Coiba Heading Towards Endangered List

If Panama does not show substantial progress in protecting the marine species of its Coiba National Park , the UNESCO World Heritage Committee will consider moving the wildlife reserve to its list of endangered sites next year. Located in the Gulf of Chiriqui, Coiba is a 430,825-acre marine reserve composed of 38 islands and the…

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US Gives Panama ARV Drugs and HIV Tests

The President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief of the United States, also known as PEPFAR, donated 6,354 bottles of antiretroviral therapy and 20,000 packages of rapid HIV tests to Panama. The medication was delivered on Wednesday to the Ministry of Health, which has 17 antiretroviral therapy clinics serving about 16,000 patients throughout the country. The…

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