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Three apprehended and 1,344 drug packages seized in Isla Casayeta
A total of 1,344 packages of alleged illicit substances were seized by units of the National Aeronaval Service (Senan) in Isla Casayeta, Archipelago de las Perlas.
Twitter acquires newsletter publishing service Revue
Announcement comes just a day after Twitter rolled out its 'Birdwatch' pilot program
30 people arrested in Bella Vista for breaking the curfew
About 30 people who were inside a commercial premises on Calle 51, Bella Vista, were detained for violating the curfew and the sanitary regulations established by the Ministry of Health to counteract the spread of covid-19.
Carnival canceling more cruises as coronavirus numbers spike
Nation averaging 170K cases per day as vaccine rollout flounders
Panama reduces 30% of the new infections of the coronavirus in a week
New cases of the Covid-19 disease were reduced by 30.3% during the epidemiological week that ended last Saturday, compared to the previous week.
Wirecard executive fled by private jet to Belarus as firm collapsed
Jan Marsalek, Wirecard’s ex-COO who is on Interpol’s most-wanted list, fled in June shortly before Wirecard filed for insolvency.
Covid-19 cases decrease notably in San Miguelito, Samaria registers higher incidence
The San Miguelito district registers a significant drop in covid-19 cases. From 500 daily positive cases, the sector decreased to a 150 at most.
iOS 14: Here’s Why There’s An Orange Dot On Your iPhone
Is there an orange dot at the top of your iPhone since upgrading to iOS 14? You’re not alone, here’s why it’s appeared.
Panama reports 914 new COVID-19 cases and 34 deaths
Panama registered this Monday, January 25, some 914 new cases of COVID-19, which raised the number of accumulated infections to 312,158.
Let's get real. Joe Biden, Democrats and America need results much more than unity.
It's time to give Biden's 81 million voters a chance to be heard and Biden a chance to carry out the plans he ran on, even if he has to play hardball.
Beaches will be closed on weekends in Colón to avoid crowds
The authorities of the province of Colón decided this Monday to close its beaches on weekends to avoid crowds and the risks of spreading COVID-19 infections.
Apple hit with another European class action over throttled iPhones
A third class action lawsuit has been filed in Europe against Apple seeking compensation — for what Italy’s Altroconsumo consumer protection agency dubs “planned obsolescence” of a number of iPhone 6 models.
Change of command in the National Police, Gabriel Medina takes the reign
After the appointment of Commissioner Gabriel Medina as the new director of the National Police (PN) of Panama, on the afternoon of this Monday, January 25, the transition process of new commands in that entity was started.
Democrats need an autopsy to figure out why 74 million Americans voted against them
Self-examination and opening lines of communication can be valuable, and no hand-wringing or sacrifice of any Democratic constituencies is necessary.
Let’s Face It, Crazy Times Call for Crazy Tights
There’s a certain time and place for austerity, minimalism, and reservedness, but I would argue that in the total chaos and instability of 2021, well, now is not it.
Surrounded by a Marshy Forest, This Fortress-Like Home
The current owner spent two years updating the glassy interior to create a timeless, modernist look.
The Justice Dept.’s inspector general opens an investigation into any efforts to overturn the election.
A Justice Department watchdog has opened an investigation into whether any current or former officials tried improperly to wield the powers of the department to undo the results of the presidential election.
Biden lifts transgender military ban
President Joe Biden signed an executive order to repeal a Trump-era ban on most transgender Americans joining the military on Monday alongside Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin.
Biden wants unity and democracy. But in the US these have always been in conflict
Its institutions were designed to keep the people out. The new president could have blamed the founding fathers
WhatsApp facing up to €50M privacy fine
The draft penalty would be one of the largest under the European Union’s data protection rules.
Apple Confirms Serious Problem For iPhone 12 Users: it’s dangerous
Apple’s iPhone 12 range is expected to break sales records when the company announces its financial results this week. But now Apple has warned millions of iPhone 12 owners that the range has the potential to cause serious health problems.
EU drops backing for Guaido as Venezuela interim president, Biden renews US support
The EU’s 27 states have said they no longer recognize Juan Guaido as the interim president of Venezuela, despite a call by the European Parliament just days ago for the bloc’s governments not to downgrade his status.
Turn snitch and get rich: Texas teen gives his own dad in to the FBI, pays his way through college
A Texas teenager has turned his father in to the FBI for taking part in the Capitol Hill riot, and pocketed tens of thousands of dollars from liberal admirers in the process.
President Biden Has Reversed Trump's Transgender Military Service Ban
"President Biden believes that gender identity should not be a bar to military service, and that America’s strength is found in its diversity."
370,000 people have filled out a form to get vaccinated against covid-19
To date, more than 370,000 Panamanians have completed the registration form to be vaccinated against covid-19 according to the four phases contemplated, reported the National Authority for Government Innovation (AIG).
Cortizo met with ministers to follow up on the economic reactivation strategy
The President of the Republic, Laurentino Cortizo , held a meeting this Monday with the different ministers of State, as part of the follow-up he carries out on the actions related to the economic reactivation strategy.
MOP announces total closure of the Pan-American highway during the weekend
The Ministry of Public Works of Panama announced the total closure of the Pan-American highway, the Puente de las Américas - Arraiján section from 10:00 pm on Friday, January 29 to 4:00 am on Monday, February 1.
Gabriel Medina appointed as the new director of the National Police
The President of the Republic of Panama, Laurentino Cortizo, appointed Commissioner Gabriel Medina as the new director of the National Police.
‘Jill’s husband’ becomes president — Congressional Hits and Misses
“Oh my gosh, it’s gonna be really cold,” said Sen. Charles E. Grassley as he arrived on the West Front of the Capitol for Joe Biden’s inauguration. But regardless of cold weather and tight security, “Jill’s husband” was sworn in as presi...
Federal authorities say NYT and The Guardian columnist was a secret agent for Tehran
The man charged wrote pro-Iran columns for major the New York Times, The Guardian and other major publications.
Mega-rich recoup COVID-losses in record-time yet billions will live in poverty for at least a decade | Oxfam
The 1,000 richest people on the planet recouped their COVID-19 losses within just nine months, but it could take more than a decade for the world’s poorest to recover from the economic impacts of the pandemic, reveals a new Oxfam report ...
Special Address by Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China | DAVOS AGENDA 2021
Special Address by President of the People's Republic of China, Xi Jinping
Google vs DuckDuckGo
Ultimate comparison between DuckDuckGo and Google is here listing all the reasons why you should switch from Google Search to DuckDuckGo.
The Best Model Street Style at Milan’s Fall 2021 Menswear Shows
It’s been a year since street style lived up to its pre-pandemic exuberance. In a “normal” Fashion Week, we’d post hundreds of images documenting the energy and expressive style of models, editors, buyers, and influencers at the shows.
A Mom of Three Masters Chic Child-Friendly Design at Her Family’s Home in Rotterdam
Parent and interior design newcomer Eva Goedegebuur’s Scandinavian-inspired home proves that good design is for kids and adults alike.
Google is shutting down Loon, balloons project to deliver internet connectivity to remote areas from the stratosphere
Begun nearly a decade ago, Loon was one of the company’s high-profile, cutting-edge efforts. But it was difficult to turn into a business.
Facebook Gives FBI Private Messages Of Users Discussing Capitol Hill Riot
DOJ files charges against alleged rioter after the FBI raided his Facebook account, including private messages and an IP address that plotted his approximate locations.
Polished Kitchens with Dark Wash or Black Kitchen Islands
Darker tones bring contemporary drama and sophistication.
From Micro Chanel Bags to Fendi Dice Earrings, Designers Play with Logo Jewelry for Spring
The Spring/Summer 2021 runways are filled with bold and unexpected branded jewelry.
Amanda Gorman | Roar | Moth GrandSLAM
If you were captivated by Amanda Gorman, the youngest Inaugural Poet in U.S. history, you're not alone. Together, we climb the hill toward a new day.
Creative Two-Tone Wall Ideas That Make a Bold Statement
Looking to make a bold statement in your space? You can't go wrong with two-tone walls.
7 of the Best Foundations for Dry Skin This Winter
Step up your foundation game with these hydrating must-haves for the cold and dry winter months.
CCIAP insists on opening outdoor areas on weekends to promote tourism
The Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama (CCIAP) reiterated this Sunday to the Government to promote tourism, creating the conditions that allow companies in the sector to plan and prepare in the midst of covid-19.
Panama reports 1,393 new COVID-19 cases and 25 deaths in 24 hours
The Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported that for this Sunday, January 24, in Panama, 1,393 new infections of coronavirus are reported, with which the total number of cases in the country rises to 311,244.
Indonesia seizes oil tankers from Iran and Panama
Indonesian authorities on Sunday seized an Iranian and a Panamanian oil tankers suspected of carrying out the illegal transfer of oil in their country's waters, the Maritime Security Agency reported.
Panama applies over 6,000 vaccinations against Covid-19 in five days
A total of 6,412 vaccines against covid-19 have been applied since the arrival of the first 12,840 doses of Pfizer in Panama, as detailed by the digital vaccination meter enabled by the Government Innovation Authority (AIG).
Berrío: COVID-19 vaccine found in people who did not correspond to them
The Vice Minister of Health of Panama, Ivette Berrío, announced this Sunday that they have detected the vaccine against COVID-19 in people outside the phase 1 groups.
McGregor's failed comeback, knocked out by Poirier
Conor McGregor's made his latest comeback this Sunday in Abu Dhabi. The Irish Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter was knocked out by American Dustin Poirier in the second round of the UFC bout.
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