Travellers arriving by aeroplane in Panama having stayed in South America for 15 days or more will have to follow the new anti-covid-19 protocols in force since Monday, health and immigration authorities announced.
A Panama-flagged cargo ship which ranks among the largest ever built, ran aground sideways late Tuesday in the Suez Canal, hindering all traffic in either direction.
FOX News Media’s international streaming service, will be made available in Chile, Panama and Portugal starting December 17th. The launch further expands the platform’s distribution to 30 countries worldwide, surpassing FOX News Media’s original goal of reaching 20 countries by year-end.
Panama is the latest country to offer travelers a COVID-19 test when they arrive at its main airport, a little less than a week after resuming international flights following a seven-month suspension due to the pandemic.
The European Union has added the Cayman Islands, a UK overseas territory, to its tax havens blacklist. It joins Oman, Fiji and Vanuatu, which have also been accused of failing to crack down on tax abuse.
Authorities in Panama on Monday began exhuming a mass grave containing the remains of unknown civilians killed during the 1989 US invasion of the Central American country. The move follows a decades-long effort by families of missing people to identify remains buried in a common grave in the capital's Jardin de Paz cemetery.
Seven people were killed in a bizarre religious ritual in a jungle community in Panama, in which indigenous residents were rounded up by about 10 lay preachers and tortured, beaten, burned and hacked with machetes to make them repent their sins, the authorities said on Thursday.
Three Catholic priests were removed from their religious functions in Panama Friday for “inappropriate” and “scandalous” behaviours, after a digital news outlet revealed sexual encounters of priests with men, including a minor.
The United States will seek migration deals with El Salvador, Costa Rica, Honduras and Panama, akin to last week's with Guatemala, to curb emigration from Central America, a senior US official said Thursday.
Mexico and the United States could explore additional steps next month to restrict illegal immigration from Central America, with the threat of tariffs hanging over Mexico if it does not do enough to satisfy US demands, officials said on Monday.