IMF Predicts 4.8% Growth for Panama

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says that Panama’s economy may be getting back on its feet in 2020. “We see that there is a clear recovery in the economy. We expect that the economic growth for this year will be of the order 4.8 percent,” said head of mission Alejandro Santos, who also predicted that…
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The Permaculture Project That is Breaking Ground

Stephen Brooks is the founder and primary director of Punta Mona in Costa Rica. He visited Bocas for the first time 20 years ago to work on an irrigation project in a well-known farm near Old Bank. This October 2019, with Aaron Jacobson and Sebastian Torres, the new owners of a Loma Jungle Lodge and […]
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Superhero movie bringing needed jobs to impoverished area of Colon.

https://www.prensa.com/economia/las-plazas-de-empleo-que-genera-la-filmacion-de-escuadron-suicida-ii/ A group of colonists showed satisfaction for the employment opportunity generated by the shooting of the film Suicide Squad II , which uses locations between 7th and 9th streets and Amador Guerrero and Justo Arosemena avenues, in the city of Colon. Sequence of ‘Suicide Squad II’ will be filmed in the …

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Of course I’m back on ODEBRECHT. New faces every week.

https://www.laestrella.com.pa/nacional/200217/continuan-hoy-indagatoria-jaime-lasso-caso-odebrecht The Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor of the Public Prosecutor’s Office (MP) resumed on Monday morning the inquiry followed by the former ambassador of Panama in South Korea, Jaime Lasso, in relation to the Odebrecht case. Lasso, alleged to have received bribes from the Brazilian construction company, showed up at the …

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Suicide Squad Sets Up in Colon

The cast and crew of Suicide Squad 2 are on location in Colon, the degenerate port city on Panama’s Atlantic coast. Filming kicks off among the condemned and ramshackle buildings between 7th and 9th streets and Amador Guerrero and Justo Arosemena avenues. In the radius are five churches, Casa Wilcox, the San Jose La Salle school, the…
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Moana Heads to Puerto Rico

Moana, a baby manatee rescued in Panama, flew to Puerto Rico for rehabilitation Saturday. Ministry of Environment personnel found her undernourished and alone off the coast of San Lorenzo, Colon earlier this month. She was nursed back to traveling condition and put on a private plane, wrapped in wet blankets and towels. Her home for…
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Ms. Pelosi vs Ms. Fu, with editor’s notes and questions — US vs Huawei

The editor’s notes and questions In general * First, admissions of bias. Yours truly, the editor, is a dual US and Panamanian citizen, a Bernie Democrat as a gringo and an independent and anti-imperialist man of left as a panameño. I have pretty much assimilated the ethical principle of free expression, and the skeptical views […]

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