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May 14, 2020


Covid-19 has caused four  additional deaths in the last 24 hours, which means that 260 people have died from the virus in the country. Panama registers a total of 9,118  people infected with the virus.

Panamanians are subject to one of the strictest containment regimes in all of America, probably the most restrictive.

Worries and excitement have accompanied the gradual reopening of merchants authorized to make online sales. Although most of the eligible businesses had prepared for this form of service to the public, several of them comment with bewilderment at the lack of prior information

The form approved by the Ministry of Housing and Territorial Development (Miviot) to reach agreements between tenants and landlords, obliges tenants to comply with the rental fees that are not being paid due to the health emergency that arose after the pandemic.

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) estimates that the region’s air sector will lose $ 18 billion in the first two quarters of the year due to the closure of borders adopted by most governments to slow the advance of the coronavirus (Covid -19).

LAS TABLAS, Los Santos. The judge of guarantees of the province of Los Santos, Fernando Bedregal, ordered the provisional arrest of two people, 28 and 30 years of age, allegedly linked to the triple homicide that occurred in the township of Tres Quebradas.


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