Panama’s famous Gorgas Institute is to participate in trials of the efficacy of the monkeypox vaccine.

Re the recent row over a newspaper being censured over inclusion of a photo of a local politician in a news report, the Reports Without Borders organisation warns of judicial harassment of journalists in Panama, saying that Defamation lawsuits against journalists are very frequent, and conclude, most of the time, with economic sanctions, thus representing an obstacle to freedom of information.

A small indication of the effect of the current drought in this, the rainy season, at the Summit Park today, the water level in the pool that used to hold Onsho, the one-eyed crocodile, when my wife was a young girl, was some 12 inches lower than usual, or so it seemed to me.

9 MAY 2023

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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