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Some consider him a murderous tyrant, while others look back on his rule fondly. Either way, Manuel Antonio Noriega is finally dead.
Venezuelan immigrant Rita García answered a lawmaker's reactionary speech with a controversial tirade against Panamanians, comparing them to "monkeys" and saying they're incapable of respecting foreign cultures.
With Facebook groups and discussions on other citizen media outlets, Panamanians search for ways to understand and react to the challenges that come with immigration from its neighboring countries.
The Venezuelan government cut diplomatic and commercial ties with Panama. Social networks have exploded with comments full of surprise at this decision.
The Panama Canal expansion project has taken a hit. The Canal Administrator says he will tolerate no blackmail, and Panamanians are using social media to show their support for him.
Panama's First Lady, Marta de Martinelli, was announced as the official party's vice presidential candidate. Social networks exploded with reactions in favor as well against the announcement.
The second presidential debate took place on January 20 in Panama. Panamanians interacted on social media with a debate that seems to have been left in question.
The Canal's centennial celebrations kicked off with a world record for people painting simultaneously. The event's festive atmosphere diverted the attention from a dispute threatening to halt the Canal's expansion.
The new electronic passports issued by Panama carry in its pages images of accomplishments by the government of Ricardo Martinelli. The move has generated irritation and reactions.
The GUPC continues its work on the Panama Canal despite threats to suspend construction. Meanwhile the Canal Authority is holding the company's feet to the fire.
The company responsible for the expansion of the Panama Canal has threatened to halt work demanding payment in billions for overruns. The Panama Canal Authority refuses to pay.
Panamanians see the proposed Law 651 as an attempt to shield the police and increase their potential to abuse authority, especially after recent unpleasant incidents involving police officers.
Panamanians took to Twitter to reject the way President Ricardo Martinelli expressed himself when denying reports of his son's involvement in an Italian corruption scandal.
On Friday, October 11, Panama, Mexico and Honduras will fight for their chance to attend the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
Panamanian pitcher Mariano Rivera retires from professional baseball, leaving behind a series of records that will be hard to break. The media and social networks paid their respects.
Law 611 has put local doctors on the warpath, while the government assures that foreign doctors will not pose a problem for national workers.
The president called a journalist who wrote an article about his electricity-related business dealings a "sexual harasser" and "crooked" (accepting bribes or blackmail). The social networks reacted in a variety of ways.
The severe drought that is affecting Panama has motivated the government to take several measures, including suspending classes in public and private schools.
Baru Brewery lifted the seizure that it had over the Panamanian Football Federation after a controversial message on President Ricardo Martinelli's Twitter account.
The Panamanian Football Federation had its accounts seized following a demand made by the Baru Brewery. Reactions from Internet users and affected companies have waited for no one.
Venezuelans resident in Panama attended polls to vote in the Venezuelan elections on April 14, 2013. Upon learning of the results, a group of supporters of opposition candidate Henrique Capriles broke into the Embassy of Venezuela in Panama.