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31. Motorcycle Catches Fire...
Isaac Morales got the shock of his life when the motorcycle he was driving caught fire on the Pan American Highway in David, Chiriqui. The incident occurred yesterday morning in front of the Mae Lewis Medical Center of David. Morales was bringing some things to a store he has in ...

32. Home Invasion Robbery in Las Cumbres
Two masked men armed, entered the house of a family in Las Lajas in Las Cumbres and took away computers, luxury watches, other valuables, and cash, after killing two dogs. So far no arrests have been made. Neighbors in the area told TVN News that is not the first time ...

33. Three More Gas Leaks Found in PH Metric ...
Panama's Auxiliary Prosecutor, Angel Calderón, found three new gas leaks in as many apartments in the PH Metric Tower building, located on Vía Brasil in Bella Vista, the scene of an explosion on 13 August that killed five people and left a sixth injured. The inspection was made in coordination ...

34. Executive Cabinet Still Considering Security Reforms
La Prensa - The Executive Cabinet has had a package of proposed reforms for the various institutions of public security for more than two weeks, but still the details of what is contained in the initiative are unknown. La Prensa called authorities in the Ministry of Government and Justice, the ...

35. High Rise Escape System (HRES) Demo with Panama's ...
This morning I conducted a capabilities demonstration and training session with ten firemen of Panama's Rescue Team, the guys who are responsible for getting people out of a high rise fire. The fire department is divided into operational sections each headed by a Captain, such as Safety, Inspections and Investigation, ...

36. Fire In The Victoria Tower Building on Ave. ...
Telemetro Reporta - Residents of the Victoria Tower building, located on Ave Samuel Lewis, lived through moments of anguish and fear when they learned an apartment on the 15th floor of this building was on fire. Exclusive footage of cameraman Jose Casis shows when the windows from this apartment of ...

37. Update: Home Invasion (Security Mistakes)
There was a significant security incident recently involving a family of English speaking expatriates from the United States. I received information about this event from several sources. What I heard and learned prompted me to investigate this crime with an eye toward informing other members of the community. In short ...

38. 55 Families Left Homeless After Rio Abajo Fire
The Minister of Housing and Zoning, Jose Domingo Arias, said today he would be meeting today at 10:00 am with a social and engineering team of the institution to evaluate the options they might provide to those who were left homeless by the fire in Rio Abajo. "We will evaluate ...

39. Lightning Safety in Panama
Lightning killed four people in different areas of the country on Friday during the heavy rain storm that afternoon. Three people were killed when they were hit by lightning near Malena beach in Veraguas. Gil Alberto Barcia Collado, 47 years-old, Ariel Suira, 30, and 13 year-old Secundino Castro were killed ...

40. Emergency Exercise (Simulation) at Tocumen International Airport
A plane crash drew attention to the Tocumen International Airport, but it was just a large-scale simulation. Responding units had to control the fire, rescue passengers, and transport victims. A whole array of security agencies participated in the exercise, held at the main air terminal in Panama, with the aim ...

41. PanaGuard for Home Alarm Systems in Panama
By DON WINNER for Panama-Guide.com - Received today via email: "Hi Don, Just read your article today about the home invasion. Sad to say, but these events are unfortunately part of life, especially here in Panama. As you know, my company, PanaGuard, offers a variety of home and commercial alarm ...

42. A Building Burns in Caracas
From Ken Chen: "I was leaving Caracas the night one of the towers at "El Silencio" got burnt, those are massive towers the tallest in Caracas, supposedly with sprinklers systems but they didn't work, the firefighters just lacked the resources to deliver water to that altitude and the tower burnt ...

43. Gringo Residents Protest Smoking Garbage Dump in Anton
Residents of Anton and tourists from the hotels located in Rio Hato closed the road that leads to the garbage dump yesterday for 30 minutes and obstructed the passage of cars. These people have complained about health problems due to smoke emanating from the landfill constantly. One of the tourists ...

44. Safety Warning - Use of Taxi's and Home ...
David Andrews, the Consul of the British Embassy in Panama released this warning this afternoon: From: Diane.McGarrity@fco.gov.uk [mailto: Diane.McGarrity@fco.gov.uk] Sent: 12 July 2006 16:03 To: Diane.McGarrity@fco.gov.uk Subject: Personal Security in Panama Importance: High Dear Residents, We are aware of two recent incidents involving serious assaults. One involving a visiting British ...

45. Details on Global Bank Building Fire on Calle ...
By DON WINNER for Panama-Guide.com - I have been repeating the same thing over and over again, literally for years. If there is ever a real and significant fire in a high rise building in Panama City, a whole lot of people are going to die. The very short answer ...

46. Drunken Idiot Forces Bus Driver To Stop At ...
A worker from the company Grupo Unidos por el Canal was run over on Saturday, in the sector of Villa del Carmen, in Colon. Apparently the accident was caused by an imprudent act by the man who was hit, who along with other colleagues who were traveling from the city ...

47. More Than 12,000 Police Officers Will Be On ...
#Panama - Police officials said an estimated 12,000 officers will be working in the capital district to provide support (during the upcoming Independence Day celebrations), while another 1,000 will do so in the interior of the country. They also announced that devices like the "Pele Police" will be used during ...

48. Interior Minister Designate Roxana Méndez Says Security Plans ...
The Interior Minister-designate, Roxana Méndez, said the various committees formed to assess, agree and work on the development of plans and strategies for improving internal security are advancing positively, and they are providing continuity to the plan of work called for by President Ricardo Martinelli. Mendez said the axis of ...

49. Fear in Santa Ana after wall collapse
TVN Noticias - The residents of Calle 13 in Santa Ana live in fear after the collapse of the old structures they inhabit. Yesterday a wall of an old house collapsed and two people including an 80 year-old woman, were injured. According to residents, the property owners did not do ...

50. Firemen Bring Blaze At Grupo Q on Calle ...
The fire occurred this morning, Wednesday, in the garage of the Grupo Q, located on Calle 50, prompted personnel from the Fire Department of Panama to evacuate the people who were in the business and nearby buildings. Fire Chief Pablo Enrique Tuñón said at the scene that the fire was ...

51. Bridge Collapse Forces Closure Of Arraiján - La ...
Arraiján - A pedestrian bridge located over the highway from Arraiján - La Chorrera collapsed today, Tuesday, 2 October 2012. One person was injured, according to reports. The incident occurred when the structure was being removed with the help of a crane, which, as it turns out, could not support ...

52. Panama Canal Worker Killed - Run Over By ...
Mauricio Ceballos, a worker for the Panama Canal Authority (ACP), died under the wheels of a "Diablo Rojo" bus from the Puerto Escondido route, with license plate number 3B-214. The victim was headed to work when he was hit by the bus near Arco Iris, in the area of Cristobal. ...

53. Driver Loses Control, Car Crashes Into The Ocean ...
A car crashed into the sea from the Amador Causeway last night at about 9:00 pm. The driver, apparently traveling at excessive speed, lost control of the vehicle and crashed into the sea. There were three other people in the car with her, who were unharmed. The car was an ...

54. Huge Fire At Albrook Mall Yesterday Afternoon
After an intense day, in the early morning hours of today the members of the Fire Department of Panama finally managed to put out the fire that entirely consumed a commercial business at the Albrook Mall. Heriberto Chavez, of the National System of Civil Protection, said the firemen are still ...

55. Four Found Dead In Push Button - Left ...
By William Sala for La Prensa - The bodies of three women and one man were found late yesterday afternoon in room B-34 of the push button "Las Flores" located on Via Transístmica according to police sources. The bodies of the victims were found by one of the persons working ...

56. Helicopter Crashed Into Pacific Ocean on Saturday
A helicopter dedicated to the pursuit of tuna crashed Saturday afternoon in the Pacific Ocean, specifically near the border with Colombia. The Robinson 44 type aircraft, belonging to the shipping company named SEATEC, with Panamanian registration HP-1683, was piloted by a Panamanian named Rodriguez, whose whereabouts are unknown. The aircraft ...

57. Be More Aware Of Your Surroundings, Listen To ...
By DON WINNER for Panama-Guide.com - Received this morning via email: "Hi Don, As a retired FBI Agent of almost 30 years, I agree with the advice you gave folks here in Panama regarding "express kidnappings" and being aware of your surroundings and always listening to your instincts. There is ...

58. Pissed Off Chick Sets Car On Fire In ...
By Luis Carlos Rodríguez for La Critica - Four rooms in the "Mi Casita" push button were consumed by consumed by the flames of a vehicle that caught fire in room #28, and another nine rooms were affected. The fire in the motel located near the neighborhoods of Pan de ...

59. Sanitation Worker Slipped on Dog Shit, Fell Under ...
While collecting garbage a worker died after he was hit by the compactor truck from the company Revisalud that was operating in the district of San Miguelito. The sanitation worker slipped on some animal droppings and fell under the truck, and the driver could not stop in time, said Daniel ...

60. Phone Scam - Never Give Out Any Information, ...
#Panama - By DON WINNER for Panama-Guide.com - I got a call this afternoon from a couple who are regular Panama Guide readers. They were concerned over a series of cellular phone calls they have been receiving all day long. To make a long story short - some scam artists ...