Thuraday 7th November 2019. Talking tech with Dr Computer.

November 7, 2019

Dr Computer (Alex Neuman) is back from his trip to China. We chat about what was on the agenda, needless to say Huawei was fairly prominent. Also the difficulties of communicating as a foreigner in a country that has strict censorship in place, WhatsApp without any photos, video or audio. Xiomi introduce the 108 mpixel camera.

The hearings of people who were arrested last week in protests against constitutional reforms were rescheduled for 4, 10, 16, 17, 18, and 19 December, while others will be held in January 2020.

Students from different universities and members of youth organizations on Wednesday, 6 November, decried the excessive use of force in past protests against constitutional reforms, which left 93 citizens arrested.

The Palacio Justo Arosemena, headquarters of the National Assembly, will have new offices realized and managed by the president of that body, Marcos Castillero, at a cost of $787 thousand 722.

The Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) announced, on Wednesday, November 6, that the government will write off a $85.3 million debt that the Colon Free Zone (ZLC) maintains with the National Bank of Panama (BNP),which generates $12.5 million annually in debt service.

Panama, Nicaragua and El Salvador are the three countries in the Central American region that have managed to protect their exports in the face of the eventual exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union.

The Ministry of Health (Minsa) issued a health warning because of the number of dengue cases that have been filed at the national level. According to the authorities, a record of 2 thousand 676 cases of dengue is pending to date.


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