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  • Panama's president an unlikely champion for clean government

    President Juan Carlos Varela is an unlikely champion of clean government in Panama. He is the leader of the oldest political party in a country long perceived as one of Latin America's most corrupt. And he served as vice president in the free-spending,...
  • Official: Review of Cuba as terror sponsor in 'final stages'

    White House officials left open the possibility Tuesday that President Obama could recommend Cuba's removal from a list of state sponsors of terror around the time of the Summit of the Americas later this week in Panama. The officials also sought to...
  • Latin America silent on Venezuela as US airs rights concerns

    From Mexico to Brazil, leaders in Latin America have largely kept silent amid charges of human rights abuses in Venezuela and are unlikely to speak out against their neighbor at this week's Summit of the Americas. Many Latin American heads of state...
  • Obama's Latin America policies likely to smooth path at Panama summit

    MEXICO CITY President Barack Obama will find himself in perhaps the strongest diplomatic position in years for a U.S. leader when he travels to Jamaica and Panama this week, the result of broad, more intense American engagement in a region that's long...
  • Panhandle authorities report more spring break arrests

    Authorities say spring break arrests set records in the Florida Panhandle this year. Law enforcement officials tell The News Herald (http://bit.ly/1DaZRy9 ) that they saw across-the-board increases in calls for service, arrests and gun-related...
  • Spring breaker from Georgia found dead in Florida pool

    Spring breaker from Georgia found dead in Florida pool
    PANAMA CITY BEACH — Police say a 20-year-old spring breaker from Georgia has been found dead in a Panama City Beach motel pool. According to Panama City Beach police, 20-year-old Dante Jermaine Bryant of Warner Robins, Ga., consumed alcoholic...
  • CONCACAF unveils Gold Cup group pairings and complete match schedule

    CONCACAF unveils Gold Cup group pairings and complete match schedule
    World Cup quarterfinalist Costa Rica will face Jamaica in its CONCACAF Gold Cup opener July 8 at StubHub Center in Carson. That Group B game will begin at 5 p.m., to be followed by Canada-El Salvador at 7:30. The defending champion United States,...
  • Panama grounds drones during next week's regional summit

    Panama's government said Friday that it is banning drones from national airspace immediately before, during and after next week's Summit of the Americas. Civil Aeronautics director Rafael Fonseca Mora said the ban will be in effect April 5-13. He said...
  • Panama City Beach bans drinking on beach through April 18

    The Panama City Beach council has approved an emergency ordinance banning drinking on the beach and in parking lots through the end of spring break. The action was taken Tuesday, shortly after the Bay County Commission took a similar action. The bans are...
  • Panama City Beach bans drinking on beach through spring break

    Panama City Beach bans drinking on beach through spring break
    The Panama City Beach council has approved an emergency ordinance banning drinking on the beach and in parking lots through the end of spring break. The action was taken Tuesday, shortly after the Bay County Commission took a similar action. The bans...
  • Florida county bans beach alcohol during spring break

    Following the weekend shooting of seven people at a spring break house party, Bay County commissioners are banning beach drinking in county-controlled sections of Panama City Beach for the duration of spring break. County commissioners approved the ban...