Daily Archives: March 6, 2011

Noriega Wants His Pension

While doing jail time in Paris, former Panamanian dictator Manuel Antonio Noriega has expressed an interest in collecting his retirement benefits. The Consulate of Panama in Paris confirmed Noriega’s request for a “proof of identity” that the Social Security Fund requires to issue payments. This is the only assistance that Noriega has asked of the consulate during…

Over 100,000 Cars Travel into Panama’s Interior

As of 1 p.m. Sunday, 102,181 cars had passed through the weight station in La Chorrera, the National Police @protegeryservir tweeted. Most people, or 84,894 cars, had travelled by 8 p.m. Saturday, another police tweet indicated. Last year, although not tweeted at the time, the weight station registered 93,845 cars as of Sunday noon.  If the math…