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  • Robert A. Pastor, 66, served as a national security adviser for Carter

    Robert A. Pastor, an influential scholar and policymaker who spent decades working for better inter-American relations and democracy and free elections in the Western Hemisphere, died Wednesday at his home in Washington, D.C., after a three-year battle...
  • Man wanted cop to be his partner in crime, police say

    Man wanted cop to be his partner in crime, police say
    Here's a new enterprising twist on the rent-a-cop business. Cops jailed Daniel Norona, 24, after they said he offered to pay a cop to help him commit a burglary --  knowing full well he was an officer of the law, reports WMBB ABC News-13 in Panama City....
  • Standouts McCorory, Lewis to run at local indoor meet

    Standouts McCorory, Lewis to run at local indoor meet
    Yvette Lewis receives a double benefit Saturday at the 2014 Hampton Indoor Invitational track meet — the opportunity to compete in front of family and friends. “It’s special,” said the former Peninsula and Hampton University...
  • Five questions

    Five questions
    A few years ago, Richard Larison was leading efforts for Johns Hopkins Medicine International to expand health care access at a local hospital in Panama City, Panama, when a thought popped into his head. "You know, there are still people in my own...
  • Spirit tops in profitability, leads in complaints

    Spirit Airlines ranked among the world's most profitable airlines in 2013, according to an Airline Weekly profitability ranking released Monday. The Miramar-based low-cost carrier was No. 2 with a 17 percent operating profit margin, following Panama's...
  • Roads less traveled, more inviting

    Roads less traveled, more inviting
    How many roads must a travel columnist go down? More than enough to compile a list of favorite scenic highways from the Gulf of Mexico to the Atlantic Ocean, from South Florida to the Georgia border. While the view often includes postcard-worthy...
  • Chile's Alejandro Fernandez Almendras, Jirafa Films Ink Two-Pic Production Alliance (EXCLUSIVE)

    PANAMA CITY - Fresh off a Sundance World Cinema Grand Jury Prize for "To Kill a Man," Chilean writer-director Alejandro Fernandez Almendras has signed a two-pic deal with top Chilean production house Jirafa Films. Jirafa's Augusto Matte will produce both...
  • Outsider Pictures Takes 'Living Is Easy' for the U.S. (EXCLUSIVE)

    PANAMA CITY - One of the U.S.'s major specialists in Spanish-language film distribution, Paul Hudson's Outsider Pictures will release David Trueba's Goya winner "Living Is Easy with Eyes Closed" in the U.S.. Deal was closed between 6 Sales CEO Marina...
  • Panama: Tour highlights the country beyond the canal

    Panama: Tour highlights the country beyond the canal
    The Panama Canal will celebrate the 100th anniversary of its opening on Aug. 15, but there’s much more to see in this often overlooked country than the impressive waterway. Travelers on Collette’s nine-day Discover Panama tour will begin...
  • Man posed as cop to buy meth-making chemical, real cops say

    Man posed as cop to buy meth-making chemical, real cops say
    Here's a recipe for disaster: Posing as a cop to get stuff to cook meth. John Travis Clark, of Santa Rosa Beach, posed as a fake undercover cop to make it easier to buy a chemical used in making meth, according to real Walton County law enforcement...
  • 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...