Venezuela

Lima Group won't recognise new Maduro government in Venezuela

The rebuke comes as President Nicolas Maduro is due to start a second term, following a controversial election.

Lima Group won't recognise new Maduro government in Venezuela

Europe

NGOs: Refugee rescue ship loses license after pressure from Italy

Charities lash out at Italy after Panama revokes registration of the Aquarius search and rescue vessel.

NGOs: Refugee rescue ship loses license after pressure from Italy

World Cup 2018

World Cup 2018: England thrash Panama to reach last 16

Captain Kane scores a hat-trick as England ease past hapless Panama to reach the knockout round at Russia 2018.

Harry Kane leads England into World Cup 2018 knockouts

Panama

US extradites Panama ex-president Martinelli

Former President Martinelli faces charges of spying on journalists and political opponents in his homeland.

US extradites Panama ex-president Ricardo Martinelli

Latin America

Panama bans Venezuelan airlines for 90 days in tit-for-tat move

Suspension set for three months starting April 25 mirrors similar temporary ban announced by Venezuelan government.

Panama bans Venezuelan airlines for 90 days in tit-for-tat move

Reporter's Notebook

Exporting corruption: Beyond Brazil's Car Wash scandal

How a money laundering investigation in Brazil turned into a far-reaching corruption case that continues to send shock waves across Latin America.

Asia Pacific

Panama cuts off ties with Taiwan, switches to China

Taiwan says China's luring of Panama is an 'open threat' and 'provocation to peace and stability'.

Panama cuts off ties with Taiwan, switches to China

Panama

US arrests fugitive ex-Panama president for 'espionage'

Ricardo Martinelli detained on extradition warrant from Panama, where he is accused of political espionage and graft.

Panama's ex-president Martinelli arrested in Florida

Latin America

Panama's Manuel Noriega dies at 83

Former ruler of Panama was held in medically induced coma after brain surgery in March.

Latin America

Panama: Former ruler Manuel Noriega dies

Manuel Noriega, Panama's former ruler, has died aged 83, Panama's President, Juan Carlos Varela, announced on Twitter.

Panama

Living with Down syndrome: 'It's a genetic accident'

Life according to Maria Jose Paiz Arias, a 19-year-old Panamanian woman with big ambitions - and Down syndrome.

Witness

Time to Love: A Backstage Tale

A group of young actors with Down syndrome take on the challenge of staging a classic Panamanian play.

Latin America

Ex-Panama dictator Manuel Noriega in critical condition

Former ruler of Central American country suffers haemorrhage after surgery to remove a benign brain tumour.

Ex-Panama dictator Manuel Noriega in critical condition

Corruption

Thousands protest in Panama against corruption

Demonstrators take part in anti-government rally amid growing scandal over bribes paid by Brazilian firm Odebrecht.

Odebrecht case: Thousands protest in Panama City

Pakistan

Pakistan: Police clash with protesters in Rawalpindi

Tear gas fired at Imran Khan supporters who defied a ban on public gathering ahead of his plan to shut down the capital.

Pakistan: Police clash with protesters in Rawalpindi