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Doctors' coats turned into Covid-fighting art in Panama

Panama - Artist Genaro Rodriguez was so moved after being commissioned to turn a Covid-19 doctor's white coat into a piece of art that he likened the experience to "painting a superhero's cape.

'Superfungus' threatens last Panamanian golden frogs

Panama - Cocooned from the outside world, some 200 critically endangered golden frogs are living a sheltered existence in Panama, protected from a devastating fungus that threatens to wipe out a third of the country's amphibian species -- a situation scientists...

Desperation and violence in Panama migrant camp

Marragant - Desperation is palpable in La Penita, an indigenous community in the Panamanian jungle province of Darien where 1,500 migrants have been blocked by the coronavirus pandemic from heading towards the United States.

Panama hospitals on verge of collapse as virus cases surge

Panama - Hospitals in Panama are on the brink of collapse as coronavirus cases spike in the Central American country worst hit by the pandemic, where doctors are already exhausted.

Former Panama presidents charged with money laundering

Panama - Panama's last two presidents, Ricardo Martinelli and Juan Carlos Varela, were charged Thursday with money laundering, as two separate scandals tarnished the political legacy of the former allies turned enemies.

Panama ex-president Martinelli facing corruption charges

Panama - Panama's former president Ricardo Martinelli must face corruption charges just eight months after he was acquitted of spying on political foes, one of his lawyers said on Wednesday.

Panama protest over lifting of quarantine

Panama - Trade unions took to the streets of Panama City on Tuesday in protest at the government's decision to reopen the country's economy, claiming it will lead to a spike in infections and deaths from the coronavirus.

Panama transgender community worried over virus gender rules

Panama - Panama has implemented gender-based social distancing regulations to help tackle the coronavirus crisis, but the move has raised "dread" among members of the transgender community.

Panama to restrict movement by gender during virus quarantine

Panama - The government of Panama on Monday announced strict quarantine measures that separate citizens by gender in an effort to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Passengers transferred from virus-stricken cruise ship off Panama

Panama - Passengers on a virus-stricken cruise liner stranded off Central America were transferred to another ship Saturday, after the US-bound vessel was given permission to pass through the Panama Canal.

Four passengers die on stranded Dutch cruise ship

Panama - Four passengers have died aboard a cruise ship carrying scores of people with flu-like symptoms that has been stranded off the Pacific coast of South America for several days, the liner company said Friday.

Panama begins exhuming remains of victims of 1989 US invasion

Panama - Authorities in Panama on Monday began exhuming a mass grave containing the remains of unknown civilians killed during the 1989 US invasion of the Central American country.

Panama sends police reinforcements to remote area after sect sacrifice

Panama - Panama has sent police reinforcements to a remote indigenous village where locals have been left "terrorized" by the alleged religious sacrifice of six children and a pregnant woman, authorities said on Friday.

Panama police find mass grave after raiding sect

Panama - Prosecutors in Panama have uncovered a mass grave with the bodies of six minors and a pregnant woman in a remote area close to where they raided an obscure religious sect the day before.

Panama marks 20 years in charge of canal, faces climate threat

Panama - Panama on Tuesday marks two decades of control over the vital interoceanic Canal following its return by the United States, but worries over weak traffic and climate change loom.

Panamanians honor victims of US invasion 30 years ago

Panama City - Panamanian relatives of those killed during the 1989 US invasion of the country brought flowers to the graves of their loved ones to honor their memory on the 30th anniversary of the US military action that ousted leader Manuel Noriega.

Op-Ed: Panama Canal Authority will not block Venezuelan vessels

The Panama Canal will still allow vessels from Venezuela to pass through the canal provided they have the necessary paperwork, the chief of the waterway said yesterday. So far, new US sanctions appear not to stop Venezuelan vessels from using the Canal.

Panama ex-president Martinelli acquitted of espionage, corruption

Panama - Panama's ex-president Ricardo Martinelli was acquitted on charges of spying on political foes and misappropriation of public funds in a court decision Friday.The case marked the first time a Panamanian former president was tried in criminal court.

Convict Panama ex-president in criminal graft case: prosecutor

Panama - Panama's public prosecutor asked a court Thursday to make an example of ex-president Ricardo Martinelli, who is accused of spying on political foes, and of graft.

Panama president pledges new beginning in corruption fight

Panama - Panama's new president Laurentino Cortizo took office on Monday faced with the task of sprucing up his corruption-tainted country's image and reviving a floundering economy.
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