Latest posts by Betsy Galbreath from January, 2014
Presidential Debate in Panama Creates More Questions Than Answers
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.
Skepticism and Expectation Ahead of Ruling on Maritime Boundary Between Chile and Peru
On January 27, 2014, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague will announce a decision on the dispute about maritime delimitation between Peru and Chile.
Political Propaganda in the New Panamanian Passports?
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.
Self Defense Against Drug Cartels or the Mexican Government in Michoacán?
In an effort to bring peace to the state of Michoacán, the government has sent the military to disarm citizen self-defense groups who have taken up arms against organized crime.
Uruguay Among 10 Most Ethical Destinations for Fourth Consecutive Year
Every year, Ethical Traveler chooses the top ten countries to visit in the developing world. These countries must demonstrate commitment to the conservation of their natural resources.
Panama Canal Expansion Faces a New Challenge
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.
Media Factory: A News Accelerator for Latin America
Media Factory is a new digital accelerator company focused solely on creating media in Latin America.