Prolonged Protests In Panama Over Proposed Constitutional Reforms

By Popular Resistance. -

Protests in Panama started on October 22 when 1,000 students, teachers and administrators from the University of Panama marched to the National Assembly to protest proposed changes to the [...]

Panama: Students Defy Blockade, Deliver Message Directly To The National Assembly

By Staff, -

More than a thousand students, teachers and administrators of the first house of studies of the University of Panama, made a march on Tuesday October 22 from the Transistmica to the facilities of [...]

Panama Launches Commission To Investigate US Atrocities

By Staff, -

By Staff of Tele Sur - The new initiative will produce the first "truth report" on the U.S. invasion of Panama and could pave the way for reparations for victims. Panama launched a new special [...]

How US President And JP Morgan Made Panama

By Ed Vulliamy, -

By Ed Vulliamy for The Guardian - This goes back a long way. The Panamanian state was originally created to function on behalf of the rich and self-seeking of this world – or rather their [...]

‘Panama Papers’ Demonstrates Global Wealth Corruption

By Deirdre Fulton, -

By Deirdre Fulton for Common Dreams - An anonymous source, an enormous cache of leaked documents, and a year-long investigative effort by around 400 journalists from more than 100 media [...]

Voices & Images From The People’s Summit In Panama

The Summit of the Americas, beginning Friday in Panama City, has incorporated parallel meetings. The Youth forum, the Academic forum, the Business forum and the Civil Society and Social Actors [...]

Banana Workers’ Strike Highlights Abuses By Corporations

By Diego Arguedas Ortiz, -

A strike that has brought activity to a halt since January on three major banana plantations on Costa Rica’s southern Caribbean coast, along the border with Panama, has highlighted the abuses in [...]

The War To Start All Wars

By Greg Grandin, -

As we end another year of endless war in Washington, it might be the perfect time to reflect on the War That Started All Wars -- or at least the war that started all of Washington’s post-Cold War [...]