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'Hands of Stone' captures Duran-Sugar Ray Leonard rivalry

Robert De Niro's new boxing drama 'Hands of Stone' ooks at the life of famed Panamanian fighter Roberto Duran, portrayed by Edgar Ramirez.

Robert De Niro's new boxing drama 'Hands of Stone' ooks at the life of famed Panamanian fighter Roberto Duran, portrayed by Edgar Ramirez.

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The consequences of the Panama Papers

Panama Papers leak has dominated the news headlines over the past week with new names and details emerging every day. I'm off to film

Panama Papers leak has dominated the news headlines over the past week with new names and details emerging every day. I'm off to film

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Panama Papers: Police raid HQ of law firm Mossack Fonseca

Police have raided the offices of Mossack Fonseca – the law firm at the centre of the ‘Panama Papers’ leaks scandal – to search for any evidence of

Police have raided the offices of Mossack Fonseca – the law firm at the centre of the ‘Panama Papers’ leaks scandal – to search for any evidence of

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'Panama Papers:' How are taxes avoided and assets hidden?

Holding money in offshore companies is not illegal. But in the wake of the “Panama papers” leak, it is claimed there is evidence of funds being

Holding money in offshore companies is not illegal. But in the wake of the “Panama papers” leak, it is claimed there is evidence of funds being

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Panama Papers summary: the financial secrets of the global elite

A cache of more than 11 million secret documents has cast a light on the financial dealings of some of the world’s richest and most powerful people

A cache of more than 11 million secret documents has cast a light on the financial dealings of some of the world’s richest and most powerful people

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Final bid to salvage drifting cargo ship off French coast

A final attempt has been launched to salvage a cargo ship that has been adrift for almost a week. High winds and six metre waves have been hampering

A final attempt has been launched to salvage a cargo ship that has been adrift for almost a week. High winds and six metre waves have been hampering

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Panama: supreme court orders detention of ex-President Martinelli

Panama’s Supreme Court has ordered the provisional detention of former president Ricardo Martinelli amid accusations he illegally spied on his

Panama’s Supreme Court has ordered the provisional detention of former president Ricardo Martinelli amid accusations he illegally spied on his

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Engineers flood newly-expanded Panama Canal section

Engineers have started to flood a newly enlarged section of the Panama Canal aimed at allowing larger ships to use the waterway. The work, which

Engineers have started to flood a newly enlarged section of the Panama Canal aimed at allowing larger ships to use the waterway. The work, which

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First Atlantic locks flooded in new Panama Canal

The new Panama Canal is near 90% complete, and on Thursday a test stretch on the Atlantic coastline was flooded for the first time. Testing of the

The new Panama Canal is near 90% complete, and on Thursday a test stretch on the Atlantic coastline was flooded for the first time. Testing of the

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Obama and Maduro meet for first time amid US-Venezuela tension

President Obama briefly met his Venezuelan counterpart for the first time on the margins of the Summit of the Americas in Panama. Greatly exceeding

President Obama briefly met his Venezuelan counterpart for the first time on the margins of the Summit of the Americas in Panama. Greatly exceeding

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Historic US-Cuba talks between Obama and Castro

Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro have made history by holding the first formal, face to face talks between leaders of the United States and

Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro have made history by holding the first formal, face to face talks between leaders of the United States and

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Obama and Castro make history with US-Cuba talks

Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro have held the first formal face to face talks between leaders of the United States and Cuba in more than half

Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro have held the first formal face to face talks between leaders of the United States and Cuba in more than half

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Cuban government supporters and opponents clash in Panama

Scuffles broke out on the sidelines of the Summit of the Americas in Panama between supporters and opponents of the Cuban government. Prominent

Scuffles broke out on the sidelines of the Summit of the Americas in Panama between supporters and opponents of the Cuban government. Prominent

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US holds potential game-changing cards at Americas summit

The 7th Summit of the Americas, to be held in Panama City, Panama, this Friday and Saturday, has been cited as historic and problematic. Cuba is

The 7th Summit of the Americas, to be held in Panama City, Panama, this Friday and Saturday, has been cited as historic and problematic. Cuba is

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US hopes talks with Cuba could restore ties by April

US-Cuban talks enter a new round next week with news that the US State Department is reportedly looking at speedy ways to remove the country from its

US-Cuban talks enter a new round next week with news that the US State Department is reportedly looking at speedy ways to remove the country from its

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Panama: So much more than the canal

Jennifer Champsaur, Deputy Minister Panama Since a couple of major European airlines have established direct flights to Panama City, the Central

Jennifer Champsaur, Deputy Minister Panama Since a couple of major European airlines have established direct flights to Panama City, the Central

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Nicaragua announces start of work on China-backed canal

The groundbreaking ceremony on Monday marks the beginning of work on a canal to rival Panama's waterway and boost the economy amid concerns over Lake Nicaragua.

The groundbreaking ceremony on Monday marks the beginning of work on a canal to rival Panama's waterway and boost the economy amid concerns over Lake Nicaragua.

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World Travel Market 2014 interview – Fernando de León, Panama

At the World Travel Market 2014 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Fernando de León, Advisor to the

At the World Travel Market 2014 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Fernando de León, Advisor to the

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'Chinese out!' cry anti-canal protesters in Nicaragua

“Chinese out!” That was the chant from demonstrators in Nicaragua, where a planned new shipping channel to be built across the Central American

“Chinese out!” That was the chant from demonstrators in Nicaragua, where a planned new shipping channel to be built across the Central American

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Colombian paramilitary 'monster of Catatumbo' arrested in Panama

A former Colombian paramilitary commander called the ‘monster of Catatumbo’ has been arrested in Panama. Armando Alberto Perez Betancourt, known

A former Colombian paramilitary commander called the ‘monster of Catatumbo’ has been arrested in Panama. Armando Alberto Perez Betancourt, known

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Panama Canal marks century of international trade

Featuring a military band, traditional dance display and a cake weighing 230 kilograms, a party has been held to mark the 100th anniversary of the

Featuring a military band, traditional dance display and a cake weighing 230 kilograms, a party has been held to mark the 100th anniversary of the

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New President of Panama sworn in

Panama’s new president Juan Carlos Varela of the conservative Panamenista Party has been sworn in as president. He has vowed to tackle corruption

Panama’s new president Juan Carlos Varela of the conservative Panamenista Party has been sworn in as president. He has vowed to tackle corruption

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Panama: European SMEs' gateway to international markets

Panama City, like the country, seems to be in a perpetual state of forward motion. For five years running it has had 10 percent annual growth and

Panama City, like the country, seems to be in a perpetual state of forward motion. For five years running it has had 10 percent annual growth and