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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Nonprofit set up to promote San Diego's Balboa Park disbands

    Nonprofit set up to promote San Diego's Balboa Park disbands
    SAN DIEGO - Amid a series of financial and management problems, a nonprofit organization formed to organize a year-long celebration of Balboa Park, the city's "crown jewel," is calling it quits. Balboa Park Celebration Inc. is disbanding and turning...
  • Balboa Park centennial event organizers end efforts

    Balboa Park centennial event organizers end efforts
    SAN DIEGO — Amid a series of financial and management problems, a nonprofit organization formed to organize a yearlong celebration of Balboa Park, the city's "crown jewel," is calling it quits. Balboa Park Celebration Inc. is disbanding and...