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Mysterious Stones Unearthed In Prehistoric Shelter

Posted 01.16.2013 | Science

Forget wands, talismen and cauldrons -- in Pre-Columbian Central America, it was all about magic rocks. An archaeologist and her colleagues have i...

PHOTOS: The Past And Future Shake Hands In Panama

Mark Chesnut | Posted 03.18.2013 | Travel
Mark Chesnut

In Panama City, high rise steel looms over tin roofs and street vendors compete with fancy restaurants, where the country's namesake hats don't look a bit out of place.

How To Live The Good Life For $1,000/Month

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 03.16.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

Retirement in the States is getting more expensive all the time. But in the right places overseas, you can upgrade your lifestyle and live better than you can at home for a small fraction of the price.

How To Retire Overseas Part-Time

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 03.11.2013 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

You don't have to sell everything you own, say goodbye to everyone you've ever known, and take off for a new life in some distant and exotic place, never to be heard from again. That's not the only way to realize the benefits of retiring overseas. You could, rather, just dip a toe in.

A Look Back At Aviation In 2012

Christine Negroni | Posted 03.04.2013 | Travel
Christine Negroni

There's no better way to see the ebb and flow in the world of aviation than to go back and review the events of the past year. As I look at what I saw fit to write about in 2012, I appreciate the unconventional approach some airlines have taken in response to the rapid changes in the industry.

Panama Offers Six Top Retirement Havens In One

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 02.11.2013 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

For the potential retiree, Panama offers big and unequaled advantages. There's warm weather year-round and lots of sunshine; a low cost of living that gets lower the farther you travel outside Panama City; and a foreign-resident-friendly tax system, meaning it's possible to live and do business here 100 percent Panama tax-free.

I'm With Stupid: The Fiscal Benefits of Swapping Idaho for Samoa

Todd Hartley | Posted 01.16.2013 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

As of this writing, people in all 50 states had filed requests to secede from the union in the wake of the presidential election, and I have to say I ...

PHOTOS: James Bond Film Sites In Latin America

Mark Chesnut | Posted 01.07.2013 | Travel
Mark Chesnut

The National Institute of Culture in Panama City stood in for a fictional hotel in Bolivia.

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
ARTINFO

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...