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Panama Papers Reveal Scandalous Hypocrisy

America’s conniving richies don’t have to go to Panama to set up an offshore flim flam — they have the convenience of hiding their money and wrongdoings in secret accounts created right here in states like Delaware and Nevada.

April 20, 2016

Castro, Obama Shake Hands In Panama, Set Meeting For Saturday In U.S.-Cuba Thaw

The thaw in the lengthy diplomatic freeze between the United States and Cuba quickened Friday, with President Barack Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro shaking hands at an evening reception ahead of a more substantive face-to-face meeting set for Saturday.

April 11, 2015

Panama Vice President — An Opposition Candidate — Is Elected President

By Cesar Cardenas and Tracy Wilkinson, Los Angeles Times PANAMA CITY — An opposition candidate was headed to victory Sunday in Panama as the region’s fastest-growing economy voted for president in an unusually tight race. Almost complete results showed Vice President Juan Carlos Varela of a center-right party winning the presidency. “The trend is irreversible,” […]

May 5, 2014

Labor, Human Rights Groups Skeptical Of New Free Trade Agreements

With Tuesday’s passage of free trade agreements with Panama, Colombia, and South Korea, most Americans were too busy reeling from the shock that Congress could actually give bipartisan support for anything to critically evaluate the possible implications of the FTAs. But some groups worry that the free trade agreements will have dire consequences for already […]

October 13, 2011