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Timothy Stew appointed as British Ambassador to Panama
UK authorities appointed Timothy David Stew as British Ambassador to Panama. Stew, who replaces Damion Potter after being in office for four years, will take office in July 2021.
"Honored and delighted," Stew described himself after the announcement, who said he is looking forward to this opportunity.
The new ambassador served as British High Commissioner in Port of Spain from 2015 to 2020. From 2010 to 2015 he was the Head of the Arab Association and was in charge of strategic finances.
From 2007 to 2010 he was in Kuwait City as Deputy Chief of Mission; from 2003 to 2006, he assumed as head of political and economic teams in Cairo.
Panama reports 2,307 new COVID-19 cases and 34 deaths in 24 hours
In the last 24 hours, Panama registered 2,307 new cases of Covid-19, raising the total number of infections to 293,592, detailed the Ministry of Health (Minsa) in its epidemiol...
Investigation initiated to police officer kicking a dog in San Miguel
The National Police of Panama announced that it will initiate an investigation after a video circulated on social networks where a police unit is seen kicking a dog while on pat...
Panapass Installation Centers will reopen from next Monday
Starting next Monday, January 18, the Panapass Installation Centers , located in Albrook and across from Atlapa, will be placing stickers from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through...
Global Colding: Heavy snowfall warnings as heavy avalanche hits Switzerland
Where is Greta Tumberg warming right now when we need her... Authorities in Switzerland have warned of high avalanche risk in mountain regions after avalanche.
Executive will announce new director and changes within the National Police on January 25
The President of the Republic of Panama, Laurentino Cortizo will announce on January 25 the new director of the National Police (PN), replacing Jorge Miranda, who reached 30 yea...
Miami mayor considers bitcoin investment to create crypto hotbed
The mayor of Miami wants to make his city more appealing to the tech industry by embracing bitcoin.
Law to protect those who report corruption
After several months of being shelved, the Government Commission of the National Assembly approved Bill 195 by consensus, which adopts protection measures and regulates the rewa...
Canadian billionaire given the green light to sue Twitter over 'Pizzagate' tweets
Canadian court takes no bribe or bullshit: West Vancouver billionaire Frank Giustra has been given the go-ahead to sue Twitter in a B.C. courtroom over the social media giant’s ...
Cortizo clarifies use of beaches; decree remains unchanged
President Laurentino Cortizo clarified during a tour of Veraguas about the use of beaches in the country, however at the time of writing this information the decree published in...
Jim Jordan tells colleagues 'cancel culture will come for us all'
Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) delivers remarks on House floor as Democrats push to impeach Trump.
'The Five' condemn AOC's suggestion on government forces 'reigning in' the media
CNN's Jake Tapper challenges disabled GOP veteran Rep. Brian Mast's patriotism, while AOC calls for restriction of speech; 'The Five' reacts.
WhatsApp Delays -or at list this what they say- Data Sharing Change After Backlash
WhatsApp said it would instead "go to people gradually to review the policy at their own pace before new business options are available on May 15.". In other words: they will ki...
WhatsApp delays privacy change to May 15 following backlash
WhatsApp says it will delay enforcement of the planned privacy update following backlash from users, a potential lawsuit and government investigations.
Joe Biden’s Looming War on White Supremacy
The insurrection could spur a federal-government crackdown on white-nationalist groups, as well as strengthen the case for systemic police reform.
Bill Gates owns 242,000 acres of farmland, making him America's biggest private-farmland owner, according to a new report
Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft and fourth-richest person in the world, owns farmland in 18 US states from Washington to Florida.
UK Man Offers Millions In Covid Relief To Search Dump For Bitcoin Bounty
He threw the drive away during an office clearout in 2013, having forgotten that the bitcoin he acquired for a paltry sum four years earlier were still on the memory device.
Trump Plans To Depart Washington On Morning Of Inauguration Day: Report
Trump, who had already announced plans not to attend President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, is planning a farewell event at Joint Base Andrews, the base outside Washington wh...
Elderly couple spend 'final moments' together as they both battle Covid
An elderly couple suffering from coronavirus has been able to say their ‘last goodbye’ thanks to hospital staff.
Talia Dean: 'My back pain was misdiagnosed for 15 years - now I can't dance'
When singer-songwriter Talia Dean was 18 years old, she started experiencing the symptoms of a condition called axial spondyloarthritis - or axial SpA. But the condition has a t...
See How This Condo in a Former NYC School Got a Major Update
Creative storage solutions helped make sense of the idiosyncratic spaces
The 10 Most Popular Perfumes of the Season
Every modern woman needs a signature scent. Discover the most-loved fragrances to try this year.
‘Didn’t they have backup?’ UK accidentally wipes 150,000 arrest records in major security blunder
Some 150,000 records stored in UK police databases have been deleted due to a computer bug in an embarrassing development for the nation that supposedly took back control after ...
Jack Ma: A look back at the Alibaba founder on 60 Minutes in 2014
Jack Ma told 60 Minutes about his relationship with the Chinese government and what he would do if the government asked for Alibaba’s user data.
Trump planning farewell event on inauguration day: Report
Reuters reported that President Trump plans to depart the White House for the final time on January 20 and hold a farewell event at Joint Base Andrews ahead of his flight to Flo...
El-Erian: This Bitcoin surge is different than the others
Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic adviser at Allianz, says the current surge in Bitcoin prices is different than the past because there's a solid foundation of long-term holders.
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