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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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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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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