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News: Panama

We have started to collect the most important news related to Panama in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Panama – overview

Panama: news

VIDEO: Panama's fight against drug smugglers

Thursday, July 12th 2012, 5:47

Counter-drugs forces in Panama have been trying to reduce the grip organised criminals have on one of the country's remote islands.
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Whales to gain canal protection

Friday, July 6th 2012, 8:27

Shipping lanes around the Panama Canal are likely to be constrained in order to protect whales, it emerges at the International Whaling Commission meeting.
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Castaway sues over rescue failure

Monday, May 14th 2012, 1:28

A Panamanian fisherman who survived 28 days adrift in the Pacific and watched two companions die sues the owners of a cruise ship that sailed past.
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Panama castaway teen returns home

Wednesday, March 28th 2012, 19:07
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador, Pacific Ocean Pacific Ocean

A Panamanian teenager who spent 28 days on a boat adrift in the Pacific Ocean returns home after being rescued off Ecuador's Galapagos Islands.
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Canada Hell's Angel suspect held

Monday, March 12th 2012, 17:11
related countries: Canada Canada

A Canadian member of the Hell's Angels motorcycle gang wanted on charges including 22 counts of murder has been arrested in Panama, police say.
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Panama's Gen Noriega in hospital

Monday, February 6th 2012, 1:12

Panama's jailed ex-leader Manuel Noriega is moved from his prison cell to hospital, suffering hypertension, and having possibly had a stroke.
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Panama Canal strike called off

Sunday, January 22nd 2012, 23:22

Thousands of workers on a huge project to expand the Panama Canal call off a strike after being promised an increase in the minimum wage.
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VIDEO: Strike halts Panama canal expansion

Wednesday, January 18th 2012, 15:18

Thousands of workers at the project to expand the Panama Canal have gone on strike for more pay and better working conditions
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Strike hits Panama Canal project

Wednesday, January 18th 2012, 9:50

Several thousand workers at a major expansion project on the Panama Canal are on an indefinite strike over pay.
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Jailed Noriega arrives in Panama

Monday, December 12th 2011, 4:56
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Panama's jailed ex-ruler Manuel Noriega returns to his homeland after being extradited from France to serve sentences for murder and other crimes.
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