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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Some things to do coming up / Algunas cosas para hacer a continuación

The Chinese-Panamanian business and professional women put on their Kite Festival every year, which is for everyone who might be interested. Lots of non-Chinese will be there, and may notice the Confucian family values nature of the festivities.   Las mujeres profesionales y de negocios china-panameñas organizan su Festival de Cometas cada año, que es […]

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Hightower, The next wave of refugees

The prospect of a 2 percent tax on wealth over $50 million has rich Americans considering expatriating. Shutterstock graphic. America’s rich refugee crisis by Jim Hightower — OtherWords This is a make or break year for many migrants seeking to improve their families’ financial conditions. They say they’re being persecuted in their homeland, yet they […]

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A tropical child

A Tuesday market scene at Picasso’s in Coronado. Photo by Eric Jackson.   Contact us by email at fund4thepanamanews@gmail.com   To fend off hackers, organized trolls and other online vandalism, our website comments feature is switched off. Instead, come to our Facebook page to join in the discussion.   These links are interactive — click […]

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US Social Security & federal benefits / Seguro Social de EEUU, etc.

This visit does not deal with passports but you will need one to participate Esta visita no trata con pasaportes pero necesitará uno para participar US Social Security Services and other Federal BenefitsPanama City – February 3-7, 2020 The US Embassy in Panama is pleased to announce that representatives from the Regional Federal Benefits Unit […]

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Hightower, Felonious democracy

The leaders of our democracy don’t actually like it when people participate, but Americans are a rebellious bunch. “Kayaktivists” rally against fossil fuel infrastructure in Portland. Photo by Rick Rappaport. Felonious democracy by Jim Hightower – OtherWords The awful truth about the corporate and governmental power elites in our democratic society is that they really […]

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