The Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) has announced that the World Youth Day coin will start circulation on October 8th. 40 million $1 coins have been minted for this occasion!
National Panamanian News
The black metal group Marduk will not be able to perform in Panama, as originally scheduled.
The director of the Fire Department of Panama (CBP) , Jaime Villar, reported yesterday that CBP loses about $600,000 a year due to false alarms.
Ricardo Martinelli was one of the victors in the recent primaries held by his party, Cambio Democrático (CD).
A statement was issued Saturday by a Louisiana state sheriff stating that suspect Saleh Omar was arrested in Panama for his alleged involvement in the Terrytown slaying.
The Aquarius 2 a migrant rescue ship operating in the central Mediterranean, will no longer be able to operate after being stripped of its final registration - Panama.
The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) has reexamined Playa Venado, an archeological site dating back to 500-900 A.D.
Foreign Minister to China, Wang Yi, met with President Juan Carlos Varela during the United Nations General Assembly in New York that took place September 25th, 2018.
Following a period of uncertainty, it has been announced that the Panamanian government will continue to back the First Quantum mega copper mine project, Cobre Panama.
Ex-president Ricardo Martinelli and deputy Sergio Chello Gálvez, of the CD party will collect signatures as of October 1 to seek the candidacy for the Mayor’s Office of Panama.
The acquisition of Banvivienda’s operations will convert Global Bank into an entity of $ 8,433 million in assets, according to the figures of both banks as of June 30.
Recently Panama became the first country in the region to have an agricultural canine unit. With plans to increase the number of dogs in the unit to 24, Panama is seeking qualified doggies.
President, Juan Carlos Varela, signed Executive Decree 357 nf September 20, 2018, by which he appointed the members of the Board of Directors for the National Hemocenter.
A male suspect was apprehended on Wednesday September 19th for his believed involvement in the robbery of 17 Rolex watches.
Maritime transportation ties have been strengthened between Panama and the US with the signing of the Memorandum of Co-operation, a bilateral agreement.
A new species of Coral was discovered in Hannibal Bank a popular deep sea fishing destination and biodiversity hot spot near Coiba National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Panama’s “Black Weekend” starting Friday 14th through Sunday September 16th, will have more participants this year as hotels, car rentals, restaurants and supermarkets join in.
The Ministry of the Presidency bought 600,000 toys, to the tune of $2,596,068 to be given to " children of different ages who are in situations of poverty" for the Christmas holidays of 2018.
The State, through the Metro of Panama, has granted $120 million during 2016, 2017 and 2018, in order to maintain the rate of 35cents to users.
The Ministry of Social Development will not be able to fulfill the promise of creating two centers for the care of the elderly.
The Panamanian Catholic Church separated priest David Cosca from his position as parish priest of the Divina Misericordia church, located in Paitilla