Official handoff to new Comptroller.

https://www.laestrella.com.pa/nacional/191230/humbert-entrega-llaves-despacho-nuevo-contralor-gerardo-solis Federico Humbert made the official delivery of the keys of the superior office to the new comptroller, Gerardo Solís, marking the end of the transition process. Solís will begin his duties next Thursday, January 2, 2020. The symbolic delivery of the keys occurred in parallel to a tour of …

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A birthday note (2): National defense and the emerging main economic story

Panama’s national defense starts not so much with men and women bearing weapons of death and destruction laying in wait along our shores for some armed enemy. It’s about men and women shoring up the shores, replanting mangrove forests, battling rising seas and ocean pollution, creating new coral reefs and fish hatcheries, and in general […]

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Biosimilar medication extends breast cancer treatment to millions

Trastuzumab will save women’s lives in communities where nobody can afford the market price for the patented drug. Photo by the World Health Organization, a UN agency. WHO prequalifies first biosimilar medicine to increase worldwide access to life-saving breast cancer treatment by the World Health Organization Today – December 198 – the World Health Organization […]

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Wakamo, Save the minors

Driven by greed, Major League Baseball wants to kill 42 franchises in the towns that made baseball America’s pastime. Shutterstock photo. Save the Minor Leagues! by Brian Wakamo – OtherWords Baseball had an exciting year — breakout stars, a major cheating scandal, a seven-game World Series. And now it’s capping off the year with a […]

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Reich, Fraud in a high place

He also cheated Panama on taxes when he had an interest in what was the Trump Ocean Club, the building with the curve here. Photo by Eric Jackson. A blatant fraudster occupies the highest office in the land by Robert Reich Newly released documents reveal major inconsistencies between metrics Trump reported to New York City […]

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