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US destroys old chemical weapons left in Panama

Panama - The United States has started destroying a stock of old, World War II-era chemical weapons it left in Panama decades ago, the foreign ministry said.

Detained Mexican ex-governor on hunger strike in Panama

Panama - A former Mexican governor detained in Panama pending extradition proceedings on graft charges is on a hunger strike to protest violations of his human rights, one of his lawyers said Wednesday.

Blackout hits flights in Panama, a major Latin America hub

Panama - A blackout at Panama's main international airport -- a major hub for Latin America -- caused more than 200 flights to be canceled and many others delayed on Monday, airport officials said.

China's FM to visit Panama under new diplomatic ties

Panama - Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi will visit Panama at the end of this week, according to officials -- three months after the countries established diplomatic ties at the expense of Taiwan.

Two ex-ministers arrested in Panama in Odebrecht bribe probe

Panama - Two ex-ministers have been arrested and were being detained Thursday in Panama as part of a probe into bribes paid by Brazilian construction group Odebrecht in exchange for public work contracts, prosecutors said.

Panama moves to extradite Mexican ex-governor in graft case

Panama - Panama moved closer Wednesday to extraditing Mexican ex-governor Roberto Borge, putting him in the foreign ministry's hands to be sent home within 60 days' time.

Panama opens embassy in China after cutting Taiwan ties

Panama - Panama announced Tuesday it has opened an embassy in China after cutting diplomatic ties with Taiwan in June.

China lands diplomatic punch to Taiwan by winning over Panama

Panama - China delivered another diplomatic punch to Taiwan on Tuesday by establishing relations with Panama at the expense of Taipei, further isolating the island's Beijing-skeptic government.

Copa pilots in Panama threaten strike over pay

Panama - Dozens of pilots with Panama's main carrier Copa Airlines protested outside Panama City's international airport on Thursday in an intensifying campaign for higher pay.

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega dead at 83

Panama - Panama's former dictator Manuel Noriega, who was on the CIA payroll, ousted from power by US troops in 1989, and spent years in prison for drug trafficking and money laundering, has died aged 83, authorities said.

From dictator to detainee: Noriega's turbulent past

Panama - The late Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, who rose to power while working for the CIA, ruled ruthlessly 1983-1989 and was ousted by a US military invasion.

Noriega, former CIA agent who got on wrong side of the US

Panama - The late Manuel Antonio Noriega's public persona was extinguished nearly three decades ago, when the United States toppled him in an invasion that spoke volumes about Cold War tensions at the time.

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega dead at 83

Panama - Panama's former dictator Manuel Antonio Noriega, who died in Panama City late Monday, was physically diminished after decades of imprisonment for crimes committed during his 1983-1989 rule.

Panama Papers law firm partners get bail

Panama - The partners of the law firm at the heart of the Panama Papers scandal were given bail pending further legal action over allegations they helped launder money related to a huge Brazilian bribery case.

Panama seizes ex-president's helicopter over bribery claims

Panama - Panama on Tuesday seized a helicopter belonging to a wealthy former president, Ricardo Martinelli, whose family is under suspicion of accepting bribes from a Brazilian construction group.

Law firm at heart of Panama Papers a shadow of its former self

Panama - Panama has a new tourist attraction: the building hosting the offices of the Mossack Fonseca law firm at the heart of the Panama Papers scandal.

Panama creates anti-narco force as drug seizures rise

Panama - Panama's president on Friday presented a new elite counternarcotics police unit to combat smuggling of increased cocaine production in neighboring Colombia.The Eagle force, as it is called, consists of 300 officers with access to intelligence.

Assets in Panama banks reach record level despite 'Panama Papers'

Panama - Banks based in Panama managed a record level of assets last year -- $121 billion -- despite fallout from the "Panama Papers" scandal, an industry body in the Central American country said Thursday.

Panama ex-dictator Noriega remains in critical state after surgery

Panama - Panama's former dictator, Manuel Noriega, remained in a critical condition on Wednesday following surgery to remove a benign brain tumor, one of his daughters told AFP."We have no news.

Thousands protest in Panama against corruption

Panama - Thousands marched in Panama on Thursday to protest a scandal over huge bribes paid by a Brazilian company in exchange for public contracts.
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