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News Panama: 2000-pound great white shark tracked off coast of Panama City Beach

Published on: Thursday 06 February 2020
2000-pound great white shark tracked off coast of Panama City Beach
News source: https://www.al.com/news/2020/02/2000-pound-great-white-shark-tracked-off-coast-of-panama-city-beach.html

A 2,000-pound great white shark has been tracked to the Gulf of Mexico off Panama City Beach. Unama’ki, a 15.5 foot long female adult shark, has traveled 2,742 miles since she was tagged Sept. 20, ...

News Panama: 150-Year-Old Mummified Bee Nests Found in Panama City Cathedral

Published on: Friday 07 February 2020
150-Year-Old Mummified Bee Nests Found in Panama City Cathedral
News source: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/150-year-old-mummified-bee-nests-found-panama-city-cathedral-180974142/

Gold leaf acts as surprisingly effective camouflage for insect homes tucked into the corner of Catholic altarpieces—or so restorers working on Panama City’s Catedral Basílica Santa María la Antigua ...

News Panama: Dominican murder suspect escapes Panama prison a 2nd time, officials say

Published on: Tuesday 04 February 2020
Dominican murder suspect escapes Panama prison a 2nd time, officials say
News source: https://www.foxnews.com/world/dominican-murder-suspect-escapes-panama-prison-second-time-officials-say

A $30,000 reward is being offered for information on his capture. Authorities have not said when Ventura Ceballos escaped from the Mega Joya prison, which sits outside Panama City. The lockup is the ...

News Panama: Panama disease found in Queensland banana farm threatens 90% of Australia's production

Published on: Tuesday 04 February 2020
Panama disease found in Queensland banana farm threatens 90% of Australia's production
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/food/2020/feb/05/panama-disease-found-in-queensland-banana-farm-threatens-90-of-australias-production

A soil fungus that causes banana crops to wilt and die, has been detected in a Tully Valley farm close to three other already infested properties ...

News Panama: U.S. women rout Panama in CONCACAF Olympic qualifier

Published on: Friday 31 January 2020
U.S. women rout Panama in CONCACAF Olympic qualifier
News source: https://www.chron.com/sports/dynamo/article/U-S-women-rout-Panama-in-CONCACAF-Olympic-15021678.php

U.S. women's national team coach Vlatko Andonovski wanted to see more after his team defeated Haiti by four in its opening game of CONCACAF Olympic qualifying on Tuesday. On Friday, the team responded ...

News Panama: US downs Panama 8-0 in Olympic qualifying tournament

Published on: Saturday 01 February 2020
US downs Panama 8-0 in Olympic qualifying tournament
News source: https://www.houstonchronicle.com/sports/article/US-downs-Panama-8-0-in-Olympic-qualifying-15021701.php

HOUSTON (AP) — Lindsey Horan scored three goals and the U.S. national team downed Panama 8-0 on Friday night in the the group stage of the CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying tournament. Panama goalkeeper Yenith Bailey got tangled up with one of her own players and Horan took advantage, scoring in the third minute to give the World Cup-winning Americans the early lead. Moments later, Bailey knocked heads with Jessica McDonald and spent several moments on the ground. But ultimately Panama's captain stayed in the game. Some two minutes after Lynn Williams' goal in the 16th minute, Horan scored her second of the game. Rose Lavelle got her first goal since the World Cup final to make it 4-0 in the 21st. Bailey was stretchered off in the 32nd minute. It was unclear if it was because of the earlier collision. Christen Press scored her third goal in as many games in the 70th minute before McDonald's goal in the 72nd to make it 6-0. Tobin Heath, who came in as a substitute, added a no-look goal and Horan capped the scoring by completing her hat trick in the 81st. The crowd at Houston's BBVA Compass Stadium was announced at 14,121. The top-ranked U.S. team also defeated Haiti 4-0 in the group stage opener on Tuesday night. The Americans face Costa Rica in their group final on Monday. Costa Rica down Haiti 2-0 earlier Friday at for its second win in the group. Eight teams are playing in the tournament, with the top two teams from each group advancing to the semifinals in Carson, California, on Feb. 7. The top two finishers in the tournament will earn the region's berths in the Tokyo Games this summer. The U.S. has qualified for every Olympics since women's soccer was introduced in 1996. The team has five consecutive titles in the qualifying tournament. Six teams have already...

News Panama: 2020 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship: Standings, schedule, scores as USWNT beats Panama

Published on: Friday 31 January 2020
2020 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship: Standings, schedule, scores as USWNT beats Panama
News source: https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/news/2020-concacaf-womens-olympic-qualifying-championship-standings-schedule-scores-as-uswnt-routs-panama/

The 2020 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship got underway on Tuesday night with the U.S. women's national team earning a 4-0 win over Haiti, and that continued Friday with an 8-0 ...

News Panama: USWNT hammer Panama in Olympic qualifying

Published on: Friday 31 January 2020
USWNT hammer Panama in Olympic qualifying
News source: https://soccer.nbcsports.com/2020/02/01/uswnt-hammer-panama-in-olympic-qualifying/

HOUSTON — Lindsey Horan scored three goals and the U.S. national team downed Panama 8-0 on Friday night in the the group stage of the CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying tournament. Panama goalkeeper ...

News Panama: Fire Erupts on Panama-Flagged Oil Tanker Off UAE Coast

Published on: Thursday 30 January 2020
Fire Erupts on Panama-Flagged Oil Tanker Off UAE Coast
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2020/01/30/world/middleeast/29reuters-gulf-shipping.html

Authorities in the United Arab Emirates are trying to extinguish a fire on a Panama-flagged oil tanker off the coast of the emirate of Sharjah, the Federal Transport Authority said on Wednesday.

News Panama: Costa Rica downs Panama 6-1 in Olympic qualifying tournament

Published on: Tuesday 28 January 2020
Costa Rica downs Panama 6-1 in Olympic qualifying tournament
News source: https://www.foxsports.com/soccer/story/costa-rica-downs-panama-6-1-in-olympic-qualifying-tournament-012820

HOUSTON (AP) — Melissa Herrera and Priscilla Chinchilla each scored two goals and Costa Rica beat Panama 6-1 on Tuesday to open the CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying tournament. Herrera caught ...

News Panama: The St. Joe Company and Flournoy Development Company Announce Joint Venture to Bring a New 300 Unit Apartment Community to Panama City Beach, Florida

Published on: Wednesday 22 January 2020
The St. Joe Company and Flournoy Development Company Announce Joint Venture to Bring a New 300 Unit Apartment Community to Panama City Beach, Florida
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/st-joe-company-flournoy-development-210500513.html

THE ST. JOE COMPANY AND FLOURNOY DEVELOPMENT COMPANY ANNOUNCE JOINT VENTURE TO BRING A NEW 300 UNIT APARTMENT COMMUNITY TO PANAMA CITY BEACH, FLORIDA ...

News Panama: Man reports fiberglass ‘falling like rain’ in Panama Park

Published on: Tuesday 21 January 2020
Man reports fiberglass ‘falling like rain’ in Panama Park
News source: https://www.news4jax.com/news/local/2020/01/22/man-reports-fiberglass-falling-like-rain-in-panama-park/

A man who runs Alvie’s Transmission Service on North Main Street in Panama Park called the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department on Monday to report fine strands of fiberglass “falling like rain.” ...

News Panama: 7 killed, 14 tortured in Panama exorcism terror rituals

Published on: Monday 20 January 2020
7 killed, 14 tortured in Panama exorcism terror rituals
News source: https://www.khou.com/article/news/nation-world/7-killed-14-tortured-in-panama-exorcism-terror-rituals/285-18dfbf09-6b37-4a9c-b33b-97238e67270b

Prosecutors in Panama say they have found the corpses of six children and one adult in a clandestine burial pit where a sect had tortured indigenous people in exorcism rituals. Prosecutors said ...

News Panama: Panama begins exhumation of victims from 1989 US invasion

Published on: Monday 20 January 2020
Panama begins exhumation of victims from 1989 US invasion
News source: https://www.khou.com/article/news/nation-world/panama-begins-exhumation-of-victims-from-1989-us-invasion/285-a7730641-68c0-4753-b31e-e1d974cf3b16

Forensic workers in Panama are preparing to exhume the remains of some victims of the 1989 U.S. invasion. It's an effort that is lifting the hopes of Panamanians who had relatives die or disappear and ...

News Panama: Jaguars Stand Guard On The Panama Isthmus Against Canine Dispersal

Published on: Wednesday 08 January 2020
Jaguars Stand Guard On The Panama Isthmus Against Canine Dispersal
News source: https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/jaguars-stand-guard-on-the-panama-isthmus-against-canine-dispersal/

Three million years ago the Panama Isthmus rose from the sea to join North and South America for the first time since the days of Pangea. The result was the Great American Biotic Interchange (GABI), ...

News Panama: After deadly shootings, report says Panama prisons deficient

Published on: Wednesday 08 January 2020
After deadly shootings, report says Panama prisons deficient
News source: https://www.thestar.com/news/world/americas/2020/01/08/after-deadly-shootings-report-says-panama-prisons-deficient.html

PANAMA CITY - A report on prison security highlighted severe deficiencies and “permissiveness” in Panama’s penitentiary system a month after the country’s deadliest outbreak of prison violence and called for urgent corrective measures.

News Panama: Panama Marks 20 Years In Charge Of Canal, Faces Climate Threat

Published on: Monday 30 December 2019
Panama Marks 20 Years In Charge Of Canal, Faces Climate Threat
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/panama-marks-20-years-charge-canal-faces-climate-threat-2894313

Panama on Tuesday marks two decades of control over the vital interoceanic Canal following its return by the United States, but worries over weak traffic and climate change loom. On December 31, 1999 ...

News Panama: Panama Canal marks 20 years of US handover amid water crisis

Published on: Tuesday 31 December 2019
Panama Canal marks 20 years of US handover amid water crisis
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/panama-canal-marks-20-years-us-handover-amid-68003528

PANAMA CITY -- Panama marked the 20-year anniversary Tuesday of the turnover of the Panama Canal, now amid a water crisis that threatens the viability of the waterway. Declining rainfall and rising ...