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The European Union and Panama "reactivate" their political dialogue
The Foreign Minister of Panama is in Brussels this week to forge political alliances with the European Union (EU) and attract investment to Panama.
Foreign Ministers of Panama, C. Rica, Belize, Guatemala, Spain and the Dominican Republic urge Nicaragua to free political leaders
The foreign ministers remind Nicaragua that its obligation is to respect all its international duties, particularly in the area of human rights.
Foreign Ministers of Panama and Brazil speak about oceans, vaccination and bilateral cooperation
The Foreign Minister of Panama, Erika Mouynes and her counterpart from Brazil, Carlos Alberto França held a phone call.
Migrants crossing Panama to reach the United States increase fivefold
Panama is struggling to cope with a five-fold increase in the number of migrants walking for days through its dense jungle to the south of the country in hopes of reaching the United States, according to Foreign Minister Erika Mouynes.
Panama will receive 450,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine in Q2
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Panama, Erika Mouynes said the number of doses of vaccine covid-19 from Pfizer that the country will receive during the second quarter will be higher than those agreed with the US pharmaceutical for the fir...
China donates 4 field hospitals and 60 folding beds to Panama
The embassy of the People's Republic of China donated 4 health care posts (PAS) and 60 folding beds to the National Government, to reinforce hospital capacity in the fight against covid-19 in both the Ministry of Health (Minsa) and the C...
Inauguration of binational bridge between Panama and Costa Rica
The binational bridge over the Sixaola River, on the border between Panama and Costa Rica, a work of 25 million dollars with financing from Mexico, was inaugurated this Thursday with the aim of improving connectivity, trade and promoting...
DHL flight carrying second batch of vaccines will arrive in Panama at 12:30 am
The Presidency of the Republic of Panama reported that the flight that carries the second batch of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccines will arrive at Tocumen International Airport at 12:30 am on Wednesday, February 17.
Second batch of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines will arrive in Panama Tuesday midnight
The Chancellor of the Republic of Panama Erika Mouynes reported that the second batch of vaccines against COVID-19 will arrive in the country this Tuesday, February 16.
More than $ 1.4 billion has been earmarked for the pandemic
To date, $ 1.4 billion has been allocated for the management of the Covid-19 pandemic in Panama. Of that total, $ 969.5 million has already been disbursed, while there is $ 435.8 million to pay.
Panama will receive AstraZeneca covid-19 vaccines in March, Mouynes announces
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Erika Mouynes, announced that Panama in the month of March will receive several doses of vaccines against covid-19 from AstraZeneca, and will culminate with the delivery of doses of vaccines from Pfizer.
Ministers Sucre, Mouynes and Alexander appear before the Assembly
The ministers Erika Mouynes, of Foreign Relations, Luis Francisco Sucre, of Health, and Héctor Alexander, of Economy and Finance, entered the plenary session of the National Assembly at around 2:45 pm on Monday, February 8, to respond th...
Ministers' appearance to respond on vaccines and management of the pandemic rescheduled
The president of the National Assembly, Deputy Marcos Castillero, revealed that the appearance of the Ministers of Health, Economy and Finance and Foreign Relations was rescheduled for next Monday, February 8, to respond on the vaccines ...
Sucre requested to postpone his appearance before the Assembly for February 4
The Minister of Health of Panama, Luis Francisco Sucre referred to the summons before the National Assembly to answer questions on vaccination coverage against COVID-19, number of deaths and evolution of the virus, among other points.
PAHO: Panama will receive 200,000-300,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine in February
Gerardo Alfaro, representative of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) confirmed this Saturday to Telemetro that Panama will receive, through the COVAX mechanism, between 216,000 and 364,000 doses of the AztraZeneca / Oxford vacci...
Second batch of vaccines against covid-19 will arrive in Panama in the week of February 15
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Panama, Erika Mouynes confirmed this Friday that the next batch of vaccines against covid-19 from the pharmaceutical giant Pfizer would be arriving in the country in the week of February 15.
National Assembly calls for three ministers to answer questions on Covid-19 vaccines
The ministers Luis Francisco Sucre (Health), Erika Mouynes (Foreign Relations) and Héctor Alexander (Economy and Finance) were summoned to the National Assembly, to answer a questionnaire of 21 questions related to the vaccines against C...
Minsa and MIRE asked for access to information on the acquisition of COVID-19 vaccines
The director of the Foundation for the Development of Citizen Freedom, Panamanian Chapter of Transparency International, Olga de Obaldia explained the requests that they sent to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Erika Mouynes and the Mini...
Foreign Ministry confirms that Pfizer vaccine arrives in Panama the week of January 18
A batch of 40,000 vaccines from the Pfizer-BioNTech company will arrive in Panama the week of January 18, the Ministry of Foreign Relations reported on the night of Monday, January 4.
Foreign Minister asks European ministers to stop using Panama as a "scapegoat"
Panamanian Foreign Minister Erika Mouynes participated this Tuesday in a virtual meeting with ministers of the European Union, in which she told them that "Panama cannot continue to be a scapegoat."
UN provides Panama with supplies for communities affected by hurricanes Eta and Iota
Basic supplies were delivered this Tuesday by the United Nations Organization (UN) to the Government of Panama to serve the communities affected by the passage of hurricanes Eta and Iota, at the beginning of November, which caused losses...
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