Monday 31st July 2017. Caminando La Dorada.

July 31, 2017

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El Valle

Rob Getman in the last hour this morning talks to us about the upcoming ‘Caminando La Dorada’ this is a 5, 10 or 15k event which takes place in El Valle on the 13th of August. If you are interested in hiking or running, or perhaps a walk like me this could be for you… for more info…..  click here

Rob Getman & Gerry

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The announcement made Saturday by Panameñista deputy Jorge Alberto Rosas, to separate himself from any file involving the company Odebrecht that reached the Credentials Committee of the National Assembly, was described by leaders of different sectors of the country as “reckless”.

The director of the National Civil Protection System (Sinaproc), José Donderis, confirmed the death of a surfer in Punta Barco beach this Saturday, July 29. As reported by Sinaproc, the body was found at 9:00 a.m.

At least 187 homes were affected by flooding in several sectors of western Panama, the National Civil Protection System (Sinaproc) reported.

During the afternoon of Saturday there was a peaceful demonstration on the Cinta Costera in rejection of the country’s corruption scandals.  Demonstrators chanted slogans against President Juan Carlos Varela and Attorney General Kenia Porcell after statements by former lawyer of Brazilian construction company Odebrecht, Rodrigo Tacla.

Rising imports of agricultural products, in some cases at harvest time, are putting the country’s food sovereignty at risk. Rice crops in the eastern region of Panama, tomato farming in Chiriquí and onions in Natá, Coclé; as well as pig breeding and grade C milk production, are at risk due to imports.

Panama announced yesterday that it would “not recognize” the results of the election for a Constituent Assembly in Venezuela, joining Mexico and Colombia, in the US administration’s effort to end the crisis in the South American country.

The government and employers have considered opening the labor market to more immigrants to face the deficit of skilled labor. For its part, the University of Panama is preparing to open new careers.

The construction works in the municipal cemeteries of Chilibre and Alcalde Díaz were inspected by mayor José Blandón, with the objective of verifying the advances of the projects, which consist of the construction of administrative offices and the construction or completion of the perimeter walls.


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