Rain brings both help and harm for Australia fires.

https://www.cnn.com/2020/01/16/australia/australia-weather-intl-hnk/index.html Severe thunderstorms are pelting some regions of Australia suffering from historic wildfires with powerful rain and large hail.The storms could bring some much-needed relief to the firefighters battling some of the worst blazes the country has seen in decades. But forecasters say it’s not yet clear if the rain will fall where …

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Nito’s “swamp cleaning” update. More cannibalism in Public Ministry.

https://www.laestrella.com.pa/nacional/200116/200115-cae-segundo-fiscal-ministerio-publico In a second case of alleged corruption in the Public Prosecutor’s Office, an official of the Office of the Specialized Prosecutor for Drug-related Crimes is investigated for the commission of the crime against public administration. The incident was reported through a statement from the Public Prosecutor’s Office in which …

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Help coming to aid pollution in Costa del Este.

https://www.prensa.com/impresa/panorama/marea-verde-recibira-fondos-internacionales-para-proyecto/ An initiative of the Green Tide Foundation, which will integrate a mechanical device equipped with artificial intelligence to the garbage container barrier (BOB) that since the beginning of 2019 was installed at the mouth of the Matías Hernández river, in Costa del Este, was chosen as the most outstanding …

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Martinelli officially files complaints against Porcell and Varela

https://www.prensa.com/impresa/panorama/despues-de-la-posicion-de-eu-martinelli-pone-querellas/ After knowing that the United States Department of State will inform the Public Prosecutor’s Office (MP) that the former president Ricardo Martinelli does not apply the principle of specialty and, therefore, other processes can be advanced, his lawyers filed complaints against the former head of MP Kenya Porcell, and …

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Emails quiet as a church mouse from the “Brigade” on this.

https://www.prensa.com/judiciales/fiscal-confirma-hallazgo-de-cadaveres-en-una-fosa-de-la-comunidad-el-terron-comarca-ngabe-bugle/ The superior prosecutor of Bocas del Toro, Rafael Baloyes , confirmed this Thursday, January 16, the discovery of seven bodies in a grave in the community of El Terrón , in the Ngäbe Buglé region . + info National Police confirms grave finding after capture of sect members in the Ngäbe Buglé region These are victims …

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Cult Killings in the Ngäbe Buglé Region

Authorities uncovered seven bodies in a common grave in the Santa Catalina District of the Ngäbe Buglé region on Wednesday night. The victims, which included one adult and six minors between the ages of one to 17 years, were allegedly killed as part of rituals performed by members of The New Light of God cult in…

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$11 Million Fund Gives Marea Verde Money to Clean up Panama River

Panama’s Marea Verde foundation is the first of of nine organizations to receive funding from a total of $11 million to prevent plastic waste from entering the world’s rivers and oceans The funding – awarded through a partnership between The Coca-Cola Foundation and the Benioff Ocean Initiative at the University of California Santa Barbara’s Marine Science…

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Domestic Workers Get a $25 Raise

Domestic workers will now earn $25 a month more as of January 15, 2020. Established by Executive Decree 424, the minimum salary thus increases from $275 to $300 in Region 1, which includes Panama, Colon, San Miguelito, David, Santiago, Chitré, Aguadulce, Penonomé, Bocas del Toro, La Chorrera, Arraiján, Capira, Chame, Antón, Natá, Las Tablas, Bugaba, Boquete, Taboga, San…

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In Loving Memory of Keith Allan Gardiner ◈ February 21, 1991-October 10, 2019

(español abajo) On October 10, 2019, Keith Allan Gardiner, loving son, brother and devoted boyfriend, passed away suddenly in a boating accident while spearfishing off Bastimentos Island. He is survived by his parents and two older sisters, Derek, Laurie, Kristin and Kayleen Gardiner.  Keith was born and raised in Canada and, after receiving a Business […]
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