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Cuba protest: Artists and activists call for government dialogue
More than 100 Cuban artists have held a protest outside the culture ministry in Havana, against what they say is a state crackdown on dissent.
The protest comes after police broke up a hunger strike calling for the release of a jailed rapper.
122,189 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine have been applied in Panama
The Expanded Immunization Program of the Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported this Monday, March 1, that 122,189 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine have been applied in the country.
Panama reports 505 new COVID-19 cases and 13 deaths in 24 hours
The number of accumulated cases of coronavirus in Panama rose to 341,420 for this Monday, March 1, 2021, while the number of deaths increased to 5,858.
Guatemala: Martinelli's confiscated plane does not meet navigation requirements
The private plane of former President Ricardo Martinelli Berrocal, guarded in Guatemala at the request of the United States, does not meet navigation requirements, reported the ...
Miss Panama announces that transgender women will be accepted
Through a statement, the Miss Panama Organization announced that transgender women will be accepted among the contestants who wish to aspire to the international Miss Universe p...
Over 895,000 students in Panama start the 2021 school year remotely
More than 895 thousand students in Panama take distance classes this Monday, March 1, 2021, as established in the school calendar.
Panama's GDP contracted 17.9% in 2020 due to Covid-19
The total production of goods and services in the Panamanian economy, measured through the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), reflected a contraction of 17.9% during 2020, compared t...
"The country system of Panama is in crisis", Ana Matilde Gómez
The former attorney general and former deputy Ana Matilde Gómez said that after the resignation of Eduardo Ulloa as attorney there is evidence that in Panama there is a crisis i...
Nearly 100,000 People Sign Petition Asking Amazon to Accept Dogecoin
A years-old petition urging Amazon to let customers pay in the cryptocurrency Dogecoin has attracted fresh attention in recent days as members of a popular Reddit community re-s...
Twitter Now Labeling Content for 'Misleading Information' on COVID-19 Vaccines
Back in December, Twitter Safety announced the social media platform would begin prioritizing the "removal of the most harmful misleading information" from users' timelines. Twi...
Microsoft Founder Bill Gates Says Android Crushes Apple - via an iPhone App
Bill Gates let on that he preferred phones running the Android operating system to Apple's iOS because they often came pre-installed with software from Microsoft, the Big Tech g...
FED President Classifies Digital Dollar as High-Priority Project
Jerome Powell, the Federal Reserve (FED) president, treats the digital dollar as a “high priority project.” Powell confirmed in a hearing before the Senate Banking Committee tha...
FATF Says It Is Open to Amending Crypto Travel Rule Guidance
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is open to amending the “travel rule,” its guidance for cryptocurrency exchanges and companies providing crypto services.
Just ONE dose of Pfizer or AstraZeneca vaccine slashes Covid hospitalisations for over-80s by 80%, English study says
A single dose of the Pzifer or AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19 cuts the hospitalisation rate of those aged 80 years and older by 80 percent, Public Health England (PHE) off...
Ex-French President Nicolas Sarkozy Jailed In Corruption Case
A French court on Monday convicted former president Nicolas Sarkozy on charges of corruption and influence peddling, handing him a three-year prison sentence of which two years ...
Bitcoin surges 8% amid Citi comments, China region mining ban
The price of bitcoin surged 8% on Monday after logging its worst weekly performance since March 2020 last week. The move higher follows an upbeat note from Citi and news of a ba...
Ex-Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu and CEO Oscar Grau arrested in Barca raids
Former Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu, his adviser Jaume Masferrer, the club's CEO Oscar Grau and head of legal services Roman Gomez Ponti have been arrested following...
What not to do when choosing a new kitchen – the 9 common mistakes to avoid
Don't let anything stand between you and your dream kitchen
Rampant bullying on clubhouse
For some, social media could be a good way to hang around, except for others, it’s a business, or associate degree shake reality. As “anti-reality” because it could appear, soci...
The Top Supermodels That Dominated Fashion in the '90s
From Linda Evangelista and Naomi Campbell to Kate Moss, Alek Wek, and more, these are the names that ushered in the era of elegance.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock and NHS Sued Over £23.5 Mln Contract With US Data Firm Linked to CIA
Palantir was set up in 2003 by German-born tech billionaire Peter Thiel and four business associates. It specialises in storing big data and allowing corporations and government...
Oxford University COVID-19 Lab Reportedly Hacked by Cyber Gang
Researchers have been scrambling to learn more about SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. So far, the deadly virus has infected more than 113 million people worldwide and...
Church pastor sentenced to 2 years in prison for embezzling $258,000
A church youth pastor was jailed for two years on Friday for embezzling $258,000 from The Bahamas government.
Panama reports 470 COVID-19 cases and 13 deaths in 24 hours
With a total of 470 new cases of Covid-19, Panama raised its total number of infections to 340,915, according to the epidemiological report of the Ministry of Health, 28 February.
Identity card will determine day and time of vaccination against COVID-19
The administrator of the Government Innovation Authority (AIG), Luis Oliva, detailed that the identity card (Cédula) will determine the day and time of the application of the va...
Panama will buy 2 million additional doses of the Pfizer vaccine for children under 18 years of age
The Cabinet Council authorized the Ministry of Health (Minsa) to sign an amendment to the contract with the American pharmaceutical company Pfizer, for the additional purchase o...
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