Friday 4th May 2018. May the fourth be with you! Sustainable architecture & Fact Checking.

May 4, 2018

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In the second hour this morning we have Oscar Diaz and Aaron Simon from the architectural firm Diaz Diaz. The topic, design and sustainable construction for the tropics. For more information click the banner.

In the last hour today Igor De Sousa and Julia Fong from the US Embassy in Panama talk about the upcoming (8th May) Fact Checking conference. The speaker will be Glenn Kessler Diplomatic Correspondent and author of the Blog “Fact Checker” for the Washington Post. (click on the flyer to register).

News Audio:

President Juan Carlos Varela informed that steps are being taken for the low cost airline Viva Colombia to maintain its operations in Panama.

On Thursday, May 3 , the President of the Republic, Juan Carlos Varela , made a call to  the Single Union of Construction Workers (Suntracs) and the  Panamanian Chamber of Construction (Capac) to reach an agreement this weekend.

The general director of the Social Security Fund, Alfredo Martiz,  presented on the morning of May 3, four “complaints” and two complaints to the Public Prosecutor for alleged embezzlement in the  CSS which he directs .

Panama has fulfilled the commitments it made with the  European Union (EU) to stay out of the black list of tax havens , said the highest European representative in Panama, Giovanni Di Girolamo .

The Ministry of Health (Minsa) presented on Thursday, May 3, the results of the Fourth World Survey of Youth Smoking, which shows that 7.8% of 2 thousand 96 Panamanian students surveyed , aged between 13 and 15 years, use tobacco products

A minor of 13 years of age, resident in the village of Las Tablas, had to be transferred to the capital after being diagnosed with hanta virus cardiopulmonary syndrome.

Two people were rescued this Thursday, May 3, by agents of  the National Aeronaval Service (Senan) after the yacht they sailed on caught fire in the area of ​​Pacheca Island, in the archipelago of Las Perlas.

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