· May, 2007

Stories about Panama from May, 2007

Panama: Political Season Heating Up, The Return of Noriega, and Crime in Panama: a Love Story

  30 May 2007

Presidential elections in Panama are not scheduled until May 2009, but bloggers are already keeping a watchful eye out for any developments. Another interesting turn of events that will arrive sooner than the elections is the expected release of former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega. Finally, in addition to blog entries about visas, travel and food, one blogger's hopeful encounter with a beautiful woman turns out to be something more unexpected and less appealing.

Panama: Strange Sights on the Highways

  17 May 2007

Every once in awhile, driving along the roads of Panama one sees the strangest sights. CaDs [ES] happened to have a camera handy and captured the image of a man sleeping in a hammock on the back of a moving truck.

Panama: Counterfeit Glycerin Leads to Deaths

  7 May 2007

IT Buda [ES] links to a recent New York Times article about the substitution of “El Guayacolato” in commonly-found medicines, which led to the deaths of close to 400 Panamanians. The Panama Investor Blog writes that earlier many were concerned that these deaths were caused by a rare virus, but...

Panama: 1000 Polleras Festival

  7 May 2007

The Panama Report describes and provides pictures of the 1000 Polleras Festival that takes place on Calle 50 where “(it) might resemble Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade after sniffing one too many whip cream canisters”

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