| Jan 16, 2014
| 10:55 AM
Here's a new enterprising twist on the rent-a-cop business.
Cops jailed Daniel Norona, 24, after they said he offered to pay a cop to help him commit a burglary -- knowing full well he was an officer of the law, reports WMBB ABC News-13 in Panama City....
| Jan 17, 2014
| 3:39 PM
Yvette Lewis receives a double benefit Saturday at the 2014 Hampton Indoor Invitational track meet — the opportunity to compete in front of family and friends.
“It’s special,” said the former Peninsula and Hampton University...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 5:49 PM
What did Justin Bieber's team decide during that huddle they just had in Panama? Perhaps it was to get Bieber's legal life in order: The pop star on Wednesday afternoon turned himself in to Toronto police in response to an assault charge stemming from a...
| Jan 30, 2014
Once again there was little mention of Latin America in President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech. One sentence in a speech that lasted more than an hour is not enough.
But don't put all the blame on the President. That has been the norm since...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 9:09 AM
Copa Airlines will begin new nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale and Panama four times a week starting July 11, the carrier announced Wednesday.
Fort Lauderdale will be Copa's fourth destination in Florida and its tenth in the U.S. The airline...
| Dec 18, 2013
This Central American nation is fast becoming a prime destination for winter travelers looking to trade cold and slush for sun and surf. But this country's riches are found not only in its tropical jungles and white sand beaches; one of Panama's hottest...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 9:57 PM
Every year, 14-year-old Victor Rios would watch the Rose Parade on a television set in his home in the city of Chitre, Panama, marveling at the floats and bands.
He never imagined he would attend the parade in person.
Then one day in October 2012,...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 7:56 PM
Robert A. Pastor, an influential scholar and policymaker who spent decades working for better inter-American relations and democracy and free elections in the Western Hemisphere, died Wednesday at his home in Washington, D.C., after a three-year battle...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 4:26 AM
The plot has thickened in Caryville, a small Panhandle town, in a case of adverse possession gone awry: Some folks apparently may have made a grave mistake by stealing their own burial plots, reports WJHG ABC News-7 in Panama City.
"You have to pay to be...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 12:08 PM
A Newport Beach man who prosecutors say ran a Ponzi scheme that stole nearly $3 million from investors has been extradited from Panama to face trial in Orange County.
Thomas F. Tarbutton allegedly fled to Brazil in 2011 after charges were filed and...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Silversea Cruises is featuring two special Grand Voyages for 2015.
A 62-day Circle South America voyage is round-trip from Fort Lauderdale beginning on Jan. 7, 2015, with calls in Key West, Costa Rica, Panama, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Argentina, Falkland...
| Oct 12, 2013
After each performance of "Pullman Porter Blues," the lobby of the Goodman Theatre has been alive with talk both wistful and outraged, a weird if understandable mix given the complex legacy of George Pullman and the rail car company he created here....