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  • Aquinas, Heritage and Grandview Prep sit atop FHSAA Sunshine Cup all-sports award standings

    With the winter sports season finished, St. Thomas Aquinas, American Heritage and Grandview Prep lead their respective classifications in the FHSAA Floyd E. Lay Sunshine Cup all-sports award standings.   Here are the top 10 teams in the overall...
  • Man wanted cop to be his partner in crime, police say

    Man wanted cop to be his partner in crime, police say
    Here's a new enterprising twist on the rent-a-cop business. Cops jailed Daniel Norona, 24, after they said he offered to pay a cop to help him commit a burglary --  knowing full well he was an officer of the law, reports WMBB ABC News-13 in Panama City....
  • Standouts McCorory, Lewis to run at local indoor meet

    Standouts McCorory, Lewis to run at local indoor meet
    Yvette Lewis receives a double benefit Saturday at the 2014 Hampton Indoor Invitational track meet — the opportunity to compete in front of family and friends. “It’s special,” said the former Peninsula and Hampton University...
  • Copa Airlines: New Lauderdale-Panama service starts July 11

    Copa Airlines: New Lauderdale-Panama service starts July 11
    Copa Airlines will begin new nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale and Panama four times a week starting July 11, the carrier announced Wednesday. Fort Lauderdale will be Copa's fourth destination in Florida and its tenth in the U.S. The airline...
  • 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 bogs down in disputes, cost overruns

    MEXICO CITY -- A long-planned $5.25-billion expansion of the Panama Canal, one of the world’s most important shipping lanes, is under threat by cost overruns and acrimonious disputes among builders and managers. Negotiations to resolve some of the...
  • Justin Bieber turns himself in to Toronto police on assault charge

    What did Justin Bieber's team decide during that huddle they just had in Panama? Perhaps it was to get Bieber's legal life in order: The pop star on Wednesday afternoon turned himself in to Toronto police in response to an assault charge stemming from a...
  • Panama City: The Booming Business Hub of Central America

    A new film hub has suddenly emerged in Central America. Just as its skyline has morphed dramatically in the space of a few years, Panama, sometimes known as the Dubai of the West, has upped the ante on production, offering a 15% cash rebate to foreign...
  • Panama Film Fest Boosts Burgeoning Biz

    The Intl. Film Festival of Panama, whose third edition runs April 3-9, is amping up. Buildup to the event is going step by step in sync with a rapidly growing Panama film industry. The fest bowed in 2012, just after the approval of a film law that...
  • Panama City: Channeling Funds Alongside the Canal Zone

    In 2009, a dark comedy made completely in Panama became a record-busting box office hit, taking both filmmakers and audiences by surprise. Backed by local investors, Abner Benaim's $1.2 million "Chance" is a delightful farce about two housekeepers who...
  • New airlines landing at MIA soon

    New airlines landing at MIA soon
    Miami International Airport will welcome two new international carriers in coming months, airport officials announced this week. InselAir Aruba will launch new service between Oranjestad, Aruba and Miami, starting April 11. The flights will operate...