Wednesday 6th December 2017. Movie review and Pub2Pub across the Americas.

December 6, 2017

Program Audio:

It is a non movie review Wednesday, Andres did go to the movies but there was not one cinema screen in Panama showing Coco in English… All dubbed, so he didn’t see it in protest. But we do have a chat about Christmas movies.



Ben Coombs & Gerry

In the last hour today we take a trip with Ben Coombs on his expedition from the Northern most Pub to the Southernmost pub. This takes him on a journey from an island at the top of Norway to the Southernmost tip of Chile. His vehicle is a TVR sports car made in Britain which so far has proved to be extremely reliable. Now here in Panama his car being readied for shipping to Colombia (we have no road through the Darien to Colombia, the only way is by ship). All being well Ben hopes to conclude his journey in February.

Michael Droulliard


It is Wednesday and time to check out the happenings up North in fact the Great White North with this weeks Canada Report with Michael.

News Audio:


The Ministers of Economy and Finance of the European Union (EU) adopted yesterday the blacklist of tax havens, in which they included 17 countries and jurisdictions.

Nicolás Corcione and Henri Mizrachi’s participation on the board of directors of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) will be evaluated by the President of the Republic, Juan Carlos Varela.

The prosecutor of the Nation, Kenia Porcell, declared “under reservation” the investigation related to the case known as Blue Apple, allegedly related to the payment of bribes and other acts of corruption by state contractors.

The ‘decimos’ owed during the years 1972 to 1983, are finally reaching the hands of about 190 thousand retirees and pensioners, who were listed in the Social Security Fund (CSS), through their Negotiable Payment Certificates (Cepadem).

The Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported yesterday that travelers from Panama who head to the Bahamas, Brazil, Guyana, Jamaica, Nicaragua and Nigeria should be vaccinated against yellow fever to enter these countries.

The preparations for the fifteenth edition of the Panama Jazz Festival, that will take place from January 15 to 20, in the City of Knowledge and Casco Antiguo, are going well.

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