Thursday 22nd October 2020.

October 22, 2020

Covid update. President Cortizo signs the Declaration of Chapultepec.

Wednesday 21st October 2020.

October 21, 2020

Sunday lock-down and use of the beaches, Covid changes. Moody’ evaluates Panama.

Tuesday 20th October 2020.

October 20, 2020

Covid update. Air Europa restarts flights to Panama in December for the holidays.

Monday 19th October 2020.

October 19, 2020

Covid numbers holding steady and a new shelter for rescued animals.

Friday 16th October 2020.

October 16, 2020

Covid levels staying stable. American Airlines resumes flights to Panama.

Thursday 15th October 2020.

October 15, 2020

Covid-19 daily update. President Cortizo to sign Declaration of Chapultepec on freedom of the press and expression.

Wednesday 14th October 2020.

October 14, 2020

Weekly main Covid report. Pushing for the beaches to reopen to support tourism drive.

Tuesday 13th October 2020.

October 13, 2020

Controversy over beach and Sunday lockdown when trying to open up tourism and Tocumen up and running.

Monday 12th October 2020.

October 12, 2020

More openings especially in the tourism sector, but with controversial restrictions.

Friday 9th October 2020.

October 9, 2020

Ministry of Health renegades on lock down relief and National Parks deforestation.

Thursday 8th October 2020.

October 8, 2020

Supreme Court declares ATTT must provide info on Taxi quotas. Also number plates are now valid for five years, but tax to be paid annually.

Wednesday 6th October 2020.

October 7, 2020

Weekly main Covid report. Changes to Horizontal Property law.

Tuesday 6th October 2020.

October 6, 2020

Covid-19 update. In the times of Covid Panama Canal does well.

Monday 5th October 2020.

October 5, 2020

New openings for this Monday, and banks see 48 percent drop in business.

Friday 2nd October 2020.

October 2, 2020

Covid-19 Update. Metropolitan Park to reopen on 12th October by reservation.

Thursday 1st October 2020.

October 1, 2020

Covid-19 latest update. Tocumen gears up for testing arriving passengers when taking international flights from Oct 12th.

Wednesday 30th September 2020.

September 30, 2020

Covid-19 weekly update. Court admits claim by Waked’s against National Bank.

Tuesday 29th September 2020

September 29, 2020

Covid-19 event cancellations, over a million use number portability

Monday 28th September 2020.

September 28, 2020

COvid-19, New openings today Malls Retail). Proposal to promote urban gardening.

Friday 25th September 2020.

September 25, 2020

Covid-19 update, rules for air passengers, Cortizo prompted to sign Mental Health bill.

Thursday 24th September 2020.

September 24, 2020

Getting ready for more openings next week and International Flights Oct 12th

Wednesday 23rd September 2020.

September 23, 2020

Covid-19 maintaining improvement, people out of work-government pays itself bonus’s. Lottery adapts for Oct reopening.

Tuesday 22nd September 2020.

September 22, 2020

Cicud-19 review. CAPAC 2020 virtually. Mi Bus passengers not keeping to isolation requirement.

Monday 21st September 2020.

September 21, 2020

Covid-19 update and Fishermen presented with their licenses.

Friday 18th September 2020

September 18, 2020

Covid-19 update and the Panama Savings Fund makes second loan the the government.

Thursday 17th September 2020.

September 17, 2020

Governor of Guna Yala processed for drug trafficking. Covid continues to improve.

Wednesday 16th September 2020.

September 16, 2020

Covid-19 continues downward trend and Parque Norte controversy continues.

Tuesday 15th September 2020.

September 15, 2020

First day of Covid-19 restriction easing. Panama offers facilities and safe mooring to Cruise lines.

Monday 14th September 2020.

September 14, 2020

Lock-down relaxed allowing free movement. Tourism sector will take a long time to recover.

Friday 11th September 2020.

September 11, 2020

Covid-19 report from the PAHO. Change the lock names?

Thursday 10th September 2020.

September 10, 2020

Covid-19 update and they want the new parque Norte to be handed to the Ministry of Education

Wednesday 9th September 2020.

September 9, 2020

Covid-19 maintaining a improvemet. Concacaf delays qualifying for 2020 World Cup until the spring of 2021..

Tuesday 8th September 2020.

September 8, 2020

FCC the builders of the City of Health in front of the Legislative.

Monday 7th September 2020.

September 7, 2020

Some more lock-down easing… And the legislative seems to forget who they work for.

Friday 4th September 2020.

September 4, 2020

Covid-19 update and Wisy gets Google support.

Thursday 3rd September 2020.

September 3, 2020

Scientific community calls for control of misinformation.

Wednesday 2nd September 2020.

September 2, 2020

Covid-19 continues on a decline. World Bank guarantees Panama money.

Tuesday 1st September 2020.

September 1, 2020

Covid-19 continues decline. Martinelli brothers extradition case can proceed.

Monday 31st August 2020.

August 31, 2020

Covid-19 round-up of the last week. Moody’s takes a look at Panama’s economy.

Friday 28th AUgust 2020.

August 28, 2020

Bill being discussed to regulate circulation of traffic. Cinta Costera-Amador link offers received.

Thursday 27th August 2020

August 27, 2020

Transport, Taxis want back to circulation control and 30th Sept to get licences and license plates.

Wednesday 26th August 2020.

August 26, 2020

Covid-19 improvement continues and government draws up specific reopening plans and dates.

Tuesday 25th August 2020.

August 25, 2020

Likely more restrictions lifted in announcement today. Metro lines move ahead.

Monday 24th August 2020.

August 24, 2020

Covid-19 figures continue to improve. Vaccine trials hopefully to start in Sept. Two national team footballers infected with corona-virus.

Friday 21st August 2020.

August 21, 2020

Big improvement in numbers tested and results. No time to waste on opening up economy.

Wednesday 19th August 2020.

August 19, 2020

Lock down eases from next Monday. How lock down can affect children with anxiety.

Tuesday 18th August 2020

August 18, 2020

A Covid-19 improvement? Copa airlines prepares for bio-security as some flights resume.

Monday 17th August 2020.

August 17, 2020

Covid-19 figures remaining high without improvement for nearly four months.

Friday 14th August 2020.

August 14, 2020

Covid-19, from Monday retail opens for collection, sales must be online.

Wednesday 12th August 2020.

August 12, 2020

RT number coming down. Beauty saloon and other openings.

Tuesday 11th August 2020.

August 11, 2020

Covid-19 update, court rejects appeal, report on passenger figures.

Monday 10th August 2020.

August 10, 2020

Covid figures don’t improve. lives lost and property destroyed due to rains. Panamanian Cyclist in Milan San-Remo race.

Friday 7th August 2020.

August 7, 2020

Covid-19 update, Colon murders third charged, no specialty says the US.

Wednesday 5th August 2020.

August 5, 2020

Main Covid-19 report. Second person arrested for Colon massacre. BNP $1 billion bond issue.

Tuesday 4th August 2020.

August 4, 2020

Covid-19 update, Mayor sanctioned for breaking quarantine, Martinelli fighting court cases.

Monday 3rd August 2020.

August 3, 2020

Today’s news dominated by Covid-19 as case numbers fail to improve.

Friday 31st July 2020.

July 31, 2020

Guatemalan attorney general wades in on Parlacen. Finance and Panama’s ratings.

Wednesday 29th July 2020.

July 29, 2020

Covid-19 weekly full report, Parlacen decried on impunity. Uber now takes Clave.

Tuesday 28th July 2020.

July 28, 2020

Covid-19 update. Panama bench at Parlacen will not swear in Martinelli sons. Credicorp gets good ratings

Monday 27th July 2020.

July 27, 2020

Covid testing reaches 4000 per day goal, Matinelli family saga continues, will covid threaten the coffee harvest.

Friday 24th July 2020.

July 24, 2020

Famously referred to as a Den of Thieves by Ricardo Martinelli. Sons want to be sworn in to PARLACEN.

Wednesday 22nd July 2020.

July 22, 2020

Weekly full Covid-19 report. Martinelli Brothers FBI extends extradition cause.

21st July 2020.

July 21, 2020

Covid-19, Colon murders, and banks generate deposits.

Monday 20th July 2020.

July 20, 2020

Covid-19 Report. Suspect apprehended in the murder of 7 youth’s in Colon. Ministry of Health at last looks into Hospital Hotels sanitary contract.

Friday 17th July 2020.

July 17, 2020

President decrees Friday 17th a Day of Reflection in light of 1000 deaths from Covid-19

Wednesday 15th July 2020.

July 15, 2020

Back to full weekend lock down, as Ministry unable to control the contagion.

Tuesday 14th July 2020.

July 14, 2020

Covid-19 1540 new cases, Martinelli saga continues with 60 day incapacity & the 2020 games gets their mascot.

Monday 13th July 2020.

July 13, 2020

Covid-19 records broken daily. Martinelli sons case in Guatemala &600 Trucks used to move containers after bridge damage.

Friday 10th July 2020.

July 10, 2020

No relief from Covid-19 as cases near 1000 again. Kenia Porcell sequestered by Martinelli.

Thursday 9th July 2020.

July 9, 2020

Coronavirus no respite, Martinelli sons pending court appearance and Santa Librada muted celebrations

Wednesday 8th July 2020.

July 8, 2020

Epidemiologist Lourdes Moreno in isolation. Martinelli Brothers held in jail.

Tuesday 7th July 2020.

July 7, 2020

Ex presidents two sons detained in Guatemala. Covid cases continue to rise.

Monday 6th July 2020.

July 6, 2020

Corprensa, court orders sequestration on behalf of Ex President.

Friday 3rd July 2020.

July 3, 2020

Two ex Presidents attend the prosecutors office. Highest deaths in one day due to Covid-19

News Thursday 2nd July 2020.

July 2, 2020

The President of the Republic address the assembly on his first year in office.

The News Wednesday 1st July 2020.

July 1, 2020

Covid-19 report and economic preparations for the “New Normal”.

The News Tuesday 30th June 2020.

June 30, 2020

Covid-19 cases reach new high! Two Ex Presidents under the spotlight.

Monday 29th June 2020.

June 29, 2020

1028 new cases of Covid-19 in a day, a record. Moratoriums with the banks and utility companies – restructure.

Friday 26th June 2020.

June 26, 2020

New Covid-19 cases in one day 1007. Health advisory council and judicial cases.

Thursday 25th June 2020.

June 25, 2020

Francisco Sucre replaces Rosario Turner as Minister of Health.

Wednesday 24th June 2020.

June 24, 2020

Ship collides with rail bridge in the Canal. 15 more die from Covid-19.

Tuesday 23rd une 2020.

June 23, 2020

Panama’s stock market down due to corona-virus. 20 more deaths.

Monday 22nd June 2020.

June 22, 2020

Covid-19 update. PRD and Jimmy’s restaurant fined after protests.

Friday 19th June 2020.

June 19, 2020

Convalescent transfusions for Covid-19. Judiciary goes back to work.

Thursday 18th June 2020.

June 18, 2020

13 more deaths and 635 new cases. DOT in the US fines COPA half a million.

Wednesday 17th June 2020.

June 17, 2020

Coronavirus update. IATA warns on Latin American airline future.

Tuesday 16th June 2020.

June 16, 2020

Covid crisis continues. Endangered species rescued.

Monday 15th June 2020.

June 15, 2020

627 new cases of Covid-19. CSS ads new ICU beds.

Friday 12th June 2020.

June 12, 2020

First patients for modular hospital. President increases bonus to $100. Legal challenge of unconstitutionality.

News Thursday 11th June 2020.

June 11, 2020

Covid cases increase! and comptroller does not sign off Solidario Hospital.

News Wednesday 10th June 2020.

June 10, 2020

Cars turned away at Sanitary check points _ DGI suspends time limits.

Tuesday 9th June 2020

June 9, 2020

Justice set back until later in the month due to Lock-down. New Covid cases still too high.

Monday 8th June 2020

June 8, 2020

Panama goes back to full lock-down an Beauty salons told to get ready to open.

Friday 4th June 2020.

June 5, 2020

Gorgas Institute on testing and weekend movement restrictions.

News 4th June 2020

June 4, 2020

New Covid-19 Cases double and Solidario hospital under the magnifying glass.

News 3rd June 2020.

June 3, 2020

President Cortizo looking at cabinet changes. Mask wearing compulsory by law.

News 2nd June 2020

June 2, 2020

After the first day of phase 2 & flying will not be the same for some time.

The news Monday 1st June 2020.

June 1, 2020

Covid-19 cases rising as we enter into next phase of “New Normal”

The news Friday 29th May 2020.

May 29, 2020

Tribunal Electoral extends validity of ID to 15 years. Lock-down eases Monday.

The news Thursday 28th May 2020.

May 28, 2020

Five day run of high contagion, Acodeco checks on sanitary prices.

The news Wednesday 27th May 2020.

May 27, 2020

Lock down eases and hydroxychloroquine  removed as treatment for Covid-19

The news Tuesday 26th May 2020.

May 26, 2020

Covid case numbers still going up. Courts way behind in cases.

Monday 25th May 2020.

May 25, 2020

Frustration on new normal opening and counterfeit money bust.

Friday 22nd May 2020.

May 22, 2020

Covid-19 update, truckers stuck at the border with Costa RIca get a means of passage.

Thursday 21st May 2020.

May 21, 2020

CSS under pressure. Airlines in for a hard time.

Wednesday 20th May 2020.

May 20, 2020

Trucks stuck at Panama/Costa Rica border.

The news from the Republic of Panama Monday 18th May 2020.

May 18, 2020

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May 14, 2020

Panama has the strictest lock-down in the Americas, more fatalities and Airlines wait to restart operations

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May 14, 2020

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