Nito and the economy: real estate and construction

Juan Carlos Varela’s pet project — will it come to fruition in its anticipated form? That this photo has disappeared from the Presidencia’s website is an ordinary if unfortunate attribute of a change of presidents. But some of Nito Cortizo’s comments about the nature and amount of Panama’s debt, the backlog of unfinished public works […]

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We look back at Varela as Nito era begins.

OP ED: Based on what we reported on during the year, thought this would be higher. I’m pissed I can’t rant a bit more. “JB” https://www.prensa.com/politica/millones-dolares-publicidad-gastaron-Varela_0_5339466030.html During the five years of administration of President Juan Carlos Varela , (2014-2019), the investment in advertising amounted to $ 26 million 447 thousand …

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Panama Pride 2019

God save the Queens — even if they may not be especially religious. Huge Pride march from Santa Ana through the Casco Viejo to the Cinta Costera photos by Eric Jackson   Somewhere, under the rainbow… There were people of many nationalities in yesterday’s Pride march, some from countries where they would be in big […]

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Foo, The lowdown on the Libra

Libra could become more successful than other cryptocurrencies because it has the backing of multiple large international corporations. Shutterstock The Libra: what consumers need to know about Facebook’s new cryptocurrency by Ernest Foo, Griffith University Cryptocurrencies have become a global phenomenon in the past few years. Now Facebook is launching it’s own cryptocurrency, in association with […]

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Gandásegui, Baru farmers dispossessed

Farm destruction in Baru. This story was broken by another small online medium, Bayano. Varela bashes Baru farmers on his way out by Marco A. Gandásgui, hijo President Juan Carlos Varela says goodbye to the presidency without fulfilling many of his promises. Perhaps his only legacy will be having established diplomatic relations with the People’s […]

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