Daily Archives: March 13, 2011

Panama Crime Series, Part 5

Young Girl Run Over on Way to School – Nayelis Pinada, age 9, was run over by a sedan in Santa Ana’s Avenue B on Friday morning.  She was on her way to school when she was hit, along with her grandmother and two brothers, ages 11 and 4.  The driver of the white sedan…

Law Prohibiting Cock and Dog Fights on Table

A new bill is looking to strengthen animal rights in Panama by prohibiting cock and dog fighting, as well as experimentation on animals. On Wednesday, the Population and Environmental subcommittee of the National Assembly will continue to review the document, which sets fines of $100 to $5,000 fines and six month to two year jail terms. In Panama cockfighting is a…