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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,…

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 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…

Migrants dreaming of US brave hellish Panamanian jungle odyssey
Central America
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Central America
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Migrants dreaming of US brave hellish Panamanian jungle odyssey

Juan José Rodríguez / AFP - June 3, 2019

Some have died on the way, pregnant women lost their babies and one Haitian was shot in the arm, yet migrants still trek on foot through Panama's…

How to Go From Costa Rica to Bocas del Toro Panama
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Costa Rica 101
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How to Go From Costa Rica to Bocas del Toro Panama

Jacob Spetzler - May 10, 2019

Bocas del Toro is an archipelago in Panama near the border with Costa Rica with incredible white-sand beaches, diverse wildlife and renowned parties. From San José, the…

Panama’s president-elect wants to review trade agreements with US, Costa Rica
Central America
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Central America
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Panama’s president-elect wants to review trade agreements with US, Costa Rica

AFP and The Tico Times - May 7, 2019

The president-elect of Panama, Laurentino Cortizo, said he wants to revise free-trade agreements with the United States and Central America and that he will bring respect to…

5 questions for Panamanian band Señor Loop
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5 questions for Panamanian band Señor Loop

The Tico Times - September 30, 2017

Having no expectations while creating music, and simply enjoying the creative process of exploring sounds: that's the essence of Panamanian band Señor Loop. For almost 20 years,…