Wednesday 22nd February 2017. Movie Review and Afro Caribbean Fair.

February 22, 2017

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Andres Clemente

Movie review time of the week with Andres Clemente, the movie he takes a look at is Lion starring Dev Patel and Nicole Kiman. But we also get Anrdres’s predictions for the Oscar awards that takes place this coming Sunday.

Another event taking place this weekend is the XXXVI Afro Caribbean Fair at Atlapa. Two days of  great entertainment, handicrafts, drinks and of course food. Here with me this morning to tell us all about it Marva Christie from Samaap (Society of friends of the West Indian Museum of Panama.

Marva Christie and Gerry

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Chancellor and Vice-President Isabel de Saint Malo and Public Security Minister Alexis Bethancourt will travel to Washington.

The Attorney General’s Office reported yesterday that in Panama there are six investigations into the bribery scandal involving the Brazilian construction company Odebrecht, and that so far 17 people are being investigated.

The popularity of president Juan Carlos Varela this month maintained its downward trend, reveals the latest Dichter & Neira poll for TVN Noticias.

Yesterday, San Miguelito Mayor Gerald Cumberbatch rejected accusations that he committed electoral fraud.

The CEO of Copa Holdings quoted unconfirmed press reports, which point out that Delta Airlines was also interested in the alliance with Avianca.

A report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), quoted by the Chilean daily La Tercera, indicates that Panama will have the highest per capita gross domestic product (GDP) in Latin America by 2018.

With an investment of $138 thousand, the Ministry of Health (MINSA) launched the Mobile Vaccination Unit, which will benefit children and adults in areas of difficult access.

The company Mi Bus aims to reduce the time in which public transport users are mobilized through the Corredor Norte and Corredor Sur by 65 percent.

The Republic of Panama, as a leading country in oceans management, will present its experiences in the First United Nations Oceans Conference.


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