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    National Panamanian News

    Lightning strikes kill three

    Lightning strikes kill three

    Three people in Panama were killed by lightning within 24 hours. On Tuesday April 18th the bodies of two brothers, 13 years old Yulaikel Quintero and  his brother Johnathan Quintero, 12, ...

    Two fire service women killed

    Two fire service women killed

    Arianeth Rodríguez, 22, Fire Service graduate and Yariseth Cornejo 20, paramedic were killed in a car crash during heavy rain in Chiriqui on Wednesday, April 19. Both were part of the ...

    Skydivers set record on Contadora

    Skydivers set record on Contadora

    Parachutists from 17 countries set a new free diving record  on Sunday Apr 9 on Contadora, Panama. There were 20 participants in the IV “Pepe’s Island Boogie Panama”, ...

    Skydiver killed practicing in Contadora

    Skydiver killed practicing in Contadora

    Jose Rubalcaba, a Mexican skydiver, died in a test jump on the island of Contadora Saturday morning, April 8, 2017. The parachutist had successfully completed 650 ...

    The search for oil on Panama's coast

    The search for oil on Panama's coast

    On Wednesday April 6th 2017, the Cabinet Council of Panama approved three contracts with multinational companies to carry out seismic surveys to determine whether or not there are oil and gas ...

    Earthquake aftershocks in Chiriqui

    Earthquake aftershocks in Chiriqui

    April 2, 2017 an earthquake of a 5.3 magnitude to place in the Chiriqui region of Panama. More 70 aftershocks have occurred since, destroying 11 homes and damaging at least 23 ...

    Unemployment on the Rise in Panama

    Unemployment on the Rise in Panama

    According to statistics compiled by the Office of the Comptroller General labor contracts registered with Panama’s Ministry of Labor (Mitradel) fell 14% in January of 2017, compared ...

    Firefighters Receive Immediate Raise

    Firefighters Receive Immediate Raise

    An Executive Decree signed by President Juan Carlos Varela and published in the Official Gazette will give Panama’s firefighters an immediate salary ...

    8-lane Highway to Arraijan

    8-lane Highway to Arraijan

    The expansion of a 10km stretch of the Pan­American Highway between the Bridge of the Americas and Arraijan will start in connection with the building the fourth bridge over the Panama ...

    Etesa Working to Stop Power Outages

    Etesa Working to Stop Power Outages

    Etesa, Panama’s Electric Transmission Company, will change 40 transformers throughout the country in an effort to create a more reliable electrical ...

    Teatro Nacional Repairs Stalled

    Teatro Nacional Repairs Stalled

    Panama City’s Teatro Nacional, a tourist attraction offering cultural performances from opera and ballet to folkloric dance requires waterproofing of the building which was built ...