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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New lineup in Panamanian justice’s big leagues — will it matter?

Magistrate Maribel Cornejo’s first day on the job, with encouragement from Archbishop Ulloa. Supreme Court photo. Pivot time for Panamanian justice, or… ? by Eric Jackson Two main events, perhaps watersheds, are beginning to make themselves felt down the lines of Panamanian criminal justice. Two of the three magistrates of the Supreme Court’s penal bench […]

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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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