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It Takes Two to Trade

Nelson W. Cunningham | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Nelson W. Cunningham

The next four years provide dramatic opportunities for trade liberalization across the Pacific and the Atlantic. Barack Obama will use those opportunities to build a durable bipartisan consensus on trade. Mitt Romney won't.

Jaguar Stalking In The Panama Jungle

Peter Mandel | Posted 12.16.2012 | Travel
Peter Mandel

The jaguar, which must be a dominant male, is padding steadily towards us around a bend on the path.

Obama, Romney 'Trade Pact' Malarkey vs. Reality: The Data Is In

Lori Wallach | Posted 12.15.2012 | Politics
Lori Wallach

In an election dominated by the urgent agenda of U.S. job creation, it is a sorry statement about the domination of corporate money in American elections that both presidential candidates tout NAFTA-style "free trade" deals.

Country That You Do Not Associate With Euro Really Wants To Adopt It

Reuters | Posted 12.15.2012 | Business

BERLIN (Reuters) - Panama would like to introduce the euro as legal tender alongside the U.S. dollar, President Ricardo Martinelli told German Chancel...

PHOTOS: On The Panama Canal Railway

Posted 10.01.2012 | Travel

A new series of tours takes visitors to Central America along the scenic Panama Canal Railway, which pre-dates the country's famous canal. The firs...

CNN, Embarrassed Again

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 11.25.2012 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

I probably know CNN's history as well as anybody and I recall with regret two other incidents where CNN failed to meet the standards of responsible journalism.

PHOTOS: Panama City's Abandoned, Diabolic Buses

Sofia Verzbolovskis | Posted 09.25.2012 | Travel
Sofia Verzbolovskis

Art museums used to pale in comparison to the parade on the street.

Gehry Goes South: Can the Starchitect Recreate the Bilbao Effect With Panama's New Bio-Museum?

ARTINFO | Posted 10.21.2012 | Arts

With the arrival of Frank Gehry's twisting, titanium-clad Guggenheim Museum in 1997, the small, shipbuilding town of Bilbao became a cultural destinat...

PHOTOS: So You Think You Know Captain Morgan?

Lee Abbamonte | Posted 10.15.2012 | Travel
Lee Abbamonte

In September 2010, a team of leading underwater archaeologists discovered six iron cannons off the coast of Panama that belonged to the real Captain Morgan. Did you know he was a real historical figure?

Cubans Defy Swamps And Rivers To Reach U.S.

AP | JUAN ZAMORANO | Posted 10.02.2012 | World

METETI, Panama — Led by smugglers armed with knives and machetes, Mayra Reyes and 14 other Cubans sloshed through swamps and rivers and suffered...

Captain Morgan's 17th Century Treasure Unearthed

Posted 08.01.2012 | World

Arrrr... they be plunderin' Captain Morgan's treasures. They, of course, being a team of U.S. archaeologists; plundering, as in conducting an under...

Zach Carter

Romney Relied On Offshore Accounts In Panama To Establish Bain Capital | Zach Carter | Posted 07.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's involvement with anonymous accounts in offshore tax havens goes back to the 1984 founding of Bain Capital, which raised mi...

Greenland Offers Tourists 'Subsistence' Whale Meat

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 06.27.2012 | Green

An investigation in Greenland by the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society (WDCS) has shown whale meat from aboriginal hunting is being made availabl...

The Brains That Bind Us

Marian Salzman | Posted 07.23.2012 | Impact
Marian Salzman

Although two of the greatest attributes of our country might be our competitive spirit and our defense of our values and freedoms, one can't help but wonder at what price. Brains are the tie that binds us, but are we really coming undone? Think about it.

Free Trade Run Amok: The 'TPP'

Leo Hindery, Jr. | Posted 07.01.2012 | Politics
Leo Hindery, Jr.

Bilateral and thoughtfully constructed 'smallish' regional agreements are always preferable to massive multilateral agreements among widely disparate trading partners.

Jason Gilbert

LOOK: Classroom Of The Future Will Make You Wish You Were A Student Again | Jason Gilbert | Posted 04.23.2012 | Technology

Kids, don't stick your gum on these desks. ExoPC, the French-Canadian startup that manufactures a tabletop multitouch surface with a 32-inch LCD di...

Jeb Bush Leads Effort By Romney Campaign To Hit Obama On Trade

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 04.13.2012 | Politics

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is the biggest voice Mitt Romney's campaign is deploying to prebut President Barack Obama's Friday afternoon speech in Ta...

Conflicts Continue Over Resources in Panama -- Two More Indigenous People Killed

Veronique Pittman | Posted 04.11.2012 | World
Veronique Pittman

Over the past three months there has been increased tension in the Wounaan communities of Eastern Panama due to illegal loggers invading their lands.

The World of Kalu Yala

Amanda Slavin | Posted 06.10.2012 | Impact
Amanda Slavin

I was blown away by how sometimes I am so absorbed in getting frustrated at my outlook being too slow, or my BlackBerry freezing, and how there is a total opposite way to live full of appreciating the little things in life and being happier than ever doing so.

PHOTOS: 10 Alternative Spring Break Trips

The Huffington Post | Laura Steiner | Posted 03.30.2012 | Latino Voices

While we've seen that Spring Break in Mexico does not necessarily mean you need to be trapped in the all-inclusive drunken world of Cancun, perhaps a ...

PHOTOS: Diving Into The 'Washing Machine'

Posted 03.23.2012 | Green

Mission Blue: By Jenifer Austin Foulkes, Oceans Program Manager, Google: Today, the wind picked up making the waters quite choppy. The Sea Hunte...

A Rendezvous With The Undersea Hunter

Posted 03.21.2012 | Green

Mission Blue: By Jenifer Austin Foulkes, Oceans Program Manager, Google: Kip Evans and Shari Sant Plummer left early in the morning to rendezvou...

Exploring Panama's Coiba Island

Posted 03.19.2012 | Green

Mission Blue: By Jenifer Austin Foulkes, Oceans Program Manager, Google: Coiba National Park, located off the southwest coast of Panama, is made...

Prehistoric Camel Was Bizarre Beast, Newly Unearthed Fossils Show

AP | CHRISTINE ARMARIO | Posted 03.16.2012 | Science

MIAMI -- Researchers scratching in the sediment during the historic expansion of the Panama Canal say they have discovered the fossils of a small came...

PHOTOS: 5 Great, Affordable Beaches In Latin America

BootsnAll | Posted 05.10.2012 | Travel

You can find all the things that make the Caribbean great without the high prices or enormous crowds.