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  • Why the Panama Canal is Dying

    04/07/2024 2:24:40 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 41 replies
    Why shipping choke points like Panama are FUBAR and getting worse. Long, detailed explanation of all the problems.
  • Are the Chinese building a bridge in Central America to fuel America's migrant crisis? Huge structure 'big enough for a column of tanks' springs up in Panama... but no-one is sure who is funding it

    04/05/2024 1:10:56 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 21 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | April 5 2024 | CHRIS JEWERS
    A huge bridge said to be big enough for a column of tanks to cross is set to spring up in Panama in one of the most dangerous migrant crossing points in the world. According to reports, the structure is being built in Yaviza which sits on the Rio Chuconaco - the separation point between Central and South America and one of the most southerly points reachable by roads from North America. Until now, the Pan-American highway - which weaves through central America towards South America - has ended in Yaviza, which sits on the edge of the 100-mile Darien...
  • China Behind Super Highway That Targets US With Mass Migration, Economic Warfare

    03/26/2024 6:05:02 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 9 replies
    AMAC Newsline ^ | 25 Mar, 2024 | By Darlene McCormick Sanchez with Contributions from Terri Wu and John Haughey
    DARIEN GAP, Panama—The grind of heavy machinery breaks the silence of the Darién jungle, where the Pan American Highway ends at Yaviza in Panama. Construction workers have cleared towering trees to make way for a steel and concrete bridge mighty enough to withstand flooding from the Chucunaque River. An onsite worker for the construction company Cusa told The Epoch Times the construction project will cut 4 miles into the Darién jungle at a cost of $42 million and includes a second bridge crossing the Tuira River. That would leave some 55 miles to finish the Pan American Highway, also known...
  • Darien Gap: Highway to global catastrophe being built

    03/15/2024 4:41:40 AM PDT · by george76 · 9 replies
    WND News Center ^ | March 14, 2024 | J.M. Phelps
    This is war. You are at war,' says former Green Beret Michael Yon... As if the full-scale invasion of America across her southern border wasn’t serious enough already, more routes are now being opened between Colombia and Panama that will enable even more illegal aliens to make their way to the U.S. through the dangerous Darien Gap.. A few months ago, former Army Green Beret Michael Yon, a war correspondent and expert on "weaponized migration," began to report on the "secretive construction" of bridges and a new road deep inside the dense 66-mile jungle region called the Darien Gap. A...
  • Migration through the Darien Gap is cut off following the capture of boat captains in Colombia

    03/01/2024 3:31:03 PM PST · by devane617 · 12 replies
    yahoo ^ | 03/01/2024
    The flow of thousands of migrants daily through the treacherous migratory highway, the Darien Gap, has been cut off following the capture of a number of boat captains who had been ferrying the migrants to the starting point of their jungle trek. The stoppage began when Colombian law enforcement captured two boat captains in the northern city of Necoclí on Monday. The companies that employed them halted all transport services in protest, effectively cutting off the officially estimated 2,000 people a day that enter the jungled passage hoping to reach the United States. It has led to a build up...
  • Christians in Pakistan’s Islamic Hell-While the Biden administration continues to turn a blind eye - and provide billions in "aid."

    03/01/2024 6:06:59 AM PST · by SJackson · 33 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | March 1, 2024 | Uzay Bulut
    While general elections were held in Pakistan on February 8 amid allegations of fraud, Christians in the country continued suffering from severe persecution and braced themselves for a frightening future – having still been traumatized by last year’s anti-Christian pogrom.Hundreds of Christians fled their homes on August 16, 2013 when in the Pakistani district of Jaranwala, Muslim mobs launched an anti-Christian riot, vandalizing churches and committing arson against both churches and Christians’ homes — all based just on an accusation that a Quran was desecrated.At least 20 churches throughout the city were set on fire and more than 400 Christian-owned...
  • MASSIVE Groups of Military Age Males From Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, Nepal, and More Filmed Traveling Through Darién Gap in Panama to be Flown into US by Biden Regime

    03/01/2024 6:46:32 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 26 replies
    Gate Way Pundit ^ | 2/29/24 | Jordan Conradson
    Real Americas Voice correspondent Ben Bergquam is currently in the Darién Gap between Colombia and Panama, reporting on the international human smuggling operation coordinated by the cartels, globalists, and the Biden Regime. The Biden Regime is now granting asylum to illegal immigrants in South America and flying them by plane into the United States to arrive “as refugees who have already met the requirements and will be legally allowed to live and work in the U.S.,” according to the Associated Press. Bergquam shared a photo of a group he discovered on Tuesday night showing “over 50 men from Bangladesh, Sri...
  • Former Panama Border Chief: UN is Behind the Chaos at the US-Mexico Border

    02/26/2024 9:19:11 AM PST · by yldstrk · 19 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 2/22/2023 | Darlene McCormick Sanchez
    The former director of Panama’s border patrol told The Epoch Times that the United Nations’ migration agenda is behind the chaos at the U.S. southern border and that U.N. partners are making things worse instead of better. image-5593282 Oriel Ortega, now a security and defense consultant to Panamanian President Laurentino Cortizo, said during a Feb. 22 interview that he saw a jump in migration in 2016, at the same time that more nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) moved into Panama. That increase corresponded with the U.N.’s Global Compact for Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration meeting in 2016. Two years later, 152 nations—including...
  • Is the UN Behind the Illegal Alien Invasion of America? Former Panama Border Chief Says Yes.

    02/25/2024 12:33:24 PM PST · by george76 · 54 replies
    Red State. ^ | February 24, 2024 | Mike Miller
    Joe Biden and the United Nations are pulling off one of the worst security threats to the United States in its 248-year history. ... According to the former director of Panama’s National Border Service, the U.N.'s migration agenda is behind the insanity along the southern border, and the world body's NGO (non-governmental organizations) partners are intentionally making the crisis worse. Oriel Ortega, now a security and defense consultant to Panamanian President Laurentino Cortizo, told the Epoch Times during an interview on Thursday that he saw a dramatic jump in immigration in 2016, at the same time that NGOs moved into...
  • MUST WATCH -- SOMALI ILLEGAL ALIENS PROCLAIM SUPPORT FOR ILHAN OMAR AND JOE BIDEN INSIDE PANAMÁ MIGRANT CAMP!

    02/19/2024 7:44:45 PM PST · by bryan999 · 12 replies
    Laura Loomer via X ^ | LAURA LOOMER
    SOMALI ILLEGAL ALIENS PROCLAIM SUPPORT FOR ILHAN OMAR AND JOE BIDEN INSIDE PANAMÁ MIGRANT CAMP! Today I went inside a migrant camp in Darien Gap in Panama. Inside the migrant Camp, I encountered a group of Islamic Somali men who told me they plan to illegally enter the United States via the Texas border. They just arrived in the Darien Gap today. Listen to what these Somali illegal aliens told me about Ilhan Omar and Joe Biden
  • SATELLITE or ASTEROID ?

    02/13/2024 6:36:12 AM PST · by Orlando · 35 replies
    The Sky ^ | 2-13-24 | Orlando
    (February 12, 2024). | Fireballs in skies by David de Chiriquí, #Panamá . and Fireballs flying through the skies of Puntarenas, Gulf of Nicoya, credits: Twitter X ⚠️Alerta Climagram🌎 @deZabedrosky
  • The Panama Canal Is Running Dry:Climate extremes are wreaking havoc on global shipping. [oh, no]

    02/07/2024 4:38:54 AM PST · by xoxox · 76 replies
    Foreign Policy via McKinsey ^ | JANUARY 15, 2024, 8:00 AM | Mie Hoejris Dahl, a Danish freelance journalist based in Mexico City.
    For months, a withering drought has created major traffic jams at the Panama Canal. The drought, which may have been exacerbated by climate change, has left the canal’s water levels lower than ever, forcing Panama to let fewer ships through. The restrictions have led to delays, increased shipping costs, and uncertainty over the future of one of the world’s critical trade chokepoints. “This has fundamentally changed how shipping through the canal works,” said Soren Stokkebaek Andersen, a regional commercial manager at Leth Agencies, a shipping agency.
  • [Catholic Caucus] Panama Bleeds: A Story of Tradition Persecuted and Restored

    01/18/2024 3:49:00 PM PST · by ebb tide · 7 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | January 18, 2024 | Peter Kwasniewski
    [Catholic Caucus] Panama Bleeds: A Story of Tradition Persecuted and RestoredA traditional Catholic activist in Panama sent me the following report on what is happening in his country. It was first published at my Substack, Tradition & Sanity, on December 11, 2023. It’s important for those of us who live in countries where the Latin Mass is more plentifully available to learn about the hardships of our brethren who are suffering under bishops even more cruel and heterodox than our own, and to pray for them.—PAKDecember 13, 2020: First Holy Mass with the SSPX, in an apartment into which more...
  • Official: Russian-owned company attempted Ohio election hack

    12/01/2019 6:23:35 AM PST · by yesthatjallen · 19 replies
    AP ^ | November 27, 2019 | Staff
    Ohio detected and thwarted an election-related cyber attack earlier this month, the state’s elections chief said. Republican Secretary of State Frank LaRose said the “relatively unsophisticated” hacking attempt on Nov. 5, which was Election Day, originated in Panama but was traced to a Russian-owned company. LaRose told The Columbus Dispatch Tuesday that the would-be attackers were looking around for vulnerabilities in his office’s website. “They are poking around for soft spots,” LaRose said. The ultimate goal of such attacks is disrupting and undermining the credibility of elections, but LaRose said Ohio’s election results are safe because neither the election machines...
  • Biden plans to deploy immigration officers to Panama to help screen and deport U.S.-bound migrants, officials say

    11/20/2023 5:12:19 PM PST · by Rusty0604 · 23 replies
    CBS news ^ | 11/20/2023 | BY CAMILO MONTOYA-GALVEZ
    The objective is to have personnel from various DHS agencies, including U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and Immigration and Customs Enforcement train and assist Panamanian authorities as they grapple with an extraordinary flow of migrants into the Darién Gap, a rugged jungle that connects Panama with South America.
  • Motorist who shot dead two environmental protesters blocking a road is retired US lawyer, 77, 'with a conviction for illegal possession of firearms

    11/09/2023 9:45:06 AM PST · by algore · 49 replies
    A motorist who shot dead two environmental protesters blocking a road in Panama on Tuesday is a retired American lawyer, it has been revealed. Kenneth Darlington, 77, appeared before a judge in the town of La Espiga on Wednesday afternoon, and after a two-hour hearing was remanded in custody. the Panamanian-born US citizen has a previous conviction for illegal possession of a firearm. It is understood he declared 'this ends here' before walking up to the road block on a section of the Pan-American Highway in the Chame district and getting into a heated argument with a group of men...
  • Horrifying moment American lawyer, 77, shoots and kills two climate change protesters obstructing a highway in Panama

    11/08/2023 8:17:36 PM PST · by Morgana · 87 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | November 8, 2023 | Harriet Alexander
    An American retired lawyer and university professor was caught on camera on Tuesday shooting dead two climate change protesters in Panama. Kenneth Darlington, 77, appeared before a judge in the town of La Espiga on Wednesday afternoon, and after a two-hour hearing was remanded in custody. Eliécer Plicett, a lawyer for the two victims, both of them teachers, said Darlington was being charged with murder and illegal possession of a gun, TVN Noticias reported. Darlington was seen on Tuesday, in front of a large number of photographers and television crews, walking up to a road block on a section of...
  • Elderly American arrested in Panama after gunman filmed shooting dead two eco-protesters blocking highway

    11/08/2023 1:40:18 PM PST · by lowbridge · 55 replies
    nypost.com ^ | November 8, 2023 | Jesse O’Neill
    An elderly American has been arrested after a gunman was caught on camera walking up to environmental protesters blocking a Panamanian highway Tuesday and blasting two of them to death. Disturbing footage showed a man with gray hair and glasses casually approaching the blockade on the Pan-American Highway and waving his finger while arguing with the demonstrators — before pulling out a gun and opening fire. Other footage showed people standing around bodies in the road in the Chame sector west of Panama City as well as the gunman being cuffed and led to a squad car. Police later shared...
  • 2 gas tankers traveled across the Pacific but U-turned just short of the Panama Canal because low water levels have created a traffic jam

    11/08/2023 3:44:40 AM PST · by where's_the_Outrage? · 35 replies
    Business Insider ^ | Nov 7, 2023 | Aruni Soni
    Two gas tankers crossed the Pacific, then U-turned within 10 miles of the Panama Canal, Bloomberg reported. An intense drought has lowered the canal's water level, limiting the number of ships that can pass through. That has created a massive backlog of ships waiting to cross, forcing some to seek alternate routes. Two gas tankers crossed the Pacific Ocean, but recently took a U-turn just short of the Panama Canal because of the huge traffic jam caused by low water levels, Bloomberg reported. The tankers, Pyxis Pioneer and the Sunny Bright, were within 10 miles of the canal before they...
  • Coronavirus Update: Contradictions Over Reported Panama Canal Transit Permission For Holland America Ships

    03/29/2020 1:27:15 PM PDT · by Capt. Tom · 33 replies
    CBS Miami ^ | March 29, 2020 | Staff
    <p>Later that night, Holland America released a statement that it was working to facilitate the transit for the Zaandam and Rotterdam.</p> <p>“We are aware of reported permission for both Zaandam and Rotterdam to transit the Panama Canal in the near future. We greatly appreciate this consideration in the humanitarian interest of our guests and crew. This remains a dynamic situation, and we continue to work with the Panamanian authorities to finalize details,” Holland America’s statement read.</p>