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  • Nautical Ventures Group expands overseas

    Nautical Ventures Group expands overseas
    When the Great Recession pummeled the yachting industry in the U.S., South Florida's Nautical Ventures Group got creative and began exporting repossessed boats, capitalizing on a manager's knowledge of the marine scene in French-speaking nations. Now...
  • Jazz clarinet great Buddy DeFranco dead at 91

    Jazz clarinet great Buddy DeFranco dead at 91
    Buddy DeFranco, one of the most virtuosic and musically accomplished clarinetists in the history of jazz, died Wednesday night in Panama City, Fla., said his wife of 44 years, Joyce DeFranco. He was 91. DeFranco, more than anyone, brought the clarinet...
  • Ex-dictator Manuel Noriega sues Activision over 'Call of Duty'

    Ex-dictator Manuel Noriega sues Activision over 'Call of Duty'
    Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega is suing the Santa Monica video game publisher Activision Blizzard Inc. for depicting him and using his name without his permission in one of the fastest-selling video games. In a lawsuit filed Tuesday in Los...
  • Kurdistan, Scotland and Catalonia: They just want to be free, or do they?

     Kurdistan, Scotland and Catalonia: They just want to be free, or do they?
    Massoud Barzani, president of Iraq's semiautonomous Kurdistan region, rattled many cages this month when he announced in parliament that the KRG would be moving ahead soon on a referendum on independence from Iraq. If Kurdistan goes ahead with such a...
  • Officials: Boy, 12, stole school bus for joyride -- again

    Kid, this time you're really BUSted. After the Panhandle boy took a school bus for a joyride last month, he was held in kiddie jail until Tuesday, authorities said, reports WJHG NBC News-7 in Panama City. The day after being released, 'Kid Bus'...
  • Howard Baker, the last of the Republican moderates [Commentary]

    Howard Baker, the last of the Republican moderates [Commentary]
    At a time when the Republican Party needs a heavy dose of compromise to bring functionality back to government, one of its most admirable models of goodwill and working across the aisle has departed with the death at 88 last week of Howard Henry Baker Jr....
  • FloriDUH: Please don't shoot the messenger -- or his company

    FloriDUH: Please don't shoot the messenger -- or his company
    57 Channels and nothin' on? Then check out the real behind-the-scenes drama at a cable TV company. After a cable guy in the Panhandle responded to a service call to a resident, identified as Richard Acton St. John, of Lynn Haven, began cursing the...
  • Copa Airlines kicks off Fort Lauderdale-to-Panama route

    Copa Airlines kicks off Fort Lauderdale-to-Panama route
    Copa Airlines opened up another gateway to Latin America on Friday with the launch of nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale and Panama City, Panama. The Panamanian carrier inaugurated the new route from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International...
  • Sundance Channel Expands Across Latin America

    AMC Networks is embarking on a major expansion of Sundance Channel Global across Latin America via new distribution pacts this month with various pay TV platforms in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama and Paraguay. Additional...
  • Canal de Panamá celebra 100 años uniendo océanos | FOTOS

    Canal de Panamá celebra 100 años uniendo océanos | FOTOS
    PANAMA - Si por los frutos se ha de medir, la administración panameña del Canal de Panamá ha multiplicado por cinco en 15 años el total de 1.878 millones de dólares aportados por la vía interoceánica a los habitantes del país centroamericano en los 85...
  • Foreign Briefing: Warnings issued for Mideast, Africa and Ebola

    The U.S. State Department has issued several new warnings — none surprising but all important — as trouble plagues the Middle East and Africa. Iraq: In an Aug. 10 warning, the agency warns travelers "against all but essential travel to Iraq....