Thursday 20th October 2016. You, me and the Music!
October 20, 2016
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Nice relaxing morning this morning, no guests so a chance to rummage around my music collection and the Internet. “What do the French call French Bread?” that is one of findings for this morning, what do they call things in the countries of origin where the name is part of the title?
[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]The News:
After the so-called ‘Panama Papers’ scandal, the Panamanian government hired, for $370,000, the US firm Bellwether Strategies, to clean up the country’s image.
The Mayor’s Office of Panama has awarded the work for the revitalization of Calle Uruguay, in the neighborhood of Bella Vista, to Meco construction company for $26.4 million.
The Budget Committee of the National Assembly approved a transfer of $20.6 million to the Institute of Aqueducts and Sewage Systems (Idaan) to reinforce the study of sewerage systems in the country.
Public Ministry Secretary General Rolando Rodríguez said yesterday that the fact that the money was returned to Caja de Ahorros does not erase the fact that the money was loaned illegally.
Yesterday, the six pre-qualified companies for the design and construction of the fourth bridge over the Panama Canal conducted a field visit on the path where this project will be built.
Tax revenues accumulated thru September 2016 increased by $3.936 million, i. e. $363 million (10.1%) more than in the same period last year (2015).
Heavy rains in the last 24 hours have left 3,000 people impacted by flooding in various parts of the country, said José Donderis, director general of the civil defense agency Sinaproc.
On Thursday, October 27, at 7:30 am, Panamanian athletes Irving Saladino and Alonso Edward will offer a free athletics clinics
Panamanian film “Salsipuedes” was chosen as a finalist in the Huelva Latin American Film Festival, with 15 other films.