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U.S. Embassy Statement Regarding the Arrest and Detention of Ricardo Martinelli in the United States

We can confirm that United States Marshals arrested former Panamanian president Ricardo Martinelli, on June 12, 2017, in Coral Gables, Florida, pursuant to an extradition request presented in September 2016 by the Government of Panama. He was held overnight at the Federal Detention Center, Miami, and made an appearance today, June 13, before United States ...
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Bronx Man And Michigan Man Arrested For Terrorist Activities On Behalf Of Hizballah’s Islamic Jihad Organization

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Southern District of New York Joon H. Kim, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Dana Boente, the Acting Assistant Attorney General for National Security, William F. Sweeney Jr., the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), ...
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Statement from the Press Secretary on the Visit of President Juan Carlos Varela of Panama

President Donald J. Trump looks forward to welcoming President Juan Carlos Varela of Panama to the White House on June 19, 2017.  President Trump and President Varela will discuss ways to reinforce the strong bilateral ties between the United States and Panama and our shared priorities in the fight against transnational organized crime, illegal migration, and ...
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Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá wins grant of 100K Strong

Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá (UTP) has been selected by The U.S. Department of State, Partners of the Americas and NAFSA: Association of International Educators as one of the grant winners of the latest 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund. In partnership with Wilkes University, Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá will create a program to provide ...
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FBI seeks information

Federal Bureau of Investigation The FBI is offering a reward of up to $20,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the murders of Lance Edward Skiles and Dwayne Alan Skiles on April 19, 2012 in Panama City, Panama. If you have any information in this case, please ...
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