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Panama, Costa Rica Unveil Rosters to Face USMNT in Friendlies

Gregg Berhalter now knows exactly who he'll be up against in his first matches as U.S. men's national team manager. Upcoming U.S. opponents Panama and Costa Rica revealed their rosters for the Jan. 27 and Feb. 2 friendlies that will conclude the USA's annual winter camp. Berhalter, whose squad is cu


Local pilgrims eager for World Youth Day in Panama

World Youth Day in January works well for University of St. Thomas students Katie Duncan and Leo Kaardal. Neither St. Thomas senior took classes this month, and they’re joining 26 other pilgrims, including Auxiliary Bishop Andrew Cozzens, in a group from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis g


Bets in Panama down for seventh month in a row

Figures released by Panama’s gambling regulatory body, 'Junta de Control de Juegos', show a 3.5% drop in 2018's first 11 months, against the same period in the prior year. Revenue from 'type A' slot machines fell 1.5%. Some say the steady decline has been caused by a 5.5% tax introduced in 2015 to f


Check out this rabbi’s gesture for the World Youth Day in Panama

The first pilgrims are starting to arrive for the World Youth Day, just a week away (from January 22 to 27). Supermarkets are stocking up. Maps of how to access the site are being published, because entire avenues are going to be closed off.


Rock and Roll nuns to perform for Pope in Panama

A group of nuns are hoping to impress Pope Francis with a very special performance by their rock band Siervas in Panama next week. With millions of YouTube views and hits on Spotify and iTunes, the Peru-based group, which includes sisters from Chile, Japan, Ecuador, China and Costa Rica, might just


I Moved to Panama and Switched Snow for Sunshine

My girlfriend, Corissa, and I were still living in Calgary, Canada, this time last year. Anyone who has ever been to Alberta in winter will tell you how cold it gets in this part of the world—25 F below zero is not uncommon in Calgary. Therefore, we both decided to pack our bags and drive south.


Spinnaker – Panama City Beach says ‘nightclub days are over’ as business rebrands to Beachside Grill

Spinnaker® Wow can you believe Spinnaker has been around, in one form or another, for nearly 50 years? We are very proud to have been part of the history of Panama City Beach since 1972. Consistent with our longevity, we firmly believe its all about innovation and willingness to evolve with the time


Hundreds of Cubans Traveling to Panama to see Pope Francis

HAVANA TIMES – There are 471 Cubans about to travel to Panama for the Catholic Church’s World Youth Day. Many have been saving for a good while to pay for the reunion with Pope Francisco and ask him to pray for their Island, reports the AFP.


Jesse Lingard relives his World Cup wonder strike against Panama

Jesse Lingard has hit a number of memorable goals in important matches for both club and country – and his strike against Panama at last year’s World Cup is up there with the best of them.


715 Pligrims Headed To World Youth Day in Panama To Get Police Escort As They Pass Through Costa Rica

On their way to Panama cityr for the World Youth Day 2019 through Costa Rica, 715 pilgrims will be under the watchful eyes of the different police forces of the Ministerio de Gobernación y Policía and the Ministerio Seguridad Pública (Ministry of the Interior and Ministry of Security).


European physicists unveil plans for a particle collider that would be longer than the Panama Canal

European particle physicists today released a conceptual design for a successor to the world’s biggest atom smasher, the 27-kilometer-long Large Hadron Collider (LHC), which straddles the border between Switzerland and France. The report calls for an even bigger accelerator, that would be 100 kilome


‘It’s Making Us Less Prepared’: Shutdown Slows Planning for Hurricanes and Other Disasters

For experts who make a living forecasting hurricanes, storm season is a year-round worry. When the tropics are calm, as they are now, researchers dive into data, analyze results, improve scientific models and train state and local officials on the latest technology that can help them make lifesaving


Silage Bags Market 2018-19 Silo Bag Grain ,Flex Pack ,The Panama Group ,RKW Groups

This study highlights current dynamics and developments in the “Silage Bags Market“. The report incorporates in-depth analysis of the market growth drivers as well as the inhibiting factors in the Silage Bags market. The scope of the report covers an extensive evaluation pertaining to the winning im


Panama to host largest faith party of the planet

World Youth Day, to be held in Panama from January 21 to 26, will become the year’s largest Christian prayer party on the planet. And as with any party, there will certainly be music. Lots of it.


London law firm partner fined £45,000 in case with link to Panama Papers leak

Child & Child lawyer breached anti-money laundering rules, according to disciplinary finding. A partner at a London law firm who failed to check whether his mega-wealthy clients were politically exposed persons (PEPs) has been fined £45,000, in a matter reportedly linked to the Panama Papers scandal


Coffee crisis? 60% of wild species could go extinct, some within decades

Hairy berries. Supersize seeds. No caffeine. Compared with the beans that supply our daily brew, the wild relatives of coffee plants can seem downright bizarre. But they also harbor genetic traits that could help farmed coffee plants survive threats such as drought and disease—and maybe create pleas


Panama Archbishop to WYD pilgrims: ‘The Church and society need you'

With World Youth Day 2019 set to begin in just over a week, Vatican News’ Massimiliano Menichetti sat down with Archbishop José Domingo Ulloa Mendieta of Panama City. Archbishop Ulloa Mendieta heads the Diocese that is hosting the 2019 World Youth Day. In an interview with Massimiliano Menichetti he


Small, well-funded LGBT group to challenge Catholic teaching at World Youth Day

A crucifix in the field at Campus Misericordiae in Krakow for World Youth Day, July 31, 2016. Credit: Kamil Janowicz/World Youth Day Krakow 2016 via Flickr. .- A U.S.-based coalition of dissenting Catholics, whose backers include wealthy non-Catholic funders, is sending a small group of LGBT activis


New website to follow pilgrim’s progress in Panama

As World Youth Day pilgrims from the Diocese of Parramatta prepare to depart, a new website following the pilgrimage has been launched to follow the pilgrim’s progress. The website – parrawyd.org – features pilgrim profiles, videos, photos and daily blog updates and gives family, friends and pilgrim


4 Best Places To Buy A Second Home Overseas In 2019

The dollar’s current strength is creating bargains in some of the world’s most appealing places to own a home of your own. Specifically, as we head into 2019, property markets are dramatically discounted for dollar buyers in Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, and Chile.