China Opens Embassy in Nicaragua for First Time since 1990 after Taiwan Ties Cut
By Genevieve Donnellon-MayAUSTRALIA, Jan 10 2022 (IPS) For the first time since 1990, China has (re)opened an embassy in Managua, Nicaragua, less than a month after Nicaragua cut ties with Taiwan. The (re)opening of the embassy on January 1, 2022 comes amidst the backdrop of US-China tensions, particularly over trade and Taiwan, as well as worsening Cross-Straits relations. Genevieve Donnellon-MayChina and Nicaragua officially (re)established diplomatic relations last month. On December 10, Asia time, diplomatic relations between China and Nicaragua were officially established. The official “Joint Communiqué on the Res...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Genevieve Donnellon-May Tags: Asia-Pacific COVID-19 Economy & Trade Headlines TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

Comparative analysis of suicide by hanging, precipitation and intoxication cases attended at the Judicial Morgue in the province of Anc ón, Panama from March 2019 to February 2020 and March 2020 to February 2021 - Lasso Díaz E, Flores Rueda A, Lasso Díaz E, Flores Rueda A.
In this study we will compare the cases of suicide by hanging, precipitatio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Why It Feels So Hard to Understand What Really Happened at COP26
The overarching narrative emerging from COP26 is complicated. The deal that emerged—the Glasgow Climate Pact—wasn’t universally celebrated, nor was it universally condemned. It won’t save the world, but it does move the needle. “We made real and vital progress,” Tina Stege, climate envoy for the Marshall Islands, told me just after countries agreed to the deal on Saturday night. But, she added, “there continue to be gaps, and difficult things.” It’s even more complex if you include everything that happened on the sidelines of the official negotiations. The private secto...
Source: TIME: Science - November 17, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Justin Worland Tags: Uncategorized climate change healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

The Youngest Negotiating Team at COP26 has a Message for Other Countries
When Juan Carlos Monterrey Gómez went to his first round of U.N. climate negotiations as part of Panama’s delegation in 2015, his colleagues told him not to talk about his age, in case it made other countries’ representatives take him less seriously. At the time, he was just 22. Now, aged 29 and the lead negotiator for Panama at COP26 in Glasgow, he won’t shut up about it. “I like to say my age in every room I go into,” Monterrey Gómez says, standing in a windy concrete alley at the edge of the summit’s sprawling warren of meeting rooms, where 197 nations are trying to reac...
Source: TIME: Science - November 10, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Ciara Nugent/Glasgow Tags: Uncategorized climate change healthscienceclimate Londontime Source Type: news

Cop26: can our seas save us?
The Science Weekly podcast is in Glasgow, where we are bringing listeners daily episodes from Cop26. Each morning you will hear from one of the Guardian ’s award-winning environment team. Today, the Guardian’s biodiversity reporter, Phoebe Weston, talks to one of the world’s leading marine ecologists, Dr Enric Sala, about the role our oceans can play in preventing climate catastropheLast week, Panama, Ecuador, Colombia and Costa Ricacommitted to aligning their marine-protected areas to form a fishing-free corridor covering more than 500,000 sq km (200,000 sq miles). They were the latest in a long list of countries wh...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 8, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Hosted by Madeleine Finlay and Phoebe Weston with Dr Enric Sala, produced by Nicole Jackson and Max Sanderson, sound design by Max Sanderson with music by Axel Kacouti é; executive producers were Nicole Jackson and Elizabeth Cassin Tags: Cop26 Environment Science Climate crisis Oceans Marine life Wildlife Biodiversity Fishing Conservation Source Type: news

2022 Concacaf World Cup Qualifying: USA vs. Panama - Starting XI, Lineup Notes, TV Channels & Start Time
Estadio Rommel Fernández; Panama City, Panama Pre-Game Coverage: 5 p.m. ET on Paramount+; 5:30 p.m. ET on UNIVERSO Kickoff: 6 p.m. ET on... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Plight of Haiti
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Sep 30 2021 (IPS) I assume channel surfing and internet browsing contribute to a decrease in people’s attention span. I am not familiar with any scientific proof, though while working as a teacher I found that some students may be exhausted when five minutes of a lesson has passed and begin fingering on their smartphones. They might also complain if a text is longer than half a page, while finding it almost impossible to read a book. Maybe we are all incapable of keeping a focus. For a while, Afghanistan overshadowed the media stream, though interest faded when the tragic scenes at the ai...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Aid Armed Conflicts Climate Change Crime & Justice Economy & Trade Education Food and Agriculture Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Latin America & the Caribbean Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Source Type: news

Panama warns of looming Haitian migrant wave, tens of thousands on the way
Nearly 30,000 Haitian migrants have already made their way over the U.S.-Mexico border in recent weeks, but Panama's foreign minister... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Google Honors Nurse Pioneer for Hispanic Heritage Month Google Honors Nurse Pioneer for Hispanic Heritage Month
National nursing leaders react to today ' s Google Doodle, a Panamanian American nurse who dedicated her life to serving marginalized communities and passed her skills to other Hispanic nurses.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing News Source Type: news

Bulk carrier vessel runs aground briefly blocking Suez Canal
The Panama-flagged Coral Crystal ran aground in a double-lane stretch of the canal, the Suez Canal Authority said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Suez Canal nearly blocked again after ship reportedly runs aground
The Panamanian-flagged vessel MV Coral Crystal, which was bound for Port Sudan, was stranded in the southern part of the canal. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Panama unveils bill to make Bitcoin legal tender
The proposal comes one day after El Salvador officially adopted the cryptocurrency. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Global Leaders Dialogue on People of African Descent: A Journey Towards Equality
rcruzTue, 09/07/2021 - 15:55Coming shortly after the firstInternational Day for the People of African Descent, UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem will deliver opening and closing remarks at a dialogue from Panama on where the world is in advancing both theDurban Declaration and Programme of Action, adopted in 2001 in Durban, South Africa and which proposed actions to fight racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and intolerance, and the more recentprogramme of activities of the International Decade for People of African Descent.  International experts, leaders and activists will discuss ways to galvanize global ...
Source: UNFPA News - September 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: rcruz Source Type: news

Female hummingbirds look like males to avoid attacks, study suggests
Some females found to have evolved with bright plumage, which seems to protect against male aggressionThey may zip around looking cute and sociable, but the world of hummingbirds is rife with aggression. Now it looks like some female hummingbirds have evolved to avoid this – by adopting the bright plumage of their male counterparts.US researchers captured more than 400 white-necked Jacobin hummingbirds in Panama.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 26, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Natalie Grover Science correspondent Tags: Birds Animals Wildlife Science Source Type: news