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Tokyo 2020: Panamanian Gianna Woodruff qualifies for the semifinals of the 400 meter hurdles
The Panamanian athlete, Gianna Woodruff, finished second in her elimination heat of 400 meters hurdles, with a time of 55.49 seconds and qualified for the semifinals that will take place next Monday, August 2 at 5:35 a.m. (Panama time).
Panama reports 915 new COVID-19 cases and 10 deaths in 24 hours
There are a total of 415,265 recovered patients and 434,460 accumulated cases of COVID-19 in Panama.
President Cortizo announces circuits where vaccination sweeps will be held in the first week of August
In the next day of sweeping vaccination, it is expected to immunize 429,904 people against COVID-19.
Validity of driver's licenses extended and penalties for expired license plates suspended
The ATTT extended the provisional suspension of the application of the offense for circulating with expired license plates, until August 31, 2021.
Mining Chamber calls for transparency in contract renegotiation with Minera Panama
After the Government announced the beginning of the renegotiation of the contract with Minera Panama, the Mining Chamber of Panama (Camipa) urged both parties to maintain "timely and sufficient communication to public opinion", to preven...
Minister Pino: Panama has a controlled flow of migrants
When the Minister of Security, Juan Pino, was consulted about the preparation that Panama has to receive the thousands of migrants who are stranded in Colombia, he explained that it has a controlled flow policy because its goal is not to...
Court of Appeals confirms provisional arrest linked to the robbery of Bella Vista jewelry
The Superior Court of Appeals confirmed this measure considering that there are procedural risks such danger for the community, flight and others.
Eighth day of oral trial ends in the Pinchazos case with reading of case reports
The oral trial of former President Martinelli for the Pinchazos case will resume at 9:00 am on Monday, August 2.
Man accused of abusing his disabled daughter from 2008 to 2021 arrested
The victim, who suffers from a physical and mental disability, was allegedly abused since she was 8 years old.
Director of the CSS considers requesting support from the ILO to assess the actuarial situation
The director of the CSS Enrique Lau confirmed that, together with the Minister of Labor and Labor Development Doris Zapata, he has been in communication with the ILO.
Tokyo 2020: Gianna Woodruff will run at 7:16 pm on Friday Panama Time
Panamanian athlete Gianna Woodruff will seek to qualify for the semifinals of the women's 400 meters hurdles at Tokyo 2020.
330,000 doses of the anticovid vaccines have been applied in drive-in vaccination
According to the Active 20-30 Club, daily between 8,000 and 9,000 appointments are scheduled to receive the dose of the anticovid vaccine in their cars.
Cigarettes, drugs, cell phones and other items found in a car near the Colón Penitentiary Center
The National Police and the Colón Penitentiary System in a coordinated action confiscated what was found inside the vehicle.
Rain is expected until Sunday due to the passage of Tropical Wave # 22 over Panama
The tropical wave will interact with the Intertropical Convergence Zone and a low pressure system.
Robinhood IPO: Why It Might Be Time to Move Your Crypto Out of Robinhood?
Robinhood revently raised close to $2 billion in IPO. The amount is not very impressive for the company that was valued at $32 prior going public. Robinhood gained popularity during the 2020 pandemic when meme stocks had blown up on soci...
BitPay Adds Litecoin Global Support, Newegg First to Jump On Board
World’s largest provider of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency payment services, BitPay, today announced support for Litecoin in the BitPay Wallet app. Newegg will become the first merchant to accept Litecoin through BitPay just as it was the fi...
Billie Eilish's Music and Style Evolution
In light of the singers second studio album, Happier Than Ever, dropping tomorrow, see how she has transformed from the drop of Ocean Eyes in 2015 to now.
Can better tech make video meetings less excruciating?
Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Edward Yau Tang-wah described cruise to nowhere as an extension of local tours and a good start for the tourism sector after 18 months of “freezing winter.”
House LO by Atelier Lina Bellovicova
Designed by Atelier Lina Bellovicova, House LO marks the country’s first residential project to use hempcrete, a sustainable and fire-and-mold-resistant material.
These are the new UNESCO World Heritage Sites
A prehistoric solar observatory in the middle of a desert. A decades-old railway that bisects two soaring mountain ranges. Striking art etched into rocks that dates back 7,000 years.
Facebook whistleblower turned down $64G severance package that would have bought her silence: report
Data scientist Sophie Zhang said she found coordinated inauthentic behavior linked to governments in numerous countries
Amazon hit with $886m fine for alleged data law breach
Amazon has been hit with an $886.6m (£636m) fine for allegedly breaking European Union data protection laws.
Cuomo begs businesses to return to NYC after devastating shutdown
The governor suggested that workers return to their offices by Labor Day
Elon Musk slams Apple app store fees
Apple takes a commission of 15 to 30 percent on purchases made within apps
Comedian Adam Carolla ‘blacklisted’ by Hollywood says it's a 'small price to pay' for free speech
Carolla's comments come on the heels of Tim Allen speaking out against cancel culture in a tweet
Google bans ‘sugar daddy’ apps from Android store
The change will take effect Sept. 1, according to Google.
Saudi culture minister meets with French counterpart, UNESCO chief in Rome
Saudi Minister of Culture Prince Badr Bin Abdullah Bin Farhan held separate meetings here on Friday with his French counterpart Roselyne Bachelot and Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organizatio...
Saudi Arabia, UK seek to boost cooperation in space economy
Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Space Commission (SSC) Eng. Abdullah Amer Al-Sawaha met here on Thursday with British Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Kwasi Kwarteng, as part of his visit to...
WHO Urges Action To Suppress Covid Before Deadlier Variants Emerge
The highly-transmissible variant, first detected in India, has now surfaced in 132 countries and territories, the World Health Organization said.
Harvard-Led Scientific Team to Scan Space in Search of Alien Civilization Traces
The possibility of alien technology allowing travel between stars and galaxies has long engaged the minds of space enthusiasts, even though there is no credible evidence that the technology exists.
COVID-19 Delta Variant Not Specifically Targeting Children, Says WHO
The WHO's Covid-19 technical lead Maria Van Kerkhove said the evidence showed that the variant first detected in India was rather being transmitted among people who were socially mixing.
Indigenous Residential School Scandal Rocks Canada's Self-Image
Thousands died at the schools, and many were subjected to physical and sexual abuse, according to an investigative commission that concluded the Canadian government engaged in "cultural genocide."
Thieves Flee With "Substantial" Haul After Robbing Jewellery Store In Paris: Report
"We have from time to time a wave of these robberies" Yoann Moras, an official from police union Alliance, told BFM TV.
US Treasury Ordered To Hand Donald Trump's Tax Records Over To Congress
The Justice Department said the House Ways and Means Committee had a legitimate reason to see them.
Pfizer says third dose of vaccine could boost protection against Delta
A third dose of the Pfizer vaccine could “strongly” boost protection against the Delta variant, according to claims made by the firm and its partner BioNTech.
Man Gets Suspended Jail Term For Assaulting England's Medical Officer
Estate agent Lewis Hughes pleaded guilty to assaulting Chris Whitty last month and was sentenced to eight weeks in prison, suspended for two years.
Woman Drives For Months In US With Two Dead Children In Car; Arrested
The 33-year-old had stuffed her niece's body into a suitcase and put it in the trunk as long ago as May last year, continuing to use the car normally, according to the Baltimore Sun.
Panamanian Runner Gianna Woodruff enters running track this Friday in Tokyo 2020
Panamanian participation in the athletics of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games starts this Friday, July 30, with the runner Gianna Woodruff, who will compete in the 400 meters hurdles.
Foreign Minister Mouynes says she verified the situation of irregular migrants near the border between Colombia and Panama
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Erika Mouynes , revealed on the afternoon of this Thursday, July 29, that she corroborated in the company of her counterpart Marta Lucía Ramírez the difficult situation of a large group of irregular migra...
Panama reports 1,022 COVID-19 cases and 6 deaths
The Minsa adds that 6 deaths have been registered in the last hours, which brings the deaths caused by COVID-19 to 6,798.
Government will dispurse $100 million in Cepadem starting September
The Government will make the transfer to the National Bank to make the payment of the Cepadem effective.
Panama decrees alert after African swine fever is found in the Dominican Republic
Panama declared an animal health alert due to the detection of "African Swine Fever (ASF)" in the Dominican Republic, announced this Thursday, July 29, the Minister of Agricultural Development, Augusto Valderrama.
They present before the Assembly a project that dictates the Budget for fiscal 2022
The General State Budget for fiscal 2022, approved by the Cabinet Council, amounts to $25.13 billion.
Panama applied 112,723 doses of vaccines against covid-19 this Wednesday
Of the total number of vaccines against covid-19 applied, 101,528 were from the pharmaceutical company Pfizer and 11,195 from AstraZeneca.
Mayor of Santiago meets with justices of the peace to coordinate sanctions for those who violate the decrees
The mayor of Santiago decreed this Wednesday the prohibition of parties, dance events and shows in venues to mitigate COVID-19 infections.
Prosecutor González on reading the evidence: 'it is the intimate information of many Panamanians whose communications were intercepted'
During the morning session of the seventh day of the trial that follows former President Ricardo Martinelli, for the alleged commission of the crimes of illegal interception of communications and monitoring, between 2012 and 2014, the re...
CSS has received 1,600 requests for exceptional maternity payments, delivery of documents is due this Saturday
Insured women who are pregnant or who have already given birth, with suspended employment contracts, have until July 31, 2021 to make their requests.
Carles: Law initiative proposes a liquidity injection to fund productive sectors' salaries
Luis Ernesto Carles said that "the strategy is to create a special fund. The World Bank, IDB and ECLAC recommend direct transfers to private companies."
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