Accused serial killer ‘Wild Bill’ Holbert asks forgiveness for murders of U.S. expats
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Accused serial killer ‘Wild Bill’ Holbert asks forgiveness for murders of U.S. expats

AFP and The Tico Times - February 20, 2017

PANAMA CITY, Panama – Accused U.S. serial killer William "Wild Bill" Holbert asked for forgiveness Monday for the crimes attributed to him in Panama and said that…

Plastic bottles recycled into eco-village in the jungle of Bocas del Toro
Environment
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Environment
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Plastic bottles recycled into eco-village in the jungle of Bocas del Toro

Kristel Segeren - December 7, 2016

ISLA COLÓN, Panama – It’s about 35 °C and the sun shines vigorously on Isla Colón, the main island of Bocas del Toro, Panama. Not the best…

PHOTOS: Hurricane Otto begins path of destruction through Central America
Caribbean
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Caribbean
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PHOTOS: Hurricane Otto begins path of destruction through Central America

AFP - November 23, 2016

Otto, the tropical storm that returned to Category 1 hurricane status on Wednesday evening, has already begun affecting parts of Panama and Nicaragua. The sixth Atlantic storm of the…

African migrants on honor system as Costa Rican officials search for solutions
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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African migrants on honor system as Costa Rican officials search for solutions

Zach Dyer - May 16, 2016

The recently announced airlift of nearly 4,000 Cuban migrants from Panama to Mexico's border with the U.S. marks a stark contrast with the treatment of fellow migrants…

Panama to send 3,800 US-bound Cubans to Mexico
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Cuban migrants
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Panama to send 3,800 US-bound Cubans to Mexico

AFP - May 9, 2016

PANAMA CITY — Panama has reached a deal to transfer nearly 4,000 U.S.-bound Cubans stranded on its territory to Mexico, an official said on Sunday, but added…

Iceland premier resigns in Panama Papers scandal
Business
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Business
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Iceland premier resigns in Panama Papers scandal

David Williams | AFP - April 5, 2016

REYKJAVIK, Iceland -- Iceland's prime minister resigned Tuesday, becoming the first political victim of a mushrooming worldwide scandal over hidden offshore financial dealings exposed in the so-called Panama…

Panama and ‘Panama Papers’ law firm under the media’s lenses
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Business
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Panama and ‘Panama Papers’ law firm under the media’s lenses

Juan José Rodríguez | AFP - April 4, 2016

PANAMA CITY, Panama — The law firm at the heart of the "Panama Papers" scandal was on lockdown on Monday, with private security guards keeping a small but…

Spik Up! Say What?
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Spik Up! Say What?

Cas Ayala - April 2, 2016

Three days after Revista Summa published its piece on the launch of Florida Ice and Farm's new drink, "Spik Up," Fabrizio Ureña, a radio producer and English…

Venezuela, Colombia woes drag down Panama’s free trade zone
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Business
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Venezuela, Colombia woes drag down Panama’s free trade zone

AFP - February 26, 2016

PANAMA CITY – Panama's free trade zone -- the biggest in Latin America -- is in crisis in large part because of economic woes sapping major export customers…

Panama looks to GM mosquitoes to combat Zika
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Panama looks to GM mosquitoes to combat Zika

AFP - February 5, 2016

PANAMA CITY – Panama is mulling releasing millions of genetically modified mosquitoes on its territory to combat the spread of the Zika virus, a prominent health official told…