Friday 10th June 2016! Back from my travels.

June 10, 2016

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Nice to be back after a few days break in Boston, well two days traveling and two days enjoying a lovely city. Getting back into the saddle this morning you, me and some great music.

gabrielIn the last hour though being Friday I have Gabriel with me from the Visitor newspaper as we catch up on some of the things that you can be doing here in the Republic of Panama and a look at what you can fine in this weeks edition.

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The Panameñista Party is seeking to further consolidate its dominion of the National Assembly. The legislative caucus of the ruling party is talking separately with each of the members of the legislative plenary.

The Panamanian law firm of Mossack Fonseca (MF) provided services to companies that may have violated the U.S. embargo against Cuba or had links with companies blocked by the Department of the Treasury of the United States, according to records from the law firm, says an extensive report of the newspaper El Nuevo Herald.

Representatives of the Uber transport platform have said they are willing to have a conversation with the Government on “collaborative mobility”, with the purpose of establishing a regulatory process that includes such companies.

The National Development Council will present their anti-corruption proposals to the executive on Thursday.

Panama urgently needs a law to manage and control its garbage, especially plastic products, which increasingly pollute rivers and seas and threaten food security, said Leo Heileman, director and representative for Latin America and the Caribbean of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

From August 16 to 21 the XII International Book Fair of Panama will be held in Atlapa Convention Center. This year, the theme will be “A book, a trip to the imagination”, and this time the guest of honor will be the United States.


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