Panama reverses; North Korean crew not freed

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.

Panama likely to release crew of detained ship to North Korea: Official

Panama likely will return the 35-member crew of a North Korean ship detained for smuggling Cuban weapons under 10,000 tons of sugar to their native country in about a month, a government official said.