Taboga Island, Panama’s anti-Covid paradise
28 May 2021 | 11:11 am
"I feel privileged to be 16 years old and get vaccinated in a Latin American country," says Eva, a resident of Panama's Taboga Island, where 90% of residents have now been vaccinated against Covid-19.
7 Oct 2017
Christian Pulisic and Jozy Altidore lead the United States to crucial 4-0 win over Panama in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying match.
11 Oct 2017
Celebrations in the streets as Panama qualify for World Cup for the first time.
6 Nov 2017
A trove of leaked offshore investment documents, dubbed the 'Paradise Papers', exposes hidden banking activities of some of the world's wealthiest people.
13 Feb 2018
Three months ago, life on the Caribbean island of Barbuda, in the French West Indies, morphed into nothing short of a nightmare as Hurricane Irma swept in over its shores, destroying almost everything in its way.
13 Jan 2018
U.S. Ambassador to Panama John Feeley, a career diplomat and former Marine Corps helicopter pilot, has resigned, saying he no longer felt able to serve President Donald Trump. U.S. officials say it was not in response to Trump's alleged use of the word "shithole" to describe Haiti and African countries at a meeting on Thursday.
15 Sep 2018
Head, Technical Unit on Governance and Anti-Corruption Reforms (TUGAR) Lilian Ekeanyanwu, has said Nigerians named in Panama and Paradise Paper with secret assets in offshore companies may be under investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
30 Dec 2018
Europe's islands: Malta, a precarious paradise.
25 May 2019
Cross Rivers State Commissioner of Health presents scorecard on health reforms.
26 Oct 2019
The Panama Emberá indigenous community makes Guinness Record with the world's largest patacon - 111.4 kilos of fried plantain. With this challenge, this indigenous community seek to raise awareness to issues affecting the environment, their culture and traditions.
13 Nov 2019
One year after California's worst inferno, a return to Paradise
1 Jan 2020
The Panama Canal's handover from the United States 20 years ago has been marked in Panama amid water supply worries. Managers say less rainfall due to climate change has depleted the inter-ocean conduit's Gatun Lake.
11 Jan 2020
It's a rare thing to be caught up in historic events and see your experiences reported in the global media, writes DW's Chloe Lyneham. It's especially unfortunate when those events are like being in a sci-fi horror film.
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While the people of Iran protest back home, the national team sent a powerful message of their own from Qatar. Iran coach Carlos Queiroz conceded his players are "affected by the issue" after a 6-2 defeat by England.
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The Constitutional Court has ruled that the murderer of prominent politician Chris Hani should be released on parole. Hani's widow has slammed the decision as "diabolical."
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A 2016 video of Islamic preacher, Zakir Naik, has gone viral on Twitter, as users claim that Naik is converting people to Islam during the FIFA World Cup. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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The region has been in the grip of an offensive by the M23 armed group and 900 Kenyan soldiers were recently sent to the area. Also in this edition: South Africa's disgraced ex-president Jacob Zuma could go back to prison, and we talk to Nigerian climate expert Chukwumerije Okereke, who is the Director of the Centre for Climate Change and Development. And lastly, guest Karim Baldé breaks down the Senegal's loss against the Netherlands in the World Cup.
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Commentator Claudia Neumann said she wanted to set an example for diversity and tolerance. Some presenters from other countries made similar statements in Qatar after FIFA threatened players with sanctions.