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Lopez donates equipment to kids’ hospital


June 14th, 2012 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 14 (IANS) Singer Jennifer Lopez has donated new equipment to a children's hospital in Panama City.The 42-year-old visited the hospital ahead of her upcoming South American ... Read more...

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Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes is dead


May 16th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 16 (IANS/EFE) Carlos Fuentes, a towering literary figure in the Spanish-speaking world, died Tuesday at a hospital in the Mexican capital. He was 83.The cause of ... Read more...

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Biodiversity crisis overshadows climate changes


January 20th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 20 (IANS) The challenges of conserving the world's species against their rapid decline are perhaps even larger than mitigating the negative effects of global climate change, scientists ... Read more...

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Manuel Noriega returns to Panama


December 12th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Panama City, Dec 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega has returned to the country after serving almost 20 years in prison on foreign lands. He was immediately picked by the ... Read more...

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US woman arrested in murder case says she’s a vampire


September 29th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, Sep 29 (IANS/EFE) A Florida woman accused of having lured a teenager to a house where a group beat him to death says that she is a vampire."Since I ... Read more...

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12 tourists rescued off Panama coast


September 13th, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Panama City, Sep 13 (IANS) Twelve tourists who were stranded off the Panama coast after their boat broke down have been rescued, Xinhua reported.Eight Canadians and four Panamanians were floating ... Read more...

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Argentina wins best short film award at Panama fest


August 8th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Panama City, Aug 8 (IANS/EFE) The short film "No me Ama", directed by Argentina's Martin Piroyanski, won the Best Short Foreign Film award at the 5th Hayah Festival held in ... Read more...

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Suitcase containing $600,000 seized in Panama


August 2nd, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Panama City, Aug 2 (IANS/EFE) Drug enforcement agents seized a suitcase containing $600,000 in cash at Panama City's Tocumen International Airport that apparently belonged to drug traffickers, officials said.The suitcase ... Read more...

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Ruben Blades brings salsa show to Spanish capital


July 14th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 14 (IANS/EFE) Panamanian singer-songwriter and salsa icon Ruben Blades turned back the clock in a performance at the Spanish capital's Veranos de la Villa summer festival, treating his ... Read more...

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Dominican singer to begin world tour


July 11th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo, July 11 (IANS/EFE) Juan Luis Guerra will give two shows in Puerto Rico in August to launch his "AsondeGuerra" world tour, which will take him to Colombia, Costa ... Read more...

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Miley Cyrus sells ‘Redneck Riviera’ beach house, gets richer by $1.9mn


February 12th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 12 (ANI): Looks like pop star Miley Cyrus is also a young real estate mogul.The teen queen reportedly flipped her Panama City (a.k.a. Redneck Riviera) beach house and ... Read more...

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2,900 kg of cocaine seized in Panama


January 25th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Panama City, Jan 25 (IANS/EFE) Panamanian police and military units confiscated over 2,900 kg of cocaine in two separate operations over the weekend, authorities said here Monday.More than 100 bales containing 2,625 ... Read more...

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Purse Used At Panama School Board Shooting Auctioned On eBay


December 24th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The purse used by a woman to hit a gunman in a school board meeting in Florida was put on sale by eBay. It was sold ... Read more...

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Gunman Clay Duke Kills Himself After Shooting At Florida School Board


December 15th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Panama City, Dec 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was a shocking site to see in Bay District Schools, Florida on Tuesday afternoon when a 56 year old gunman Clay Duke killed ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Earthquake risk high in Panama: Study


November 19th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): A new research has found that the Limon and Pedro Miguel faults in Central Panama have ruptured both independently and in unison over the past 1400 years, indicating ... Read more...

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UAE, Panama sign ‘open sky’ agreement


November 17th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 17 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Panama have signed an "open sky" agreement in the Panama City, allowing both sides to operate unlimited flights between the two countries.The agreement was signed ... Read more...

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Four tonnes of cocaine seized in Panama


September 26th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Panama City, Sep 26 (IANS/EFE) Panamanian authorities seized about four tonnes of cocaine at a hideout along the Caribbean coast, 24 hours after confiscating three tonnes of the drug, an official spokesperson ... Read more...

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3 tonnes of cocaine seized in Panama


September 25th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panama City, Sep 25 (IANS/EFE) Panamanian security forces seized three tonnes of cocaine in the central province of Veraguas thanks to an intelligence tip from the Colombian military, police said Friday. The drugs ... Read more...

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520 kg cocaine found near Panama Canal


September 20th, 2010 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Panama City, Sep 20 (IANS/EFE) Over 520 kg of cocaine was found inside an abandoned vehicle on the banks of the Panama Canal, officials said. The vehicle was abandoned a short distance from ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods Takes $54.5 Million Mortgage For Jupiter Island Mansion


September 2nd, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After his much publicized divorce with his Swedish model wife Elin Nordegren, troubled golfer Tiger Woods has taken a mortgage of a whopping $54.5 million dollar ... Read more...

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Baldwin forms cleanup crew to aid oil spill victims


August 29th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) Actor Stephen Baldwin has formed a rapid response environmental cleanup organisation to aid victims of America's Gulf Coast region struck by a massive oil spill in April. The actor ... Read more...

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Elin Nordegren Speaks About Her Ex-Husband, Divorce And Life After It


August 26th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Veteran golfer Tiger Woods and his Swedish model wife Elin Nordegren were officially divorced at Bay County Circuit court based in Florida's Panama City on Monday. ... Read more...

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Elin Nordegren Officially Gets Divorced From Philandering Husband Tiger Woods


August 24th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Panama City, Aug 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) World No.1 golfer Tiger Woods and his Swedish model wife Elin Nordegren are now officially divorced. The divorce between the celebrity couple comes about ... Read more...

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Panamanian court frees jailed reporter


July 16th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panama City, July 16 (IANS/EFE) Veteran Panamanian journalist Carlos Nuñez was released from jail after spending 19 days behind bars for libel based on an article he wrote 12 years ago about ... Read more...

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Strike stalls Panama Canal expansion project


July 8th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Panama City, July 8 (IANS/EFE) The construction of a third set of locks for the Panama Canal has been stalled due to a strike involving close to 700 workers, who are demanding ... Read more...

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Two new frog species discovered in Panama


May 28th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panama City, May 28 (DPA) Scientists have discovered two new frog species in Panama's rainforests at a time when many of the amphibians are threatened by a fungal disease driving them toward ... Read more...

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1.5 tonnes of cocaine seized in Panama


April 14th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panama City, April 14 (IANS/EFE) Three Colombians were arrested and 1.5 tonnes of cocaine was seized from Panama's Pacific coast, a police official said. The cocaine was found Sunday aboard a speedboat in ... Read more...

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Notre Dame Recruit Matt James Dies After Falling From Balcony


April 4th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Panama City, Apr 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Notre Dame Football recruit Matt James passed away last Friday as he fell off the third floor balcony of a Mexico beachfront hotel in ... Read more...

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Matt James Dies At The Mexico Beachfront


April 3rd, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Panama City, Apr 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the most talked about lineman and football recruit Matt James passed away after he fell from the balcony of a Mexico beach ... Read more...

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3-nation consortium to dig Panama Canal extension


December 24th, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panama City, Dec 24 (IANS/EFE) A consortium made up of Spanish construction firm FCC, Mexico's ICA and Costa Rica's Meco has won a Panama Canal dry-excavation contract with a $267.8 million bid. The ... Read more...

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Panama “alien” revealed to be a dead, bloated sloth


November 10th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 10 (ANI): Analysis has revealed that an "alien" discovered by a group of teenagers in a Panama creek, was actually a dead and bloated sloth."I was in the river ... Read more...

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Montauk Monster: Mystery Creature’s Body Found In Panama


September 19th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey According to the sources, a picture released over the net in which a mysterious creature is shown being beaten to death by a group of teenagers has triggered mass speculation ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Earthquake Shakes Panama


July 4th, 2009 - 7:57 pm ICT by GD
It has been reported that a strong earthquake, measuring a magnitude of six, shook Panama, early on Saturday morning, July 4, at 1:50 a.m local time. According to the reports of ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits off Panama; no casualties reported


July 4th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by admin
PANAMA CITY (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off the coast of Panama on Saturday morning, officials told BNO News.The earthquake, which struck at 1.49 a.m. local time (6.49 a.m. GMT), ... Read more...

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Panama reports first swine flu case


May 9th, 2009 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Panama City, May 9 (EFE) Panama has reported its fist case of swine flu with detecting the deadly A/H1N1 virus in a young man who had recently returned from the US. The patient ... Read more...

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