Thursday 22nd December 2016. The countdown continues!
December 22, 2016
[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Program audio:
Join me for three hours of music and chat as we rummage around the internet, our countdown completes tomorrow with three hours of Christmas music and musical guests to start off the holiday weekend.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]The News:
In the last months of the year the population has strongly criticized the management of the director of the Social Security Fund (CSS), Estivenson Girón and even some are asking for his resignation.
The US Department of Justice revealed that between 2010 and 2014, Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht paid bribes to senior officials in the government of Panama to secure public works contracts.
Support of the Panamanian Government for the creation of a representative of the LGBT rights group (lesbian, gay, transsexual and bisexual) in the plenary of the United Nations Organization continues to generate controversy
The workers of the newspapers El Siglo and La Estrella, among them editors, journalists, correctors and photographers, gathered in Porras Park, in Calidonia.
The Tourism Authority of Panama (ATP) met with representatives of hotels, tourism operators and travel agencies, interested in participating in incentive, congress and convention fairs, which will promote the institution internationally.
The cash collection of taxes and fines in the General Directorate of Revenue (DGI) is suspended from yesterday December 21.
The container ship Valparaíso Express established a new record in the Panama Canal, becoming the largest vessel to transit through the new locks with a capacity of 10,589 TEU (containers of 20 feet), and was recognized for its environmental efficiency.
This is the fourth time that the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) reduces Panama’s economic growth prospects for 2016.
Some 43,300 turtle eggs have been collected from La Cuchilla Beach in Tonosí and placed in an artificial nursery to ensure their survival and prevent them from falling into the hands of poachers.