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Songwriter and journalist
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Candidate in next year's Presidential elections in Nigeria, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria
""It’s very much a success story for the security which is in place at the moment…""Chris Phillips
Counter Terrorism Expert
"Since turning my back on white supremacy, I have worked hard to fight against the thing I once helped build. What I've learned from my own journey through hate now helps me combat it."Christian Picciolini
Emmy Award-winning director and producer, author, TEDx speaker, peace advocate and reformed extremist.
""Got a few screws loose, I guess. Never really knew it until now.""Richard 'Beebo' Russell
Suspect in Seattle stolen plane incident
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Consultant in a Management and Consulting firm in Greece
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Policy analyst on Latin America at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity
"If you’re sitting at home in Idaho or London, you want to see celebrity names, people that you care about”."Simon Thompson
Mediation from the Spanish Public Works minister has resulted in some progress being made in the dispute between Panama and the consortium it hired
Panama’s President Richard Martinelli met with Spanish and Italian officials on Friday to try to end the conflict over the Panama Canal.
A row over an extension to the Panama Canal has escalated after a Spanish-led consortium threatened to down tools in three weeks unless cost overruns
The Spanish-led consortium working on a giant project to expand the Panama Canal is threatening to suspend the operation if its demands for payment
Authorities in Panama have revealed two MiG-21 fighter jets found on board a seized North Korean ship.
The vessel was captured last week carrying
The UN and US are to send a team of experts to inspect a North Korean ship seized in Panama.
The freighter was carrying soviet-era missile
A North Korean registered ship has been seized in Panama by drug enforcement officials, acting on a tip-off.
Hidden in containers under the cargo
There have been sometimes deadly protests in Panama over a government decision to allow the sale of valuable state-owned land.
Residents in the
Panama, one of the fastest growing economies in Latin America, wants to adopt the euro as legal tender to run alongside the country’s US dollar
The International Whaling Commission is in uproar after South Korea’s decision to resume scientific whaling. It caps a meeting in Panama that also
Panama’s President Ricardo Martinelli has delayed plans to sell the government’s stakes in several utility companies after a day of
Ex-Panama strongman Manuel Noriega has been discharged from hospital and sent back to jail.
Noriega fainted due to high blood pressure five days
Indigenous protesters are blockading the Pan-American Highway in Panama to demand that a mining ban in their homeland remain in place.
The former military leader of Panama, Manuel Noriega has been taken straight to jail following his extradition from France to the country he once
Panama’s military dictator of the 1980s, Manuel Noriega, has arrived back home. He has spent the last two decades in American and French jails for
The former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega is to be extradited to his homeland from France to serve a 20-year prison sentence for human rights
One of Panama’s richest men has been elected as the country’s president.
Conservative opposition candidate Ricardo Martinelli ended a series of
Panama’s presidential election has been won by one of the country’s wealthiest men. The conservative opposition candidate, Ricardo Martinelli, who