news about Panama

Week in Review – November 7

FREE AGAIN

The US embassy announced that restrictions on newspapers La Estrella and El Siglo, two of Panama’s most prestigious and long-standing dailies, had been lifted after its owner, Abdul Waked, transferred 51% of his shares to a foundation, a measure that guarantees the continuity of the media, in what has been interpreted as a victory of freedom of expression.

SAVE FUND

If the law does not receive any modification, the savings instrument will not […]