In the latest setback for the behind-schedule, over-budget upgrade, a union representative said excavation work was on hold after negotiations broke down between the consortium and workers who have been on strike since Tuesday.
Aiming to have completely bilingual education by 2030, the Varela government has launched a pilot program to send 1,000 teachers to the United States for specialized English-language training. Eventually, 30,000 teachers will participate in the program over the next 15 years.
A natural history museum designed by famed architect Frank Gehry opened in Panama City this week. The Biomuseo -- a project first conceived nearly 15 years ago and hampered by all kinds of issues -- welcomed in the public for the first time Thursday.
PANAMA CITY – A widened Panama Canal will be open for business in 2016 after a $400 million cash injection to help complete the long-delayed project was received, the waterway's chief administrator said Monday.
Panama celebrated the 100th anniversary of its famous canal Friday with a ceremony and gala, even as it scrambled to make up lost time by enlarging it to maintain its competitiveness in the 21st century.
After Panama requested an urgent meeting last month at the Organization of American States to discuss the deteriorating situation in Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro ruptured diplomatic ties with the Central American nation, accusing “the lackey government of a right-wing president” of plotting with Washington to intervene in Venezuela.