Friday 16th February 2018. Just music and rummage around the Internet.
February 16, 2018
Have a great weekend! It has been a tough two day week! We take a look at some statistics. Can you image in the outcry if 24 only economy configured configured 660 passengers) Jumbo Jets crashed in the USA alone, or the outcry if 195 coaches (80 passengers) crashed. There would be demands for changes in the laws requiring more regulations and controls on safety etc. Apart from the fact we would not want to fly in Jumbo’ or coaches. Well that is how many people were killed by guns in 2017 in the USA and nothing is happening.
The Panamanian president, Juan Carlos Varela, sanctioned a law that establishes measures to prevent, prohibit and sanction discriminatory acts, such as sexual or school harassment and racism, official sources reported yesterday.
President Juan Carlos Varela left the country with his wife and younger son, on Wednesday night, on a personal trip, reported the State Communications Secretary.
A total of 15 complaints for the possible violation of the electoral ban, especially during the Carnival days, were presented before the Electoral Tribunal (TE).
The Directorate for the Monitoring of Political Financing of the Electoral Tribunal held yesterday a training session for candidates for free nomination to the general elections of May 5, 2019, with the aim of preventing electoral crimes.
The Ministry of the Environment (MiAmbiente) announced that it has suspended, since Wednesday, visits to Isla Iguana in Pedasí, province of Los Santos, for security reasons.
The authorities of the Ministry of Housing and Territorial Planning (Miviot) detected that in six areas of the district of Panama the illegal practice of clandestine rentals continues.
During the Carnival festivities, a total of 13,077 sanctions were applied for infractions to the Traffic Regulations, mostly due to excessive speed and proven drunkenness.
The Ministry of Environment (MiAmbiente) informed of the beginning of the studies for the elaboration of an ecotourism plan in the Chucantí Natural Reserve, in the hydrological reserve of the Serranía de Majé, located in the district of Chimán , in the province of Panama.