Editorials: Land tenure progress; and Today’s kids

El Himno Istmeño is the national anthem, but we also have original nations here, with anthems of their own. Here Emiliano Caisamo plays the Embera anthem. Archive photo by Eric Jackson. A tiny start on a huge land tenure problem Over what was a long holiday weekend for most Panamanians, MiAmbiente made an important policy […]

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Swedish girl compelled to promote climate measures is chastised by my President. #asshole

OP ED: James “JB” Bryson- I find it so crazy that “any” leader, can find “any” issue with what this young lady has done to promote conversation over climate change. When most “tweens” are wondering what is happening with the Jonas Brothers or the newest PlayStation game, this one is …

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Cyber threats and computer bullshit to continue in 2020 and beyond.

https://www.laestrella.com.pa/cafe-estrella/tecnologia/191212/principales-amenazas-ciberseguridad-dominaran-2020 The impact of cybercrime will undoubtedly grow in the coming years. Cybersecurity Ventures statistics reveal that such crimes will cost the world $ 6 billion by 2021, compared to $ 3 billion in 2015. This represents the largest economic transfer in history, its amount exceeds, for example, the illegal transfer …

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Peru essentially indicts former “VP” over Odebrecht bribes.

https://www.prensa.com/mundo/peru-juez-envia-a-prision-a-exnumero-dos-del-presidente-vizcarra-por-caso-odebrecht/ A judge sent César Villanueva , former number two of the current Peruvian government on Wednesday , accused of obstructing the investigations against him for allegedly receiving illegal payments from the Brazilian construction company Odebrecht a decade ago. “I declare the request of the Prosecutor’s Office for 18 months of preventive detention against César Villanueva …

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Hightower, Who’s afraid?

Not ordinary Democrats or independents – just insurance companies, lobbyists, and old-line politicians. Supporters rally for universal health care in Chicago. Shutterstock photo. Who’s afraid of Medicare for All? by Jim Hightower – OtherWords We might expect that corporate billionaires and Koch-funded Republican right-wingers would be howl-at-the-moon opponents of a wealth tax, Medicare-for-All, and other […]

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Annual Music Festival Donates $1,000 to High School Marching Band

español abajo In 2018, Eric Veenstra attended a fundraiser for the award-winning high school marching band from the Colegio Rogelio Josue Ibarra, Dr. Jose “Pasito” Anderson Banda de Musica. They had just been invited to perform in Mexico and were raising funds for their travel. Veenstra was blown away by the performance and vowed to […]
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