Darien (Colombia)

Type: City
Name: Darien (Colombia)
Country: Colombia
Latitude: 3.93
Longitude: -76.5
population: 11,724
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

High Exotic Wood Prices Driving Illegal Logging In Panama

The high price of an exotic wood has spurred a rash of timber theft in the forests of Panama, threatening the region's tropical jungles as traffickers seek to satisfy demand in Asia.Timber from Cocobolo trees -- a relative of Rosewood used in expensive ... [Published InSight Crime - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Failed gamble in New World still relevant to Scots

CALEDONIA, PANAMA – A few years before giving up its independence, Scotland took a bold gamble to secure a brighter future, founding a colony on the isthmus of Panama to corner trade between the Pacific and Atlantic oceans.The 1698 venture ended in tragedy, ... [Published Japan Times - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 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 - Apr 18 2014]
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]

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...And all the capital was put into this one venture," he said. "It's a very early example of a huge corporate cock-up."
"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

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High Exotic Wood Prices Driving Illegal Logging... [Published InSight Crime - Apr 22 2014]
Failed gamble in New World still relevant to Scots [Published Japan Times - Apr 22 2014]
Independent Scotland's last gasp forgotten in P... [Published World Bulletin - Apr 21 2014]
Panama President Visits Border Site of Clash wi... [Published Latin American Herald Tribune - Apr 18 2014]
Panama Catches Armed Rebel/Paramilitary on Colo... [Published Latin American Herald Tribune - Apr 18 2014]
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]
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