Tag: Panama

Alarming messages. Half a million migrants move through the jungle

Alarming messages. Half a million migrants move through the jungle

According to UN data, approximately 500,000 migrants heading to the US will cross the jungles of Darién in Panama this year. This is more than twice as many as in 2022. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the UN refugee agency UNHCR in Geneva have warned of the deteriorating humanitarian situation and called for […]

This is the feared Panamanian drug gang that hid in B/quilla

This is the feared Panamanian drug gang that hid in B/quilla

In the quest for territorial control during criminal activities, one of the most powerful gangs in the world Panama called ‘Heat heat’ works jointly for the narcotics of transnational groups organized crime. Related: Panamanian drug trafficker walking through Barranquilla as a car dealer fell Although it is one of the most feared on Panamanian territory, […]

There is less and less water in the Panama Canal

There is less and less water in the Panama Canal

The Panama Canal is dry. The reason for this is climate change and the resulting drought. The risks to the world economy are huge: In fact, 3 percent of global trade in goods passes through the Panama Canal; However, this rate rises to 8 percent in grain trade and 5 percent in chemical products and […]

Trapped in a car, he shoots eco-activists. Shock in Panama: one dead and one injured

Trapped in a car, he shoots eco-activists. Shock in Panama: one dead and one injured

A man blocked in the car by a protest by a group of eco-activists got out of the car, took out a gun and after trying to remove the tires placed on the road to impede traffic, shot two protesters at close range, one of whom died shortly afterwards, while the other is seriously injured. […]

The 77-year-old shot two activists who were blocking the road

The 77-year-old shot two activists who were blocking the road

A 77-year-old American lawyer was arrested in Panama after shooting two environmental activists blocking a highway. The tragedy most likely occurred near the town of Chame, Panama, during the third week of protests over a major mining contract. Under the agreement, Canadian company First Quantum Minerals will be able to operate the largest copper mine […]

Dismantled drug trafficking network between Panama and Colombia

Dismantled drug trafficking network between Panama and Colombia

“The first superior prosecutor’s office specialized in drug-related crimes (…) arrested 26 people in proceedings carried out with the support of the National Police and the National Aviation Service (Senan),’ the Public Prosecution Service said in a statement. This criminal group is “consisting of Panamanians, Colombians and an Ecuadoriansaid the official information without further details. […]

An earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale shakes Panama without any damage or injuries

An earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale shakes Panama without any damage or injuries

The magnitude 6.8 quake was recorded at 5:18 p.m. local time (22:18 GMT) with the epicenter in a Pacific sector located 71 kilometers from Coiba Island, at a depth of 10 kilometers, according to revised data from the State Institute of Geosciences Panamanian university (IGCP). Another 4.2 magnitude quake with an epicenter also nearby coiba, […]

Cuba did not have a good debut and Panama is expanding its form

Cuba did not have a good debut and Panama is expanding its form

The Cuban team arrived at the first game of the fifth edition of the World Baseball Classic strengthened by being able to count on its players from the Major Leagues for the first time and left the city of Taichung badly injured after a comeback losing 4-2 against Landen Low. Hours later, on the same […]

The Dominican Republic beats Panama and enters the fight for a spot in the semifinals

The Dominican Republic beats Panama and enters the fight for a spot in the semifinals

The Tigres del Licey on Monday defeated the Federales de Chiriquí of Panama 10-1 on the fifth day of the Caribbean Series to put the Dominicans in contention for the four spots in the semi-finals to be played next Thursday, without any team making the pass yet. has secured. The Dominicans’ thrashing, which took place […]

Former Panamanian presidents Varela and Martinelli on trial in Odebrecht case

Former Panamanian presidents Varela and Martinelli on trial in Odebrecht case

According to court documents that EFE had access to this Tuesday, the list of 36 defendants called to trial includes former presidents Martinelli and Varela, and the former’s two sons, Ricardo Alberto and Luis Enriqueboth prisoners in the United States, where they confessed to receiving bribes from Odebrecht. The judiciary reported Monday evening that a […]