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Panama President Concludes Spain Trip

 Above: Panama President Ricardo Martinelli in Madrid (Photo: OP Panama) By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama President Ricardo Martinelli concluded his trip to Spain this week with a meeting with the country’s leadership. Martinelli is closing up his term in …

Trinidad Prime Minister Leading Delegation to Panama

 Above: Panama City By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar will lead a delegation to Panama on Tuesday. The trip comes in the context of the Americas Competitiveness Forum in Panama City, which lasts from …

Panama’s New Ministers Take Office

 Above: the new ministers with Panama President Ricardo Martinelli (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama President Ricardo Martinelli officially introduced four new ministers of government in a ceremony Monday. The appointments came after a cabinet shake-up announced by …

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 Above: Panama President Ricardo Martinelli (centre) during the visit By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama offers several competitive advantages for Puerto Rico, and the two parties must strengthen bilateral trade ties, Panama President Ricardo Martinelli said during a trip to …

 Above: Martinelli upon his arrival to Port of Spain (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama President Ricardo Martinelli has arrived in Trinidad and Tobago for the Caribbean Investment Forum in Port of Spain, which begins Monday. Martinelli is …

 Above: Tabaré Vásquez and Ricardo Martinelli By the Caribbean Journal staff Former Uruguay President Tabaré Vázquez paid a visit Tuesday to President Ricardo Martinelli. Vazquez, who is in Panama to participate as a keynote speaker at a forum on Regional …

 Above: the delegation in Panama City By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama President Ricardo Martinelli held talks Monday with Ambassador John McCarthy, the Special Envoy for Latin America of Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard. In what was characterized as “open …

 Above: Panama President Ricardo Martinelli at the opening of the irrigation project (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama President Ricardo Martinelli has opened a new irrigation project in the Tonosi Valley that could benefit some 5,000 residents of …

 Above: Panama President Ricardo Martinelli and Trinidad PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar during the visit (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Following her visit to Panama in March, Trinidad Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar held bilateral talks in Panama City with President …

 Above: US President Barack Obama and Panama President Ricardo Martinelli (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Connectivity is key to the integration of the Americas, according to Panama President Ricardo Martinelli, who was speaking at the Sixth Summit of …

 Above: construction work on Panama’s new Metro project (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Construction on Panama City’s new Metro is moving forward, with 30 percent of the project completed, according to the government. The first tests runs will …

 Above: The meeting in Antigua (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama President Ricardo Martinelli and Costa Rica President Laura Chinchilla met in Antigua, Guatemala Saturday to analyze strategies on the fight against drug trafficking in the region. The …

 Above: the Panamanian and Puerto Rican delegations (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama President Ricardo Martinelli and Foreign Minister Roberto Henriquez received Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño for talks Wednesday about future investment and trade. Martinelli said Panama …

 Above: Daniel Ortega and Ricardo Martinelli (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli and Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega agreed to encourage and deepen their two countries’ cooperation on security matters and the fight against transnational crime. …

 Above: Panama President Ricardo Martinelli, centre (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama President Ricardo Martinelli departs today for Managua for an official visit with Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega. The visit will include bilateral talks on several issues, including …

 Above: President Ricardo Martinelli launching the programme (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Continuing a trend that has made its way across the Caribbean, from Antigua to Guyana, the government of Panama has delivered the first computers to families …

 Above: Martenelli and Persad-Bissessar (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama President Ricardo Martinelli hosted Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar for talks Monday on security, commerce, investment and the expansion of the Panama Canal. The two sides …

 Above: Panama President Ricardo Martinelli (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama President Ricardo Martinelli announced a shuffling in the country’s security sector Friday, naming Julio Molto the new Director of the National Police, and Gustavo Perez as the …