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  • Manuel Noriega extradited home to Panama after 21 years [updated]

     
    Manuel Noriega en route to his homeland. Manuel Noriega, the onetime military dictator of Panama, was being flown home Sunday after two decades in U.S. and French prisons and facing yet more jail time in Panama....
  • Pictures in the News | Jan. 24, 2013

     
    In Thursday's Pictures in the News: Special operations battalion officers patrol a street in the Ilha do Governador neighborhood in the favela do Dende shantytown in Rio de Janeiro as drug traffickers clash with police; a member of the National Air and...
  • Dockworkers forge strategic alliance with Panama Canal pilots

     
    The union representing West Coast dockworkers has formed an alliance with pilots who guide ships through the Panama Canal, a link-up that could boost the bargaining power of both unions....
  • Soccer player faces sanctions for kicking owl [Video]

     
    Panama defender Luis Moreno is facing sanctions for kicking an injured owl that was on the field during a soccer match Sunday. The owl is a mascot for Panama's opponent, the Atletico Junior team. It had landed on the field......
  • Federal officers seize ropes saturated with cocaine at LAX

     
    Federal officers seized ropes and cords saturated with cocaine at Los Angeles International Airport, authorities said Tuesday. The ropes and cords weighed about 20 pounds and were inside backpacks brought in March 15 by two U.S. citizens from Panama City,...
  • Southern California dominance in international trade is likely to continue, report says

     
    The Los Angeles Customs District, which includes the Los Angeles and Long Beach seaports, is expected to remain the nation's preferred gateway for international trade in 2011. It will handle about $372.8 billion in imports and exports this year, an......
  • Panama Canal Nearing Completion

     
    June 12, 1910: Work continues on the Panama Canal, an example of American ingenuity, where the slogan is “1915 or Bust.” Also on the jump, a Times editorial against picketing by strikers. The Times’ staunch opposition to picketing will be a factor...
  • Every sweet tooth's dream: Is chocolate good for you?

     
    Evidence linking consumption of chocolate — or, more specifically, cocoa — to better health first emerged more than 10 years ago from studies of the Kuna people, natives of the San Blas islands off the coast of Panama. But can we trust it? Studie...
  • Mexico struggles in Gold Cup opener at Rose Bowl

    Mexico struggles in Gold Cup opener at Rose Bowl
    More than 600 mariachi band members set a Guinness world record at halftime of the Gold Cup game between Mexico and Panama at the Rose Bowl, but the jeers from the pro-Mexico crowd of 56,822 directed toward Mexico Coach Jose Manuel de la Torre made the...
  • Watch Raul Jimenez's bicycle-kick goal lift Mexico to win [Video]

    Watch Raul Jimenez's bicycle-kick goal lift Mexico to win [Video]
    Mexico kept its World Cup qualifying hopes alive with the game-winning goal provided by Raul Jimenez on an amazing bicycle kick in a 2-1 victory over Panama on Friday night in Mexico City. Jimenez entered the game in the 83rd minute and two minutes...
  • Panama: Tour highlights the country beyond the canal

    Panama: Tour highlights the country beyond the canal
    The Panama Canal will celebrate the 100th anniversary of its opening on Aug. 15, but there’s much more to see in this often overlooked country than the impressive waterway. Travelers on Collette’s nine-day Discover Panama tour will begin...