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  • Venezuela may chill drama of Cuba-U.S. relations at Summit of Americas

    Venezuela may chill drama of Cuba-U.S. relations at Summit of Americas
    The White House expected to bask in good wishes at the two-day Summit of the Americas for its historic opening to Cuba, but President Obama will face a problem: Venezuela. Angered by a White House order that identified his country as a threat to U.S....
  • Stage being set for historic Obama-Castro meeting Saturday

    Stage being set for historic Obama-Castro meeting Saturday
    President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro moved toward a groundbreaking meeting on the sidelines of the Summit of the Americas Friday in what would be a remarkable display of reconciliation between two nations with the leadership of the...
  • Obama tours Panama Canal as trade looms over summit agenda

    PANAMA CITY President Barack Obama visited the Panama Canal on Friday for a first-hand look at an expansion of the waterway to accommodate larger cargo vessels that may pressure the U.S. to modernize its port facilities. Obama stopped on Friday at the...
  • Boeing unveils order from Panama for 61 MAX 737s

    SEATTLE Boeing announced a big order for its forthcoming 737 MAX jets from Panama's Copa Airlines to coincide with the attendance of President Barack Obama at a political summit in Panama City. The jetmaker booked the order for 61 MAXs earlier and listed...
  • Historic encounter with Cuba's Castro awaits Obama in Panama

    Turning the page on a half-century of hostility, President Barack Obama signaled Thursday he will soon remove Cuba from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism, boosting hopes for improved ties as he prepared for a historic encounter with Cuban...
  • Obama turns to diplomacy at Americas summit

    President Barack Obama sought to reassert U.S. influence in the Caribbean and the Americas with pledges of energy assistance and diplomatic fence mending Thursday, a mix of modest steps and high ambition for a region struggling with economic and political...
  • Obama says decision nears on Cuba terror designation

    PANAMA CITY President Barack Obama said Thursday that the State Department has made its long-awaited recommendation on whether to remove Cuba from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism, but he gave no hint of what had been recommended or on when...
  • Alabama fugitives arrested in Panama City Beach

    Police in Panama City Beach arrested a couple suspected in a string of crimes including the death of a 60-year-old Alabama woman. Authorities said Wednesday that Elizabeth and Curtis Austin of Attalla, Alabama, were arrested after police spotted their...
  • Panama court lifts Martinelli's immunity from prosecution

    Panama's Electoral Tribunal has lifted former President Ricardo Martinelli's immunity from prosecution, clearing the way for authorities to investigate him for alleged corruption. The lifting of Martinelli's immunity as a member of the Central American...
  • Cuban dissidents heckled at Americas Summit

    About 100 supporters of Cuba's government aggressively heckled dissidents from the communist-run island attending a civil society forum Wednesday at the start of the Summit of the Americas in Panama. Opponents of President Raul Castro were greeted to...
  • Obama looks to Cuba shift to win back Latin America at summit

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama left the 2012 Summit of the Americas in Colombia an isolated world leader, berated by his Latin American counterparts over U.S. policies toward Cuba. This time will be different. As Obama prepares to return to the summit...