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Twelve inmates killed in prison shootout near Panama City

18 Dec 2019

PANAMA CITY At least 12 people were killed and another 13 were injured during a shootout among inmates at a jail near Panama City on Tuesday, officials said.

Twelve inmates killed in prison shootout near Panama City

18 Dec 2019

PANAMA CITY At least 12 people were killed and another 13 were injured during a shootout among inmates at a jail near Panama City on Tuesday, officials said.

South Korean consortium beats Chinese rivals on bids to build Panama metro line

19 Nov 2019

PANAMA CITY A consortium led by South Korea's Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co presented the most competitive bid to a tender for building the third subway line in Panama City, authorities said on Monday, beating two Chinese rivals.

'Panama Papers' law firm sues Netflix over film based on scandal

17 Oct 2019

PANAMA CITY Mossack Fonseca, a Panamanian law firm at the centre of the "Panama Papers" scandal, has filed a lawsuit against Netflix Inc over its new movie based on the case, accusing the video streaming company of defamation and seeking to stop the film's release.

REFILE-'Panama Papers' law firm sues Netflix over film based on scandal

17 Oct 2019

PANAMA CITY, Oct 16 Mossack Fonseca, a Panamanian law firm at the center of the "Panama Papers" scandal, has filed a lawsuit against Netflix, accusing the video streaming heavyweight of defamation in a new movie based on the case and seeking to stop its immanent release.

U.S. urges Colombia and Central America to help stem migration

23 Aug 2019

PANAMA CITY The U.S. government on Thursday called on Central American and Colombian authorities to help curb illegal immigration to the United States, widening the net of countries the Trump administration has sought to enlist to contain the phenomenon.

Vessels from Venezuela can still transit Panama Canal: authority

17 Aug 2019

PANAMA CITY The Panama Canal will allow vessels coming from Venezuela to transit the waterway provided they present the necessary paperwork, the canal authority's chief said on Wednesday, suggesting a new round of U.S. sanctions on the South American country may not make any difference to canal traffic.

UPDATE 3-Vessels from Venezuela can still transit Panama Canal -authority

17 Aug 2019

PANAMA CITY, Aug 16 The Panama Canal will allow vessels coming from Venezuela to transit the waterway provided they present the necessary paperwork, the canal authority's chief said on Wednesday, suggesting a new round of U.S. sanctions on the South American country may not make any difference to canal traffic.

Panama court finds ex-president Martinelli not guilty of spying charges

10 Aug 2019

PANAMA CITY A Panamanian court on Friday declared former president Ricardo Martinelli not guilty of charges that he spied on 150 people, including politicians, union leaders and journalists during his 2009-2014 presidency, and ordered his release.

Panama says withdrawing flag from tanker towed to Iran, cites violations

21 Jul 2019

PANAMA CITY Panama's maritime authority said on Saturday it had begun the process of withdrawing the registration of an oil tanker called MT Riah, which was towed to Iran after it disappeared from ship tracking maps in the Strait of Hormuz on July 14.

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