| Feb 8, 2014
| 12:30 AM
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...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 9:57 PM
Every year, 14-year-old Victor Rios would watch the Rose Parade on a television set in his home in the city of Chitre, Panama, marveling at the floats and bands.
He never imagined he would attend the parade in person.
Then one day in October 2012,...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:10 PM
After touring the expansion of the Panama Canal, Vice President Joe Biden and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Tuesday they plan to increase their advocacy for a proposed CSX transfer station in Baltimore.
"You had [Panama] President [Ricardo]...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 3:00 AM
In 1956, the world's first container ship, the Ideal X, sailed from New York harbor to the Port of Houston. Instead of sacks and crates stuffed in a musty hull, the ship carried 58 neatly packed containers on its deck. Shipping costs fell drastically...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:57 PM
Today we conclude our short series about classic American patriots with a discussion about Theodore Roosevelt, who was known for his exuberant personality and large range of interests and achievements.
For example, he was awarded both the Nobel Peace...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 4:07 PM
PANAMA CANAL ZONE — During a recent tour of the historic locks here, Vice President Joe Biden helped an operator flip the switches to open the gates and then stepped out onto a balcony to watch a gargantuan vessel pass through.
A hundred yards...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 4:07 AM
A man who tried take video of women in a bathroom will face charges because he captured footage of himself in the act, according to the Walton County Sheriff's Office.
Ernest Moschino, a Panhandle sunglass shop manager, allegedly placed his cellphone in...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake plans to travel with Vice President Joe Biden to tour the Panama Canal expansion project next week, her office said Friday.
The costs of the two-day trip will be covered by the federal government, the city said....
| Nov 18, 2013
| 2:44 PM
A rare pygmy three-toed sloth stirred an international controversy after officials of the Dallas World Aquarium caught and crated six of the creatures on Isla Escudo de Veraguas, an island off Panama. The aquarium officials intended to take the animals...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 3:52 AM
In 1982, Tommy Tutone gave us an infamously prank phone number in its hit tune 867-5309/Jenny.
Now, 31 years later, it's still a number guaranteed to get you upwards of 50 prank calls a day, reports WMBB ABC News-13 in Panama City.
So why deliberately...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:04 PM
WASHINGTON — At his peak, Mexican drug lord Juan Juarez Orosco allegedly oversaw the distribution of 8 tons of cocaine every month from Colombia to the United States, making him one of the most wanted narcotics traffickers in the world,...