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  • Flying to Panama gets easier with new Copa Airlines flights starting in July

    Copa Airlines doesn't have the name recognition of JetBlue or Southwest for South Florida travelers, but the Latin American carrier is aiming to change that with new service to Panama that launches July 11. Officials of the Panamanian carrier were at...
  • Panama Canal expansion won't have much impact on Baltimore's port [Letter]

    Panama Canal expansion won't have much impact on Baltimore's port [Letter]
    I don't know where commentator Gene E. Bigler got the idea that Panama is handling eight million containers "mostly to U.S. consumers this year" ("Panama Canal expansion critical to the U.S.," March 18). The canal expansion project will have only a...
  • More Latin American companies opening South Florida offices, research finds

    More companies from Latin America are setting up offices in South Florida, lured by the chance to sell in the U.S. market, the availability of multilingual staff and ease of travel back to their home countries. That's one finding from WorldCity's...
  • Panama economic growth slows to 8.4 percent in 2013

    PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - Panama's economy slowed in 2013 after two straight years of double-digit growth, but remained one of Latin America's fastest expanding economies thanks to heavy government infrastructure spending, official data showed on Thursday....
  • Man dies after falling from 12th floor of Panama City Beach hotel

    Man dies after falling from 12th floor of Panama City Beach hotel
    A 62-year-old Texas man who was chaperoning his 18-year-old daughter on Spring Break died Wednesday after falling from a 12th floor balcony at a Panama City Beach hotel. Thomas H. Saunders, 62, of Southlake, Texas, was chaperoning his daughter and a...
  • Upcoming high school spring break baseball tournaments

    Upcoming high school spring break baseball tournaments
    Upcoming high school spring break tournaments include: Central Florida Spring Break Slam March 24-27 At Dr. Phillips, West Orange and Apopka Stuart Martin County vs. Wekiva, 10 a.m., at Dr. Phillips; Jacksonville Bolles vs. Panama City Beach Arnold,...
  • Panama Canal expansion critical to the U.S. [Commentary]

    Work on the expansion of the Panama Canal, led by a European consortium, resumed recently after a disturbing interruption of the project because of a cost dispute. Completion of the work may now have been set back to December 2015 or later. The visit to...
  • Florida lands 10 of the top 25 beaches in the U.S.

    Florida lands 10 of the top 25 beaches in the U.S.
    Why should Dr. Beach have all the fun? While his famous best beaches in the U.S. list for 2014 won't come out until Memorial Day weekend, the folks over at TripAdvisor have corralled their user reviews to come out with their second annual Travelers'...
  • Review: 'The Sixth Extinction' by Elizabeth Kolbert

    Review: 'The Sixth Extinction' by Elizabeth Kolbert
    Much as we like to think our legacy will be the sum of our great works of art and science, humans might go down in geologic history as the force behind a tiny, extraordinary line of dirt. Even a casual observer of the fossil record looking back 100...
  • Aquinas, Heritage and Grandview Prep sit atop FHSAA Sunshine Cup all-sports award standings

    With the winter sports season finished, St. Thomas Aquinas, American Heritage and Grandview Prep lead their respective classifications in the FHSAA Floyd E. Lay Sunshine Cup all-sports award standings.   Here are the top 10 teams in the overall...
  • A year after Chavez's death, Venezuelan leader cuts ties with Panama

    CARACAS, Venezuela — President Nicolas Maduro said Wednesday that¬† he is breaking diplomatic relations with Panama, a decision he announced amid commemorations of the first anniversary of predecessor Hugo Chavez's death and continuing protests...