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    National Panamanian News

    911 opens ambulance distribution site

    911 opens ambulance distribution site

    The Unique System of Emergency Management (Sume 911) opened on August 28th, an ambulance launch site in Howard, with the aim of expanding its coverage area to the population

    Nepotism to be investigated

    Nepotism to be investigated

    Angélica Maytín, General Director of Antai , asked the president of the National Assembly , Yanibel Ábrego , for a commission to investigate possible cases of nepotism within the Legislative body.

    Drop in Car Sales

    Drop in Car Sales

    The drop in sales has caused dealers to use new marketing strategies such as free maintenance.

    R.I.P. John McCain

    R.I.P. John McCain

    On August 24, 2018, McCain’s family announced that he would no longer receive treatment for his cancer. The next day at 4:28 p.m. local time, he died.

    Marta Martinelli files lawsuit

    Marta Martinelli files lawsuit

    Journalists from La Prensa appeared yesterday at a hearing in the Second Family Court following a lawsuit filed by Marta Linares de Martinelli,

    6.0 Earthquake hits Panama

    6.0 Earthquake hits Panama

    Originally it was said that the earthquake was a 5.9 and 6.2 of magnitude, but later the scale was revised and was established at a magnitude of 6.0

    Lane reversal schedule change

    Lane reversal schedule change

    As of Monday, August 20, the timetable for the reversal of lanes from Arraiján to the city, via Centenario, will be from 4:00 am to 10:00 am, reported the Ministry of Public Works (MOP) .

    13 gang members apprehended.

    13 gang members apprehended.

    Panamanian authorities reported this morning, August 17, the apprehension of 13 people allegedly accused of gang activity, in an operation carried out in Arraiján (West Panama) and Colon.

    New 50 cent coin

    New 50 cent coin

    A newly minted 50 cent coin (half a Balboa) will start circulating in Panama today, August 15th to mark the 499th anniversary of the founding of Panama City.

    Airstrip in Coiba under fire

    Airstrip in Coiba under fire

    Environmentalists protest against the or the approval of an environmental study to rehabilitate an airstrip in the Coiba National Park .

    Grupo Shahani in corporate restructuring

    Grupo Shahani in corporate restructuring

    Grupo Shahani began a process of corporate restructuring and debt negotiations with some banks, in an attempt to strengthen its financial situation hit by the real estate sector.

    Roux wins CD primaries

    Roux wins CD primaries

    Rómulo Roux won the Cambio Democrático party (CD) presidential primaries with 68.8% of the votes on Sunday, Aug, 12 over the Martinelli favored Raul Mulino who had 30% of the votes.

    Miss Panama speaks at UN

    Miss Panama speaks at UN

    Miss Panama 2018 , Rosa Montezuma , gave her first speech at a UN panel for the World Day of Indigenous People