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News Panama » Government: Nicaragua’s US$50b rival to Panama Canal ‘going ahead slowly’ as funding evaporates and Chinese investor keeps low profile

News channel or source: http://www.scmp.com/news/world/americas/article/2134250/nicaraguas-us50b-rival-panama-canal-going-ahead-slowly-funding
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Monica Lopez said there was always suspicion that the Chinese government was behind Wang’s investment. “But the 19 trade accords China signed last year with Panama show that its interest is focused” on Panama, a wealthier nation with an already ...

News Panama » Government: Panama Canal Working to Increase LNG Vessel Capacity as Demand Grows

News channel or source: http://gcaptain.com/panama-canal-working-to-increase-lng-vessel-capacity-as-demand-grows/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

according to the Panama Canal Authority. Currently, all U.S. LNG exports are made from Cheniere’s export terminal in Sabine Pass, Texas, the only facility in the contiguous United States that has received government approval for LNG exports. More than 60 ...

News Panama » Government: Eracism: locals tell stories of Panama City's segregated past

News channel or source: http://www.wjhg.com/content/news/474922243.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

At the Bay County Government Center, locals shared their experiences of growing up with the tough realities of racism. Matthew Shack, another Panama City local, recounted having a white friend named David as a young boy. Both were introduced to racism ...

News Panama » Government: The Silent US Invasion of Panama

News channel or source: https://thewire.in/222868/silent-us-invasion-panama/
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

The government of Panama “will allow up to 415 members of the US Air Force to occupy national territory during the first half of 2018, wearing uniforms and carrying arms”. The journalist Eliécer Navarro, of the daily Crítica, of the Panamanian ...

News Panama » Government: Panama Supreme Court judge withdraws draft ruling against marriage

News channel or source: http://www.washingtonblade.com/2018/02/16/panama-supreme-court-judge-withdraws-draft-ruling-marriage/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

The government of Panama — which is among the countries that recognize the American Convention on Human Rights the Inter-American Court of Human Rights enforces — has signaled it will comply with the decision. It remains unclear whether conservative ...

News Panama » Government: Alltemp Introduces SEI Corp as Exclusive Distributor for Panama

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096488586/Alltemp-Introduces-SEI-Corp-as-Exclusive-Distributor-for-Panama?src=RSS
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

On December 28, 2017, the Panamanian Ministry of Commerce and Industry published resolutions in Official Gazette No. 28434-A, regulating the Panamanian air conditioning market, which the Government of Panama projects will save over $100 million in annual ...

News Panama » Government: Venezuelan pastor fills power void left by opposition

News channel or source: http://www.semissourian.com/story/2487573.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

But some anti-government activists see his longshot candidacy ... With his wife, who is also a pastor, Bertucci leads the Venezuelan wing of the Maranatha church, a Panama-based Pentecostal movement started in 1974 and claiming to have 500 churches ...

News Panama » Government: In autocratic China, leakers beware

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/msn/in-autocratic-china-leakers-beware/ar-BBJq6NB
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

When the Panama Papers linked President Xi Jinping's brother-in-law ... They ordered censors into action, and then returned to business as usual. "The only thing government did was very carefully remove all references in the Chinese language from websites ...

News Panama » Government: Jailed ex-Panama president released from US jail on $1 mn bond

News channel or source: https://uk.news.yahoo.com/jailed-ex-panama-president-released-us-jail-1-191611277.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Martinelli, president of Panama from 2009 to 2014, was arrested in June 2017 at the request of the Panamanian government and held in a federal prison in Miami. He can now return to his Miami residence, but must surrender his passport and periodically ...

News Panama » Government: Canada taxman signs Panama Papers search warrants

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/canada-taxman-signs-panama-papers-search-warrants-211839180.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government has said it hopes to recover Can$2.6 billion ($2.1 billion US) from tax evaders. The CRA said it is pursuing other criminal investigations related to the Panama Papers leak. In total, the agency has 42 ...