Monday 22nd August 2016. You, me, the music and the body.

August 22, 2016

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Holding your breath can cure hiccups?
Holding your breath can cure hiccups?

Welcome to a brand new week, and today it is you, me the music and a rummage around the Internet. Today some things that you perhaps did not know about the body. When you get older your feet can get longer? Old people smell nice? Have a listen to today’s program for the answers.

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The Foreign Ministry asked Supreme Court Justice Jerome Mejía for a summary of the facts of the case involving Ricardo Martinelli, as part of an extradition request for the former president on charges of ordering illegal wiretaps.

There is no end in sight to allegations of irregularities at the University of Panama (UP). The Office of the

Comptroller General has detected more than 400 appointments in the higher education institute which could

not be sustained.

The sixth anti-corruption prosecutor has ordered the questioning of lawyer Rubén Darío Moreno Magdaleno and former Ministry of Labor official Osiris Michelle Herrera as part of the investigation into former Minister of Labor Alma Cortés on charges of unjustified enrichment.

The Cabinet Council authorized the Board of the Santo Tomas Hospital to purchase medicines and surgical supplies through an exceptional process in the amount of $5 million.

A Suezmax was the first tanker to transit through the new locks of the Panama Canal, reported Sunday morning the Panama Canal Administrator Jorge Luis Quijano. It was the Aegean Unity that can transport one million barrels of crude.

The high level of absenteeism in the National Assembly has caused delays in the passage of key laws, which has prompted civic groups to demand that legislators show up for work.

Through the Administrative Unit of Reverted Properties (UABR), the Ministry of Economy and Finance has transferred the grounds of the National Camino de Cruces Park to the Ministry of Environment (MiAmbiente), governing body of natural resources and the environment in Panama.

Recently the organizers of Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants 2016 informed the Panamanian media that this year, our country is included.

The Panama Tourism Authority will invest $50,000 in the premier of the movie Hands of Stone, which portrays the life of Panamanian boxer and World Champion Roberto Durán.


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