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Panama President blames former canal chief for crisis

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 12:35

Panama President Ricardo Martinelli on Monday blamed the Panama Canal`s former administrator for the crisis surrounding its massive expansion project -- where work has been halted over a billion-dollar payment dispute.

`Panama Canal expansion work suspended`

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 00:03

An international consortium in charge of widening the Panama Canal on Wednesday suspended work on the troubled project, canal administrator Jorge Quijano said.

Selena Gomez feels like Justin Bieber played her

Last Updated: Sunday, February 02, 2014, 19:57

Selena Gomez is said to be crushed after her ex-boyfriend Justin Bieber took model Chantel Jeffries on a holiday break

Justin Bieber chilling in Panama

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 15:53

Looks like Justin Bieber, who was arrested at a beach in Miami for drunk driving and drag racing, is now having fun in Panama.

North Korea ship owners will pay fine: Panama

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 08:11

The owners of a North Korean ship seized by Panama for carrying Cuban fighter jets and missiles are paying a USD 670,000 fine to recover the vessel.

Panama Canal talks run into trouble over money

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 19:30

Negotiations over massive cost overruns in the expansion of the Panama Canal appeared to run into trouble when one of the companies involved demanded more than USD 1 billion to continue work on the project.

Panama, consortium to negotiate $1.6 bn canal row

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 01:48

The Panama Canal Authority and a consortium expanding the major waterway will negotiate a solution to a USD 1.6-billion dispute threatening to disrupt the project, a Spanish mediator said on Monday.

Panama, Spain seek to resolve $1.6 bn canal row

Last Updated: Saturday, January 04, 2014, 08:26

The governments of Panama and Spain scrambled to resolve a dispute with a consortium threatening to halt expansion work on the Panama Canal over a USD 1.6 billion cost overrun.

Panama reverses; North Korean crew not freed

Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 09:37

A Panamanian prosecutor who reported the release of all but three of 35 crewmen of a North Korean ship seized for carrying Cuban weapons reversed his story, saying all were still being held.

Biden thanks Panama for Cuba, N Korea arms interception

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 10:41

US Vice President Joe Biden thanked Panama on Tuesday for detecting a controversial shipment of Cuban arms headed for North Korea apparently in violation of UN sanctions.

US vice president heads to Panama for canal talks

Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 00:25

US Vice President Joe Biden begins an official visit to Panama from Monday for meetings on the expansion of the canal.

Panama to send detained North Korean crew, ship home: Minister

Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 09:59

The North Korean crew and ship detained in Panama for smuggling Cuban weapons three months ago will soon be returned to the reclusive Asian nation, Panama`s foreign minister said.