Tuesday 18th June 2019. Events in Panama and Why go out to eat!

June 18, 2019


Augusto from the Visitor newspaper is back and we take a look at a couple of somewhat unappreciated events in Panama like the Corpus Christi Festival which is taking place this week.


In the last hour as we do on a Tuesday Feisty Foodie Sara is with us and today the topic is eating out “What gets you out of the house?  Are people just checking out the hot spots?  How long can a place stay hot for before the “next hot spot” opens? Looking for discounts?  Wing Week?  Festivals?  Reviews?  What makes someone try a place?  Word of mouth?  Flyers?  Social media?”

The Comptroller General of the Republic, Federico Humbert , sent a letter last Friday to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Justice (CSJ), Hernán De León, to inform him of the “serious and anomalous events” that occurred on the 13th June, in the National Assembly.

The morning of yesterday Monday, June 17, continued the oral trial for the wiretapping case.

The transition between outgoing and incoming governments now has a new point of discord: the decree issued by the president, Juan Carlos Varela , which gives permanence to foreigners who have up to 10 years of having obtained permission to be in the country.

Next Saturday, June 22, the first shipment of Panamanian beef will depart for China, said Néstor González, Minister of Commerce and Industries (MICI).

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