Thursday 26th May 2016. It’s about Coffee and Tech.

May 26, 2016

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Coffeetologist Manuel Barsallo with Gerry

Two guests on this mornings program, Dr Computer ‘Alex Neuman’ is with us in the first hour as we touch on Internet security, routers among other things.

In the last hour today we have Manuel Barsallo, coffeetologist, blogger and photographer. We get into a complex topic this morning cupping coffee. Manuel was partaking in cupping recently for the tasting in Boquete of the BOP (Best of Panama). This is a pre-event for the auctions that will take place in June. Check out more from Manuel at

Talking tech our regular contributor… Dr Computer Alex Neuman.


[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]The News:

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Deputy Minister of Economy Iván Zarak reiterated yesterday the government’s intentions to preserve the jobs of the companies in the Waked Group that have been placed on the Clinton list by US authorities.

Members of the Democratic Revolutionary Party (PRD) held a meeting yesterday to discuss the selection of a candidate for the presidency of the National Assembly.

On Tuesday, University of Panama (UP) Rector Gustavo García de Paredes criticized an audit done by the Comptroller General of the school that alleged irregularities in contracts for new education centers.

The deputy Minister temporarily in charge of the Ministry of Security, Alexis Bethancourt, reported that the Safe Neighborhoods program is being purged.

The third power transmission line of Panama is almost 80% complete, informed the general manager of the Electricity Transmission Company, S.A. (Etesa), Ivan Barria, to La Estrella de Panama.

The Panama Canal expansion project, the expansion of Tocumen International Airport and lines 2 and 3 of the Panama Metro are great attractions for investment in Panama, said the president of the Republic, Juan Carlos Varela, during the inauguration of the 67th World Congress FIABCI, which brings together 500 investors from all over the world in Panama City.

The Social Management Office of the Municipality of Panama conducted an operation yesterday to remove homeless people from the streets.

Panama City has been selected by the Rockefeller Foundation to be part of its 100 resilient cities network.

The young psychedelic rock band Diafragma, confirmed its participation at the Patria Grande Festival (from November 17 to 24 this year). This includes a concert at the legendary Plaza de la Revolución in Havana.


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