Wednesday 23rd August 2017. Canada Report, Movie Review and events in the Municipality.

August 23, 2017

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What can I say? Andres for his movie review this week has been to see “Captain Underpants,” so fitting. He awards it a 7/10 take a listen to find out why.

In the last hour we are joined by Cesar Robles, Leila Nilipour and Raquel Rosas from the Cultural area of the Panama Municipality. As Panama City moves towards its 500th anniversary in 2019 we discuss some of the many events are are happening now or in the pipeline. The scavenger hunt is coming up beginning of Sept and this Saturday the 26th it is Panama’s version of Cinderella “La Fogonera.” More info needed? CLICK HERE.

Raquel, Leila, Cesar & Gerry

Michael Droulliard

Of course it is Wednesday and we have the Canada Report from the best Canadian in Panama, Michael Drouilliard! Check out this weeks episode.

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Coat_of_Arms_of_Panama.svgThe Minister of Public Works Jaime Ford (2012-2014) paid yesterday afternoon the sum of 500 thousand dollars as bail for release, as approved by the Second High Court of Justice.

The Government Committee of the National Assembly (AN) issued preliminary draft number 43 of the statute of limitations on corruption crimes.

Staff of the National Aeronautical Service (Senan), located yesterday the boat Luis Franco II, with thirteen people on board, who had gone missing in Coiba.

Yesterday, the Panama Canal received the ‘CMA CGM Theodore Roosevelt’, the largest vessel that has traveled through the new locks, following a route between Asia and the east coast of the United States and reaffirming the impact of the expanded canal.

A jury of conscience acquitted those implicated in the murder of Miguel Antonio Lasso, who was a member of the national futsal team, the Judicial Branch reported.

The People’s Republic of China will receive Francisco Carlo Escobar Pedreschi as Ambassador of the Republic of Panama.

The repair work on line 2 of the Pacora water treatment plant, known as Cabra 2, will continue until today, according to estimates of the National Aqueduct and Sewer Institute (Idaan).

Yesterday, the Panamanian government made the decision to demand a stamped visa starting from October 1, for Venezuelan citizens who intend to enter Panamanian territory.

The Central American Percussion Festival was born in 2012 as a sort of younger brother of the Panama Jazz Festival and now its organizers are preparing their 6th edition to be held this August 26 at the Danilo PĂ©rez Foundation and Villa Agustina in Casco Antiguo.


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