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Panamanians protest over lifting of quarantine
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Panamanians protest over lifting of quarantine

AFP - June 4, 2020

Trade unions took to the streets of Panama City on Tuesday in protest at the government's decision to reopen the country's economy, claiming it will lead to…

Panama seeks to bring migrants stranded by COVID-19 to Costa Rica
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Panama seeks to bring migrants stranded by COVID-19 to Costa Rica

AFP - June 1, 2020

Panama intends to transport some 1,900 migrants, who have been stranded in that country due to COVID-19 after crossing the inhospitable Darien jungle, closer to the border…

Migrants traveling to U.S., stranded in the Panamanian jungle, now face COVID-19
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Migrants traveling to U.S., stranded in the Panamanian jungle, now face COVID-19

Juan José Rodríguez / AFP - April 20, 2020

More than 1,500 undocumented migrants who were on their way to the United States are stranded due to the coronavirus pandemic in a jungle area of ​​Panama,…

Avianca suspending all international flights until May
Central America
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Central America
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Avianca suspending all international flights until May

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 20, 2020

Friday morning, Avianca announced it is suspending all international flights until April 30 in response to the crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic. "Today we have to…

Panama suspending all international flights; Hyatt Andaz Costa Rica Resort to close temporarily
Central America
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Central America
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Panama suspending all international flights; Hyatt Andaz Costa Rica Resort to close temporarily

AFP and The Tico Times - March 19, 2020

Panama, which has the busiest airport in Central America, announced on Thursday the suspension of all international passenger flights starting next week to contain the growing spread…

Panama restricts the entry of foreigners to the country
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Panama restricts the entry of foreigners to the country

AFP and The Tico Times - March 16, 2020

The Government of Panama will prohibit, starting Monday, March 16, the entry of foreigners who do not have a residency in the country. "As of March 16…

Panama seizes five tons of drugs from a submersible
Central America
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Central America
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Panama seizes five tons of drugs from a submersible

AFP and The Tico Times - February 20, 2020

Panamanian authorities seized five tons of drugs aboard a "semi-submersible home-made device," in an operation in which four Colombians were arrested, the country's National Aeronaval Service (SENAN)…

Skyway adds flights from Costa Rica to Bocas del Toro, Panama
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Costa Rica
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Skyway adds flights from Costa Rica to Bocas del Toro, Panama

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 29, 2019

Domestic airline Skyway will offer flights between Costa Rica and Bocas del Toro, Panama, according to a press release from the company. Tickets start at $161 for…

Civil Aviation Authority grounds Air Panama flights after inspection
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Civil Aviation Authority grounds Air Panama flights after inspection

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 7, 2019

Panama's Civil Aviation Authority (AAC) on Saturday grounded Air Panama flights operated by the Fokker 50 turboprop, impacting travel throughout the Central American country. The temporary suspension…

Pic of the Day: Alvarado and new Panamanian president Laurentino Cortizo
Panama
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Panama
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Pic of the Day: Alvarado and new Panamanian president Laurentino Cortizo

The Tico Times - August 31, 2019

President Carlos Alvarado is in Panama, where he met with the country's new president, Laurentino Cortizo. The two leaders agreed to work together on migration, security and…