Ecuador would be among the countries with better infrastructure

Ecuador is ranked 79 in the ranking of countries with adequate infrastructure for development. This is indicated in a study presented by the American Federation of Construction Industry, which groups construction chambers and related to the 18 countries in the region. In the...

General Comptroller´s office will not investigate allegations of Assemblyman Andres Paez

The General Comptroller´s office indicated it will not investigate the alleged 27 banking transactions of more than $ 22 million that would have been sent from Hong Kong and Panama institutions to two people in the country, submitted by Assemblyman Andrés Páez. The institution...

Three Latin American cardinals will be appointed by Pope Francis

Pope Francis announced the appointment of fifteen new cardinal electors and five non-voters, representing some countries that have never had participation. The pontiff said he will make the appointment on February 14, adding that despite Europeans are the most numerous (119) in...

Defense of Galo Lara submits abuse demand before the UN commission

The defense of former Assemblyman Galo Lara submitted yesterday, by the treatment he would have received during his extradition, a lawsuit against Panama and Ecuador before the Committee on Torture of the United Nations High Commissioner (UN). Lara was extradited to serve a...

Galo Lara is being extradited from Panama according to prosecutor Chiriboga

Former Assemblyman Galo Lara, sentenced to 10 years in prison for complicity in the triple murder in Quinsaloma, is being extradited from Panama to Ecuador, reported the Attorney General of the Nation Galo Chiriboga. “#URG Galo Lara is being extradited from #Panama to...

African tourists may not enter to Panama to prevent cases of Ebola

Panama’s government informed on Wednesday that it has banned the arrival of travelers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea Conakry, to prevent the Ebola virus enters to the country. “The Ministry of Health announced that from the date becomes effective a restriction...

Colombia takes Panama out of its list of tax havens

Colombia’s government decided to take Panama from its list of tax havens, which had included it two weeks ago, after the two countries reached an understanding in which they agree to negotiate a double taxation treaty. “I was signing the decree which allowed us to get...

Middle America is shaken by aftershocks following an earthquake

Hours after the 7.3-magnitude earthquake that last Monday struck from Mexico to Panama and killed one in El Salvador, left many homes damaged and cracked walls; a wave of earthquakes has shook Middle America this past Tuesday. In Nicaragua, the authorities suspended classes in...