Publication: Panama News

First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 2 reports

Panama to revise its gun laws

news Trophies seized by police in one of their neighborhood sweeps Gun law revisions in the works by Eric JacksonPanama’s colonial history included slave revolts and indigenous uprisings, but we never had a militia system that required all able-bodied ... [Published Panama News - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Fugitive Colombian death squad leader busted here

news Scene from one of Colombia’s mass graves The paramilitary force he led killed some 5,200 people Fugitive Colombian death squad leader arrested in Veraguas by Eric JacksonA little before 8 p.m. on one Saturday night — August 21, 1999 — the lights ... [Published Panama News - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Panama Jazz Festival 2015 set for January 12-17

cultureA “Wow, who is THIS guy?” moment with student trumpeter Mao Sone and professor and saxophonist Marco Pignataro.Photo by Eric JacksonThe next Panama Jazz Festival is definitely happening, but so far only a few of the headliners are confirmed A ... [Published Panama News - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Editorials: The legislature should hold Financial Pacific hearings; and Did Israel really win?

editorialOne might presume that the National Assembly has at least one competent investigator. Photo by the Asamblea NacionalClipped and atrophied legislative wings should be exercisedThe National Assembly has the explicit constitutional power to call ... [Published Panama News - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Legislature asks high court to remove Mrs. Bianchini

newsThe National Assembly votes to ask the high court to remove the Comptroller General.Photo by Erick Santos — Asamblea NacionalThe PRD, beset by its own internal woes that get in the way of its “governability pact” with the Panameñistas, finally goes ... [Published Panama News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Hightower, Perry’s indictment

opinionThe Texas governor’s claims that he was indicted for merely exercising his veto power is a bunch of hokum Perry hams it up by Jim Hightower — OtherWordsLawyers will tell you that any good prosecutor could convince a grand jury to indict a ham ... [Published Panama News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

NASA scientists watching, studying Arctic changes

nature [embedded content]This visualization of the Arctic sea ice cap’s seasonal melting is based on satellite data from the AMSR2 instrument operated by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). Image by Cindy Starr, NASA Goddard’s Scientific Visualization ... [Published Panama News - Aug 27 2014]
Entities: NASA, Arctic Ice, Panama, PayPal
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Money laundering charge against Toro and 14 others revived

news Former President Ernesto Pérez BalladaresPhoto by the Secretaria de Prensa PRD Case about kickbacks from the Lucky Games casinos was thrown out in 2012, but on appeal it was revived and there’s a Supreme Court Penal Bench hearing about it on October ... [Published Panama News - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Reporters Without Borders, Punish Missouri police behind crackdown on journalists

opinionPunish Missouri police behind crackdown on journalists by Reporters Without BordersAt least 15 journalists have been unfairly arrested during the clashes between the police and protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, after a white officer shot dead ... [Published Panama News - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

After stormy hearings, a move to put the Comptroller General on trial

newsMany deputies just didn’t want to hear it. Others couldn’t take what Mrs. Bianchini said with a straight face.Photo by the Asamblea NacionalSome of the people who let Martinelli appoint her as Comptroller General in the first place move to get rid ... [Published Panama News - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

The Cerro Punta disaster: how it happened and what’s being contemplated

newsThe devastation in Las Nubes. Photo by Deibys FonsecaMIVIOT wants to abandon La Nubes, but the disaster relief and prevention issues are not so simple Picking up the pieces andfinding out what happened by Eric JacksonWhether there is blame to assess ... [Published Panama News - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Ethanol use to continue, the windfall and probably the monopoly won’t

economyA depiction of the ethanol molecule’s structure by WikimediaCampos de Pese will not only have to obey environmental laws, the price it will be allowed to charge for ethanol will go from $4.62 to $2.98 per gallon, which will still be about 50 percent ... [Published Panama News - Aug 22 2014]
Entities: Ethanol, Panama, Monopoly

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Fugitive Colombian death squad leader busted here [Published Panama News - Aug 30 2014]
Panama to revise its gun laws [Published Panama News - Aug 30 2014]
Waiting for the Metro train [Published Panama News - Aug 30 2014]
Panama Jazz Festival 2015 set for January 12-17 [Published Panama News - Aug 30 2014]
Editorials: The legislature should hold Financi... [Published Panama News - Aug 29 2014]
Legislature asks high court to remove Mrs. Bian... [Published Panama News - Aug 28 2014]
Hightower, Perry’s indictment [Published Panama News - Aug 28 2014]
Money laundering charge against Toro and 14 oth... [Published Panama News - Aug 27 2014]
NASA scientists watching, studying Arctic changes [Published Panama News - Aug 27 2014]
Reporters Without Borders, Punish Missouri poli... [Published Panama News - Aug 27 2014]
After stormy hearings, a move to put the Comptr... [Published Panama News - Aug 22 2014]
Ethanol use to continue, the windfall and proba... [Published Panama News - Aug 22 2014]
The Cerro Punta disaster: how it happened and w... [Published Panama News - Aug 22 2014]
More than a dozen arrests in a string of bar an... [Published Panama News - Aug 22 2014]
Foreign service test: in search of quality Amer... [Published Panama News - Aug 20 2014]
Pardons revoked, probe of 47 government agencie... [Published Panama News - Aug 20 2014]
Another police investment that doesn’t well ser... [Published Panama News - Aug 19 2014]
Gandásegui: Panama, Colombia and NATO [Published Panama News - Aug 19 2014]
Deadly rains along the upper Chiriqui Viejo River [Published Panama News - Aug 19 2014]
Mario Calvit at the Museo de Arte Contemporaneo [Published Panama News - Aug 18 2014]
Celebrating the Panama Canal’s centennial [Published Panama News - Aug 18 2014]
Growing awareness of a budget hijacked for the ... [Published Panama News - Aug 14 2014]
Expulsion of Spanish journalists Paco Gómez Nad... [Published Panama News - Aug 14 2014]
Financial Pacific liquidated, litigation to con... [Published Panama News - Aug 13 2014]
Varela administration signals different Mideast... [Published Panama News - Aug 13 2014]
Legislation to end the vote buying impasse appe... [Published Panama News - Aug 11 2014]
Rob’s self-promotion, Jamuna’s news judgment — ... [Published Panama News - Aug 10 2014]
José Ponce’s Darien scenes [Published Panama News - Aug 09 2014]
Electoral Tribunal cuts short Robinson’s PRD rule [Published Panama News - Aug 06 2014]
Harrington, What are they hiding? [Published Panama News - Aug 06 2014]
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