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Panama

U.S. owes damages for Panama invasion, advocates claim

November 21, 2018

Twenty-nine years after the American invasion of Panama, 272 plaintiffs have finally found justice for destruction caused by the push to oust Manuel Noriega. The human-rights bureau of the Organization of American States — both the United States and Panama are members — found on October 5 that American attacks on Panamanian civilians and settlements […]

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Could indigenous people be a threat to a biodiversity reserve?

November 6, 2018

A bill is moving through Panama’s congress that would transfer much of the Panamanian part of La Amistad International Park to the indigenous Naso people. Yet environmentalists and biologists are concerned that the deed to over 60 percent of this massive park — a UNESCO World Heritage Site shared with Costa Rica in the Talamanca […]

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