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  • 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...
  • Band to represent Panama for first time in Rose Parade history

    Band to represent Panama for first time in Rose Parade history
    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,...
  • Vice President Biden says Baltimore's port needs new CSX facility

    Vice President Biden says Baltimore's port needs new CSX facility
    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]...
  • Panama Canal expansion creates opportunity for American manufacturers [Commentary]

    Panama Canal expansion creates opportunity for American manufacturers [Commentary]
    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...
  • It's A Gray Area: Consider the wisdom of Teddy Roosevelt

    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...
  • Biden keeps a high profile – except on healthcare

    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...
  • Deputies: Video voyeur exposed by his selfie

    Deputies: Video voyeur exposed by his selfie
    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...
  • Rawlings-Blake to travel with Vice President Biden to tour Panama Canal expansion

    Rawlings-Blake to travel with Vice President Biden to tour Panama Canal expansion
    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....
  • Should pygmy three-toed sloths leave Panama for Dallas?

    Should pygmy three-toed sloths leave Panama for Dallas?
    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...
  • Woman OK with crank calls to her rockin' phone number 867-5309

    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...
  • Suspected Mexican drug lord held in U.S.

    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,...