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by Morgan Erickson-Davis 13 April 2018<p>In a move described as “unprecedented,” Colombia’s president Juan Manuel Santos announced Tuesday that the …

5 Must-Do Activities in Panama

<i>By Rebecca Strauss</i><p>It’s a tiny country (the size of South Carolina) that packs a big punch—Panama, the umbilical cord between Central and South …

Outbreak in Panama brought Latin America's first human cases of eastern equine encephalitis

In the summer of 2010, the eastern Panamanian province of Darien experienced a phenomenon that had never been seen before in Latin America: a human …

Schools Close in Panama Due to Energy Crisis · Global Voices

Panama is facing an energy crisis that could paralyze the whole country, due in part to the delay in the start of the rainy season.<p>This is how Prensa …

Inside a genetically modified salmon farm in Panama - video

Genetically modified salmon produced by US firm AquaBounty grow faster and fatter than their natural counterparts – and the firm that designed them hopes to have FDA approval to bring the first GM animal to consumers' plates this week. Online campaign group Avaaz visited the firm's ramshackle farm …

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Early Plans for the Panama Canal<p>As the early Spanish settlers in South America looked to move their acquired cargo back to Spain from places such as …

GQ Endorses: The Panama Hat

Style<p>The small-brimmed fedora that Justin Timberlake popularized had its fifteen minutes, but this new moment calls for something bigger (and shadier!): the Panama hat. Whether you opt for a handmade one or a more affordable version, these hats have a long history: Bogart, Connery, and O'Toole all …

North Korean ship found carrying missiles through the Panama Canal from Cuba.

North Korea is back in the international spotlight—unintentionally this time. Reuters has the details from Panama, where authorities stopped a North …

The US Is Getting Its Fugitive Spy Back From Panama

The Panama government detained Lady at the request of the Italian government, and for a second, it looked like Lady was in a heap of trouble.<p>From the Washington Post:<p>Lady's detention in Panama raised the prospect for the first time that one of the defendants in the Milan case could be extradited to …

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U.S. Defeats Panama To Claim Gold Cup Title

On Sunday July 28, the U.S.A. Men's Soccer Team defeated the Panama National Soccer Team by 1 goal in the Gold Cup finals 1-0. The win marked the …

Skeletal remains found in Panama are those of Orange County woman

Baldelli, 41, who also lived in Dana Point, moved with Brimager to Panama in September 2011.<p>She was looking for a fresh start and took her sewing machines and her King Charles spaniel, Georgia Mae. She planned on making bikinis and beach wraps for tourists. Her father said the couple rented a room …

Escape The City To Find Unexpected Adventure In Panama | Global Traveler

When a small country is home to nearly 1,000 bird species, seeing something colorful and beautiful in the trees is not a rare event. Seeing four …

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Easy-To-Reach Beach Paradise In Panama

By Erica Mills, InternationalLiving.com<p>Photo by Jessica Ramesch, InternationalLiving.com<p><i>This article comes to us courtesy of InternationalLiving.com, the world's leading authority on how to live, work, invest, travel, and retire better overseas.</i><p>You won't find the huge resorts of other Caribbean …

Early Plans Considered Other Sites for the Panama Pacific International Exposition

<i>Welcome to Curbed's ongoing series titled Hidden History, where Curbed highlights a Bay Area location with a secret past. Maybe it's no longer there, maybe it's been converted into something else, but each spot holds a place in Bay Area history - even if not many people know it. Have a suggestion</i> …

Panama City Gets a Facelift

Not long ago, anyone traveling to Panama City, Panama, didn’t bother visiting Casco Viejo, the capital’s largest historic district. There wasn’t much point. After 80 years of steady deterioration, its narrow streets were dark and broken and its colonial building stock was either abandoned or …