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  • Deputies: Wife gets her own cot after jail visit with hubby ends badly

    Deputies: Wife gets her own cot after jail visit with hubby ends badly
    When you're in love living under separate roofs can be unbearable. Maybe that's why this Panhandle woman decided to make the leap from love bird to jail bird. A Panhandle woman, identified as Shannon Kelly Cann, 32, allegedly got verbally abusive with...
  • 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...
  • Panama's voters cast ballots in a tight presidential election

    Voters in Panama went to the polls Sunday to select a new president in an unusually tight race where the victor is likely to maintain free-market policies in Central America's fastest-growing economy. The new president will oversee an ambitious...
  • Panama vice president — an opposition candidate — is elected president

     Panama vice president — an opposition candidate — is elected president
    An opposition candidate was headed to victory Sunday in Panama as the region's fastest-growing economy voted for president in an unusually tight race. Almost complete results showed Juan Carlos Varela of a center-right party winning the presidency. "The...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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'...
  • 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...
  • B-17 Flying Fortresses from Langley Field made milestone flight in 1938

    B-17 Flying Fortresses from Langley Field made milestone flight in 1938
    The B-17 Flying Fortress was still a few years away from becoming an iconic workhorse of American air power in World War IIĀ  when a flight of six planes took off from Langley Field on Feb. 16, 1938 for what would be a milestone intercontinental mission....
  • 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...