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​Toughie, the ‘loneliest frog on Earth’, croaks
​Toughie, the ‘loneliest frog on Earth’, croaks
Another day, another species wiped out. This time it’s Toughie, called the “loneliest frog on Earth” by a variety of groups all the way up to...
PanamaLeaks: Scope narrows for the rich to hide offshore assets
PanamaLeaks: Scope narrows for the rich to hide offshore assets
As the global tax reform movement gains traction, one of the largest law firms in one of the last tax haven outposts has been dealt a major blow....
France to extradite Noriega to Panama
France to extradite Noriega to Panama
Panama's ex-strongman Manuel Noriega on Wednesday looked set to finally return home -- and go straight into custody there -- after more than two...
Somali pirates seize Panama-flagged ship MV ORNA
Somali pirates seize Panama-flagged ship MV ORNA
Somali pirates on two skiffs seized the Panama-flagged merchant ship MV ORNA after firing small arms and rocket-propelled grenades at the vessel,...
Rising sea drives Panama islanders to mainland
Rising sea drives Panama islanders to mainland
Rising seas from global warming, coming after years of coral reef destruction, are forcing thousands of indigenous Panamanians to leave their...
Panama's Noriega sentenced to seven years in jail
Panama's Noriega sentenced to seven years in jail
A French court on Wednesday sentenced Panama's former dictator, Manuel Noriega, to seven years in jail for laundering drug money.
Manuel Noriega sent to jail by French judge
Manuel Noriega sent to jail by French judge
Manuel Noriega, the former Panamanian dictator extradited from the United States to France, is to be detained in one of Paris's most famous prisons...
US extradites Noriega to France
US extradites Noriega to France
The United States extradited former Panamanian strongman Manuel Noriega to France on Monday to face money-laundering charges after years of legal...
Hats off to Panama
Hats off to Panama
A grubby billboard stands propped up against the kerb. La Casona de las Brujas, it reads, which loosely translates as the House of Witches. It...
Voters approve plan for bigger Panama canal
Voters approve plan for bigger Panama canal
Panamanians have overwhelmingly approved a $5,25-billion plan to widen their transcontinental canal, a project that will allow the world's biggest...
Voters to decide on Panama Canal expansion
Voters to decide on Panama Canal expansion
Voters headed to the polls on Sunday for a referendum on a $5,25-billion plan to widen the Panama Canal, a strategic waterway whose main users are...

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