Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, located in the city of Dubai was dressed in the Panamanian flag over the national holidays.
October 31st 2019 will be the fourth day of protests in Panama City, where civil unrest is brewing over constitutional reforms.
Mossack Fonseca, the law firm involved in the ’Panama Papers’ is suing Netflix, attempting to stop the release of The Laundromat, a movie about the leaked confidential files.
Fashion Week Panama 2019 (FWP19) took to the ATLAPA Convention Center October 17th until the 19th, with more local and foreign designers than ever.
In the 2019 fiscal year, the Panama Canal closed with a record tonnage of 469 million tones (PC/UMS), exceeding the projection and surpassing the record tonnage from the previous fiscal year.
Monday September 16th 2019, Panamanian baseball player Mariano Rivera was awarded the Freedom Medal.
Panama completed their participation in the 2019 ISA World Surfing Games presented by Vans in Miyazaki, Japan Friday, September 13th 2019.
The Beach Corridor is a road project in its developmental stage spanning from Chorrera to San Carlos, that will create a viaduct at the Coronado intersection for people leaving the beach.