Daily Archives: March 12, 2011

Panama Declares Donald Trump Persona Non Grata

Panama City’s municipal council has declared Donald Trump persona non grata after the real estate tycoon said that the United States was stupid for giving the Canal back to Panama in exchange for nothing. “We unanimously approved a resolution that declared Donald Trump persona non grata,” Javier Ortega, a member of the council, told AFP…

Vintage Anti-Aircraft Devices Found in France Field

Workers moving dirt in France Field near the Colon Free Zone found two 40 caliber anti-aircraft weapons. They immediately contacted authorities, and explosives experts from the National Police detonated the devices. The area, known as Coco Solo, was once used by U.S. forces during the Panama Canal Zone days. It was established as a U.S.…

U.S. Military in Panama for Training Exercises

The U.S. Army and Navy  will be in Panama this week to participate in a general training program on combatting terrorism and trafficking. The program will run from March 15 to April 19 in Fort Sherman, Tiger Hill and Rodman, among other places, and will join 45 officers from Panama’s security agencies and 45 from the U.S. military. According to Panama’s…