Darien (Colombia)

Type: City
Name: Darien (Colombia)
Country: Colombia
Latitude: 3.93
Longitude: -76.5
population: 11,724
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

Panama President Visits Border Site of Clash with Colombia FARC

PANAMA CITY -- President Martin Torrijos visited the border region where Panamanian border guards clashed last week with irregulars from neighboring Colombia, assuring residents that the government would send extra police to the area.He bestowed Panama's ... [Published Latin American Herald Tribune - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Helicopter Crash in Panama Kills Three

PANAMA CITY -- All three people aboard were killed Thursday when a helicopter crashed at Panama City's Tocumen International Airport, authorities said.Television images showed the wreckage of the aircraft and the remains of the victims, which were scattered ... [Published Latin American Herald Tribune - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

The Energy is There But Transmission Line Needed

For the time being, the Electricity Transmission Company (Etesa) will have to compensate the losses which the generators AES Panama and ENEL Fortuna "... could experience with the delay in the commissioning of the third power transmission line which will ... [Published CentralAmericaData - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Panama Needs More Energy Projects

The cancellation of power projects has increased the country's energy problems, forcing an acceleration of tenders that have already been initiated and the implementation of new projects to generate energy.Ivan Barria, Chairman of the Energy Committee ... [Published CentralAmericaData - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Panama's indigenous people see Redd over UN forest conservation scheme

A few years ago, Mario Degaiza worked in construction in Panama City, where he learned Spanish and, for a while, was excited by the hustle and the bustle of urban life. But the 36-year-old Embera Indian says he is far happier now he has returned to his ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Panama’s Formidable Forests Retain A Wild Spirit

A canal from the Atlantic to the Pacific and a highway from Alaska to Patagonia. Those were the two great infrastructure projects intended to transform the geography of the Americas. The fate of both schemes was determined in Panama. One eventually succeeded; ... [Published Global Traveler Magazine - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Panama’s Barro Blanco Dam Threatens Ngöbe People

By Lawrence ReichardGetting to the Indigenous hamlet of Kia in the Panamanian province of Chiriqui is no walk in the park. $ First you gotta get to the hot, steamy town of Tole, about six hours west by bus from Panama City. $ That’s the easy part. Then ... [Published Cultural Survival - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 10 2014 - Updated Mar 10 2014 - 1 reports

Panama: Obstacles in Electricity Spot Market

Eduardo de la Guardia , a member of the Committee stated that "... the spot market is being affected mainly by the lack of a third transmission line, which is causing cost overruns which must be borne by Etesa because it is responsible for failing to ... [Published CentralAmericaData - Mar 10 2014]

Quotes

"We're providing security for the community and fulfilling the role of the National Border Service to protect above all the life, goods and rights of citizens" Arcia said
The aircraft "had a mishap, plunged and an explosion was heard at the beginning of runway 03, according to what we have been told unofficially" said civil aviation authority spokesman Victor De la Hoz
"Of this total, $395 million, or 81%, will be spent between 2013 and 2016. Included in this period is the construction of a third power transmission line from the Chiriqui province, to the capital city" reported Prensa.com
Besides this the business sector believes that "most of the projects under construction are small hydro stations, which do not have the ability to store water during the dry season."

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Panama President Visits Border Site of Clash wi... [Published Latin American Herald Tribune - 23 hours ago]
Panama Catches Armed Rebel/Paramilitary on Colo... [Published Latin American Herald Tribune - 23 hours ago]
Helicopter Crash in Panama Kills Three [Published Latin American Herald Tribune - Apr 17 2014]
The Energy is There But Transmission Line Needed [Published CentralAmericaData - Apr 01 2014]
Panama Needs More Energy Projects [Published CentralAmericaData - Mar 26 2014]
Panama's indigenous people see Redd over UN for... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 26 2014]
Panama’s Formidable Forests Retain A Wild Spirit [Published Global Traveler Magazine - Mar 18 2014]
Panama’s Barro Blanco Dam Threatens Ngöbe People [Published Cultural Survival - Mar 14 2014]
Panama: Obstacles in Electricity Spot Market [Published CentralAmericaData - Mar 10 2014]
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