The Panama News blog links, August 18, 2016

Cocoli Locks
Cracks in one of the stair reinforcements at the new Cocoli Locks. This is not a structurally critical part of the locks, but was added as a reinforcement for the locks themselves. It is alleged that these cracks were caused by ships banging into the locks walls. The ACP has not acknowledged the situation.

The Panama News blog links

GCaptain, The new Panama Canal: will US ports recoup their investments?

Global Trade, PanCanal expansion yields boatload of legal disputes

Splash 24/7, Panamax box ships as young as 13 being scrapped

China Topix, COSCO’s more frequent sailing through the Arctic may annoy Canada

Breaking Travel News, Crystal Serenity begins Northwest Passage journey

ESPN FC, Arabe Unido stuns Monterrey

Sportsnet, Toronto FC adds Panama’s Armando Cooper on loan

Financial Times, Trusts comb client lists for tax cheats

Pakistan News Service, ECP orders Sharif to answer Panama Papers questions

The Independent, UK tax accountants face fines in Panama Papers fallout

ICIJ, Panama Papers helps break new reporting ground in Mongolia

The Guardian, Iceland sets early elections in wake of Panama Papers scandal

Ukraine Today, Former public official accused of embezzling busted in Panama

Bloomberg, Panama set to retaliate

EFE, Entra en vigor en Panamá alza de aranceles a importaciones colombianas

La Estrella, Panamá se aleja de entrar a la Alianza del Pacífico

Agencia Peruana de Noticias, Perú y Panamá consolidan relaciones comerciales

El Economista, Las dos revoluciones que podrían mantener el petróleo barato

PLOS, Improving Earth systems models through research in the tropics

EurekAlert, Tropical sea urchins caught between a rock and a hard place

E&N, Primer satélite centroamericano será lanzado entre 2017 y 2018

Mongabay, More biodiversity in grasslands than was thought

Live Science, Experts clash on Panama’s age

Mokdad, The data-poor lives of adolescents

CDC: Lesbian, gay and bisexual high school students’ health in the USA

TVN, Subcomisión para planificar el debate sobre la educación sexual

Gazette Review, Costa Rica returns Cuban migrants to Panama

Prensa Latina, Haitians cause Panama migrant crisis

Telemetro, Arrestan coyotes y descubren trochas de migración irregular en Darién

Reuters, Washington asks for Latin American help with Asian and African migrants

RFI, Corte Suprema hondureña ratifica la reelección presidencial

ADITAL, EEUU publica documentos sobre la dictadura en Argentina

Caribbean News Now!, Belize strikes down anti-sodomy law

Video, Fotoperiodista chileno Felipe Durán liberado después de 300 días encarcelado

González-Revilla, Panama remains committed to transparency

NUPGE, Canadians for Tax Fairness concerned about Panama Papers inaction

Robinson, De-risking and the future of indigenous banks in CARICOM

Atlanta Black Star, Panama-Barbados partnership benefits both

Simpson, Frustración presidencial



Asch, Pope Francis and the changing Catholic Church


Rousseff, La democracia tiene que triunfar

Boff, Every now and then the plutocracy attempts a coup

Mier, Gentrifying Rio

Gómez Nadal, Los negros dan la cara por la Colombia que les da la espalda

Wang, China and Latin America in 2016

Carlsen, Both parties are playing the Mexico card

Hankins: Donald Trump, white resentment, racism and a ‘great’ America

Rather, Trump and “The Second Amendment People”

Baker: Trade, Truth and Trump

TVN, Los ‘otros” venezolanos en Panamá

Aldama & Gonmzález: Latin@ comic books


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