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  1. Latin America rolls out red carpet for Israeli tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    Although the US, and to a lesser extent, Europe, will likely remain the main target markets of Israeli exporters, the government is working hard to open new markets in places where Israeli companies have traditionally not had a large presence. Included in that category are Latin and South America, with Israel hoping to leverage its relationship with members of the Pacific Alliance and other economic blocs to expand trade with that region of the world.

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  2. IHG Opens Second Crowne Plaza Hotel in PanamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Hotel Business

    InterContinental Hotels Group has opened the Crowne Plaza Panama Airport hotel. Located near Tocumen International Airport and with a $20-million investment by owner and operator Bern Hotels & Resorts, the new-build, 144-room hotel is the first brand property in Latin America to be built less than a mile away from an airport.

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  3. Crowne Plaza Panama Airport OpensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Hotel News Resource

    Strategically located near Tocumen International Airport and with a US $20 million investment by owner and operator Bern Hotels & Resorts, the new-build 144-room hotel is the first brand property in Latin America to be built less than a mile away from an airport. InterContinental Hotels Group announced the opening of the Crowne Plaza Panama Airport hotel.

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  4. Obamaa s rift with South America growsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | The Miami Herald

    The White House announcement of President Obama's agenda for the upcoming April 10-11 Summit of the Americas in Panama, stating that he will meet with Caribbean and Central American leaders, raises a big question: Has the United States given up on South America? According to a White House statement, Obama will travel to Jamaica on April 8 to meet with leaders from the 15-country Caribbean Community and hold a bilateral meeting with Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller. From there, Obama will go to Panama to attend the 35-country Summit of the Americas, which for the first time will include Cuba.

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  5. Cable compendium: a guide to the week's submarine and terrestrial developmentsRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Tokyo-based Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has completed upgrade and expansion work on the South East Asia-Middle East-Western Europe-4 submarine cable system. The Japanese vendor has supplied the cable's 16 landing stations with its 100G MF-6900GWS Submarine Line Terminal Equipment , in order to upgrade the cable's current capacity from 40Gbps to 100Gbps and to expand the ultimate design capacity from 2,800Gbps to 4,600Gbps.

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  6. Engaging with Central AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Trinadad Express

    IN the Express of Wednesday March 10, Independent Senator Dr Dhanayshar Mahabir is reported as saying that countries in the English-speaking Caribbean, and this includes Trinidad and Tobago, should consider engaging with countries in Central America. "We are going nowhere now by confining ourselves to the English Speaking world now in our region, Dr Mahabir was reported saying, as he spoke in the Senate the previous day.

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  7. Review of 'Beneath the Surface: Life, Death, and Gold in Ancient Panama' at the Penn MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Wall Street Journal

    Regarded as humble and soft-spoken, the University of Pennsylvania archaeologist J. Alden Mason groused privately when his 1940 expedition to Panama's Sitio Conte stalled. "Work somewhat delayed for want of shovels; comfort impeded for lack of chairs, benches, tables, etc.," he confided in his journal in January of that year.

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  8. Obama to travel to Panama, JamaicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Washington Times

    Immigration and Cuba will likely be on the agenda next month when President Obama travels to Panama for the Summit of the Americas. The White House said Wednesday that Mr. Obama will travel to the Caribbean region from April 8 to 11, with a stop in Jamaica to meet with regional leaders on an energy initiative.

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  9. Boskalis Wins Panama Artificial Island ContractRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Marine News

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a contract by Compaa Insular Americana SA to construct a second artificial island off the coast near the residential area of Punta Pacifica in Panama City. The project follows the successful construction of the first island by Boskalis, which was handed over to the client in early 2013.

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  10. Cuba, US hold new round of talks on diplomatic tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | KIMA

    U.S. and Cuban diplomats talked behind closed doors Monday in a last-minute round of negotiations aimed at restoring full diplomatic relations before a key regional summit in less than a month. A small team of negotiators led by Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta S. Jacobson met with Josefina Vidal, Cuba's top diplomat for U.S. affairs, in open-ended talks announced less than 48 hours before Jacobson flew to Havana on Sunday.

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  11. U.S. hopes to open embassy in Cuba by April 10, new round of talks underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Fox News

    U.S. and Cuban diplomats talked behind closed doors Monday in a third and possibly last round of negotiations aimed at restoring full diplomatic relations by April 10. The U.S. has said it hopes that full embassies can be opened before April's summit of the Organization of American States in Panama, which presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro both are expected to attend. "They're down to sort of nuts and bolts," said John Caulfield, who was U.S. Interests Section chief from 2011 until last summer.

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  12. Church with naked paint parties loses tax-exempt statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Daily Mail

    On Tuesday, local authorities revoked the church's tax-exempt status based on the ruckus parties it hosts until 5am A Florida church that hosted naked paint parties and slumber-party Sundays featuring the 'sexiest ladies on the beach' has lost its tax-exempt status. The News Herald of Panama City reports The Life Center: A Spiritual Community has been operating a seven-day-a-week party called Amnesia: The Tabernacle since February 28 as thousands of college students arrived in the Florida town for the spring break season.

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  13. On Native GroundTHE West Explosion: a Disaster that Didn't have to HappenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2013 | American Reporter

    Wouldn't you like to know how to view the historic and dramatic expansion of the Panama Canal? Or the scuba adventures in Portobelo's crystal clear waters? Perhaps you don't know about the spanking new skyline, nightlife, and world class restaurants of Panama City? Don't worry, you were not bothered with knowledge of any of these things at the renowned and gigantic Washington, D.C., Travel and Adventure Show this weekend, because the brains behind Panama's government tourist ministry and individual tour operators did not see the need to exhibit at the show. A professional, slick, informative,entertaining, and gastronomical array of tourism and food exhibitors from Aruba to the Zulu Nyala Game Reserve were there.

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  14. Jamaica targets Central America for export at Panama trade showRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Caribbean News Now!

    Imega Breese McNab, Executive Director of the Jamaica Manufacturers' Association; Mileda Harris Barrow, CEO of Panama World Trade & Investment; Erick Cajar Grimas, Charge' d' Affairs, Embassy of the Republic of Panama; Berletta Henlon Forrester, Market Development Manager, JAMPRO and Robert Scott, Vice President, JAMPRO pose for a photo at last October's Exporting to Panama workshop. The workshop provided Jamaican exporters with training on procedures necessary to export to Panama and opportunities for Jamaican manufacturers in that market.

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  15. On Native GroundTHE West Explosion: a Disaster that Didn't have to HappenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2013 | American Reporter

    Wouldn't you like to know how to view the historic and dramatic expansion of the Panama Canal? Or the scuba adventures in Portobelo's crystal clear waters? Perhaps you don't know about the spanking new skyline, nightlife, and world class restaurants of Panama City? Don't worry, you were not bothered with knowledge of any of these things at the renowned and gigantic Washington, D.C., Travel and Adventure Show this weekend, because the brains behind Panama's government tourist ministry and individual tour operators did not see the need to exhibit at the show. A professional, slick, informative,entertaining, and gastronomical array of tourism and food exhibitors from Aruba to the Zulu Nyala Game Reserve were there.

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  16. Ready for Spring Break? Check out the Top Four Destinations for Fun and RelaxationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | Black Enterprise

    With spring break right around the corner, it's the perfect time to decide if you'll spend your time off relaxing on the crystal white sands of Panama Beach, or skiing the snowy slopes of Lake Placid. Whatever you choose, top destinations for spring break share an endless variety of fun, adventure, and relaxation.

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  17. On Native GroundTHE House of Cards Starts to WobbleRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | American Reporter

    DUMMERSTON, Vt. -- When I first came to southern Vermont, in 1987, I had been on the road in South and Central America - literally on the road - for 14 years.

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  18. On Native GroundTHE House of Cards Starts to WobbleRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | American Reporter

    DUMMERSTON, Vt. -- When I first came to southern Vermont, in 1987, I had been on the road in South and Central America - literally on the road - for 14 years.

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  19. On Native GroundTHE House of Cards Starts to WobbleRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 1 | American Reporter

    DUMMERSTON, Vt. -- When I first came to southern Vermont, in 1987, I had been on the road in South and Central America - literally on the road - for 14 years.

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  20. On Native GroundTHE West Explosion: a Disaster that Didn't have to HappenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2013 | American Reporter

    Wouldn't you like to know how to view the historic and dramatic expansion of the Panama Canal? Or the scuba adventures in Portobelo's crystal clear waters? Perhaps you don't know about the spanking new skyline, nightlife, and world class restaurants of Panama City? Don't worry, you were not bothered with knowledge of any of these things at the renowned and gigantic Washington, D.C., Travel and Adventure Show this weekend, because the brains behind Panama's government tourist ministry and individual tour operators did not see the need to exhibit at the show. A professional, slick, informative,entertaining, and gastronomical array of tourism and food exhibitors from Aruba to the Zulu Nyala Game Reserve were there.

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