Tag Archive | Panama

Beijing says ‘Taiwan is an inalienable part of China’s territory’

Beijing says ‘Taiwan is an inalienable part of China’s territory’

Panama has switched diplomatic relations from Taiwan to China, handing a huge victory to Beijing in its drive to isolate the self-governing island it claims as its own territory.

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Migrants stranded as Panama closes its border

Migrants stranded as Panama closes its border

Had Andy tried to cross into Panama a few days earlier, he might be in the United States by now. Instead, Andy, a 46-year-old Cuban computer technician, is holed up in a warehouse with more than 100 other migrants in the small Colombian town of Turbo, unsure how to continue his journey to the United […]

Iceland PM to step down after Panama disclosures

Iceland PM to step down after Panama disclosures

Iceland Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson will step down, the deputy head of his party said on Tuesday, after leaked files showed the premier’s wife owned an offshore firm with big claims on Iceland’s collapsed banks. Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson, who is also currently minister of fisheries and agriculture, told reporters that the progressive party will […]

China’s maritime courts: Defenders of sovereignty

China’s maritime courts: Defenders of sovereignty

China’s creation of an international maritime judicial center was, to the foreign audience, one of the most controversial issues addressed in Supreme People’s Court (SPC) President Zhou Qiang’s work report to the National People’s Congress in March 2016. What did Zhou mean by this? When a spokesman for the Foreign Ministry was asked about it, […]

Venezuela restores ties with Panama

Venezuela restores ties with Panama

Venezuela has restored full diplomatic ties with Panama, President Nicolas Maduro said, months after he angrily broke off formal relations with the Central American country. “I send a greeting to the president of Panama. We have re-established diplomatic and political relations with Panama this very day,” Maduro said on Tuesday in a televised address. Diplomatic relations were broken […]

Juan Varela ganha eleições no Panamá

Juan Varela ganha eleições no Panamá

O candidato presidencial da oposição Juan Carlos Varela ganhou as eleições no domingo, sendo eleito o próximo Presidente do Panamá, anunciou o Tribunal Eleitoral. “Obrigado, Deus abençoe Panamá, quero felicitar as pessoas do Panamá pela escolha democrática que fizeram”, disse Juan Varela numa conversa telefónica com o presidente do Tribunal Eleitoral, Erasmo Pinilla, quando este […]