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FL Ag Commissioner Warns Panama Is Future Competitor

Florida could be in a competition with Panama as the Central American nation invests more money into infrastructure, according to the state’s Agricultural Commissioner, Adam Putnam.



Usher In Panama To Talk Some Sense Into Justin Bieber

You may call this an intervention of sorts. Usher has flown to Panama to talk some sense into pop singer Justin Bieber days after his Miami Beach hijinks made national and international headlines.


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New Dollar Limits For Venezuelan Travelers To Florida

Venezuelans traveling to Florida and other popular destinations will no longer be allowed to spend as much money during their trip.


View of cargo ships in Colon, on August 31, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Luis Acosta

Rep. Wasserman Schultz To Join Vice President In Panama

Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) will join Vice President Joe Biden in a visit to the Panama Canal next week.

CBS Miami–11/15/2013

U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), shown here, is located in Doral and will serve as a hub for U.S. military coordination.

Four Killed In U.S. Contracted Counter-Drug Aircraft Crash In Caribbean

The deadly crash of a DH-8 aircraft that was monitoring coastal drug trafficking lanes in the Western Caribbean is being investigated by U.S. authorities.

CBS Miami–10/06/2013

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Famed Dolphin’s Adoptive Mother Dies At Florida Aquarium

Panama, the adoptive mother of Winter, the star of the film Dolphin Tale, has died at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium.


Panama's President Ricardo Martinelli poses after addressing the Latin America and the Caribbean International Economic Forum at the French Economy Ministry in Paris on May 31, 2013. AFP PHOTO ERIC PIERMONT (Photo by: Eric Piermont/AFP/Getty Images)

Cuban Migrants Granted Asylum In Panama

Nineteen Cuban migrants detained in the Bahamas have been granted asylum on humanitarian grounds by Panama’s government.


A cargo ship passes through the Panama Canal's Miraflores Locks on May 9, 2013, in Panama City. The Panama Canal is operating completely normal although the Government order to close all schools for three days starting from yesterday in order to avoid blackouts and Panamanians may have to start rationing electricity if the energy crisis -- caused by the late start of the rainy season -- continues due.    (Photo by: Rodrigo Arangua/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: China & Nicaragua Canal May Shake Global Trade

The communist nation of China may be about to make a large impact on Central America and global economic trade.

CBS Miami–06/07/2013

CBP Agents helped to seize a go-fast boat carrying an estimated $242 million in cocaine off the coast of Panama. (Source: Department of Homeland Security)

Boat Carrying $242M In Coke Intercepted Off The Coast Of Panama

A go-fast boat carrying $242 million dollars worth of cocaine was heading was being intercepted in the open waters off Panama, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Tuesday.


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‘Better Burger’ Chain To Make North American Debut In Doral

El Corral, a Colombia-based hamburger chain has selected Doral for its first United States location.