Tuesday 22nd November 2016. You, me and the music as tropical storm Otto hits.
November 22, 2016
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What a day as tropical storm Otto takes hold, continuous rain with the likelihood that tomorrow it will become hurricane Otto. We try to keep the sun shining here on TBS, but most of the first half hour and raining songs!
Sadly due to the weather no Yoly today but she has threatened to be back next week!
[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]The News:
Former Small Business Authority (Ampyme) Director Giselle Burrillo arrived yesterday morning for a hearing in the First Judicial District Court on charges of offenses against public administration during the government of Ricardo Martinelli.
The President of the Republic, Juan Carlos Varela, held a telephone conversation with US President-elect Donald Trump yesterday morning, during which the two leaders reviewed issues such as regional security, trade flows and hemispheric political situations.
A committee of experts has proposed measures to strengthen the transparency of Panama’s tax system and its anti-money laundering laws.
The Emergency Operations Center (COE) of the National Civil Protection System (Sinaproc) raised a yellow alert for the provinces of Chiriquí, Veraguas, Bocas del Toro, Comarca Ngäbe Buglé and Colón; it also declared a green alert for the rest of the country.
A report of the Comptroller General of the Republic reveals that between January and September of 2016, tourists and passengers in transit spent $3.7 billion.
The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) reports that it is continuing with the preventive water discharges in Gatun, to maintain the lake at safe levels for communities located on the banks of rivers and waterway reservoirs, and for the transit of ships.
A wall of a building collapsed yesterday morning along Avenida Frangipani in Panama City. The incident closed the street.
The mayor of Panama removed on Sunday 52 kiosks sublet to foreigners in the corregimiento of Calidonia.
A total of 60 students from the IPT Torrijos Carter School in San Miguelito participated in the first Workshop on Gender, Equality and Roles, developed by the Mayor of San Miguelito in coordination with the Network against Domestic Violence.