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Fri, 25 Jan 2019 01:01:11 +0000
OPINION: Panama’s crisis of values
Pope Francisco has arrived in Panama. When the Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio became the successor of [Pope]Paul, hopeful winds of transparency, accountability and renewed commitments to the Catholic Church arrived. Pope Francis has faced s...

Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:01:51 +0000
First 60,000 pilgrims arrive for WYD
Nearly 60,000 pilgrims had entered Panama by   7:00 am on Thursday, January 24, for the World Youth Day (WYD) , which started on Tuesday 22 and ends on Sunday, January 27. A cruise ship carrying some 1,800 pilgrims will dock on Friday, but the atte...

Thu, 24 Jan 2019 21:41:30 +0000
One dead, one badly hurt in Chame crash
A HEAD-ON collision and a mini-bus and a sedan on the Interamerican highway at  Sajalices, in Chame, left one person dead and another with critical injuries on Thursday morning, January 24. The post One dead, one badly hurt in Chame crash appeared ...

Thu, 24 Jan 2019 21:18:03 +0000
Pope asks leaders for austerity and transparency
Pope Francisco, in his first World Youth Day (WYD), speech in Panama invited those in leadership positions in the government and the private sector to “live with austerity and transparency”, the  claim from their “freedom, sensitiv...

Thu, 24 Jan 2019 17:21:19 +0000
Major corruption suspects impede justice
In what La Prensa calls “a stealthy way” former Minister of Public Works (MOP)  Jaime Ford and former president of the Board of the State Savings Bank)  Riccardo Francolini – both linked multiple corruption scandals – registered...