Panama Exports Over 40 Tons of Cocaine to the USA for “Destruction”

Panama is exporting 41.28 tons of cocaine to the United States for its "destruction", under the control of the DEA. Authorities say the move is intended to avoid harms to the environment. Minister of Public Security, Juan Manuel Pino: pic.twitter.com/kg22lOsr5i — Kawsachun News (@KawsachunNews) August 30, 2022 The more than forty ton cocaine shipment to…

Panamanian Trade Unions Condemn Violent Repression of Protesters

Peoples Dispatch For the past three weeks, tens of thousands of Panamanians have been mobilizing in rejection of the cost of living crisis and lack of government’s support for the poor to face it. Photo: SUNTRACS/Twitter For the past three weeks, tens of thousands of Panamanians have been mobilizing in rejection of the cost of…

National Strike in Panama Demands Justice for the Poor

Peoples Dispatch The people of Panama have been on the streets since July 1 to demand the government take urgent measures to combat the growing economic and social crisis. Photo: SUNTRACS/Twitter For almost two weeks, tens of thousands of Panamanians have been taking to the streets across the country protesting the cost of living crisis…

China and Panama: Making Things Clear

Julio Yao Villalaz Since the Panamanian government of Juan Carlos Varela established relations with Peoples’ Republic of China in 2017, the pressures to defame, distort and discredit the objectives of a normal relationship with Beijing have not ceased, including inventing and attributing to them crazy intentions that only exist in the unbalanced minds of those…