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United States | Panama’s Independence Day

 United States – On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I extend best wishes to the people of Panama as you celebrate 115 years of independence on November 3. The United States and Panama share a special history of close ties, shared values, and mutual understanding. In my October trip to … Continue reading United States | Panama’s Independence Day

Texas News: HOUSTON, John Patrick Acord, Seller of Shipping Containers Heads to Prison for Securities Scheme

HOUSTON, Texas – A 54-year-old resident of Kingwood and Panama City, Panama, has been ordered to federal prison for mail fraud and ordered to pay more than $8 million in restitution, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. Steven Patrick Jones pleaded guilty May 1, 2014. Today, U.S. District Judge Gray Miller, who accepted the guilty plea, … Continue reading Texas News: HOUSTON, John Patrick Acord, Seller of Shipping Containers Heads to Prison for Securities Scheme

5 Caribbean Islands Where You Can Live on $36,000 or Less a Year—InternationallIving.com

  BALTIMORE/ OCTOBER 16, 2018 (STL.News) “The idea of Caribbean island living comes with the romance built in—crystal-clear, bathtub-warm waters; coconut palms trees swaying in a languid breeze; no more worrying about an early morning commute or a stressful job,” says International Living’s Executive Editor Jennifer Stevens. “But most people also assume that a picture-perfect … Continue reading 5 Caribbean Islands Where You Can Live on $36,000 or Less a Year—InternationallIving.com

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica | 6.0 quake shakes Costa Rica near Panama; no major damage

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — A strong earthquake shook southern Costa Rica near the border with Panama Friday evening, toppling items from store shelves and knocking out power in places, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or major damage. The U.S. Geological Survey reported that the quake had a magnitude of 6.0 and … Continue reading SAN JOSE, Costa Rica | 6.0 quake shakes Costa Rica near Panama; no major damage

HELSINKI | Car transport ship runs aground off Sweden’s east coast

HELSINKI  — Swedish officials say a large Panama-flagged cargo vessel carrying hundreds of vehicles has run aground on the country’s east coast en route to the port of Sodertalje, south of Stockholm, and has reportedly leaked some oil. The Swedish Coast Guard said the 139-meter (456-foot) Makassar Highway ran aground in an archipelago north of … Continue reading HELSINKI | Car transport ship runs aground off Sweden’s east coast

MOSCOW  | The Latest: Kane penalty gives England a 2-0 lead v Panama

MOSCOW  — The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup (all times local): 3:22 p.m. England is 2-0 up after just 22 minutes against Panama, with Harry Kane adding a penalty to John Stones’ early goal. Kane smashed his spot-kick into the top left corner after Jesse Lingard was fouled by Panama’s Fidel Escobar. The … Continue reading MOSCOW  | The Latest: Kane penalty gives England a 2-0 lead v Panama