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Latin American Countries Eye Bitcoin Adoption After El Salvador Passed Bitcoin Law

Bitcoin 15 Jun 2021
A number of lawmakers in Latin American countries have expressed their interest in bitcoin following El Salvador passing the law making the cryptocurrency legal tender ... Gabriel Silva, Member of Parliament in Panama, tweeted congratulating El Salvador when the bitcoin law was approved ... This is important, and Panama cannot be left behind.

Ukraine’s shirt maps out the message that Euro 2020 is about more than football

The Observer 13 Jun 2021
Law four of Fifa’s 2020-21 Laws of the Game is explicit ... But Fifa or Uefa, clearly, cannot legislate against teams wearing colours that have a meaning to them (not everybody can be like Venezuela, who adopted their vinotinto identity after turning up at a tournament in Panama in 1938 and being given burgundy shirts).


Dissident Voice 13 Jun 2021
On February 10, Abby Martin filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging a Georgia law requiring all independent contractors to sign a pro-Israel pledge, promising to not participate or advocate the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israeli crimes ... income taxes and wage and labor laws.

El Salvador: Parliament adopts Bitcoin as legal tender in world first

Ruptly 09 Jun 2021
The passing of the law means local prices, tax contributions, and exchanges can now all be shown and paid with Bitcoin, with the added benefit of the digital currency not being subject to capital gains tax. The law also says the ...

El Salvador adopts Bitcoin as legal tender

Cryptopolitan 09 Jun 2021
El Salvador, a country in Central America has become the first nation to adopt crypto currency after majority of the Salvadoran Congress passed it into law today ... Countries like Paraguay, Panama, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico has also indicated interest in unveiling a Bitcoin support law in the country.

The Black Hero Behind One of the Greatest Supreme Court Justices

Politico 06 Jun 2021
These included opening a store in Lexington, Kentucky, before Black laws and mob violence drove him out; a torturous adventure across Panama and up the Pacific Ocean to Gold Rush-era San Francisco, reasoning that racism had yet to take root in the lawless West; investments in ...

Erik Estrada's next role? Former Sheriff Frank McKeithen during wild PCB spring break 2015

NWF Daily News 04 Jun 2021
PANAMA CITY BEACH — Actor Erik Estrada, who climbed to fame through his portrayal of Officer Francis "Frank" Poncherello on the TV hit "CHiPS" will get a promotion in his next role ... Panama City Beach. Vote set on beach alcohol ban, other spring break laws ... Panama City Beach police blast through annual $100K mutual aid budget as tourism spikes.

Win at all cost? Polk hires law firm to defend development. The developer pays nothing

News Chief 04 Jun 2021
At one time, this Tallahassee law firm played for the other team ... They wound up winning — a victory that’s now referenced as one of several landmark accomplishments on the law firm Theriaque & Spain's website ... “We remove any incentive for a developer to intervene when we hire an outside law firm,” he said.

Consultancy: Gender-Responsive Diagnostic and Course Development for Panamanian Criminal Investigators and Analysts on Human Trafficking Cases

Reliefweb 02 Jun 2021
remotely and possible travel to Panama, Costa Rica and Colombia ... Although significant legal and political efforts have been made to address gender inequality, discrimination and sexual and gender-based violence in justice and law enforcement institutions in Panama, Costa Rica and Colombia, human trafficking remains a priority issue in the area.

Lava Jato case suspended for third time

MENA FN 02 Jun 2021
The Lava Jato operation originated after an investigation that began in 2014 in Brazil, which revealed an international network of bribes paid by the Brazilian company Odebrecht to Latin American governments in exchange for public contracts."This is an investigation that began in ...

California begins studying reparations for slavery and racial discrimination

The Independent 02 Jun 2021
The California constitution banned slavery, but part of the compromise that allowed the state’s admission into the US involved a federal fugitive slave law. According to legend, the group escaped as their ship passed through Panama, but their ultimate fate is unknown.

Suez Canal Authority says Egypt's position strong in 'Ever Given' dispute

The National 30 May 2021
Even if the ship’s owner resorts to an international maritime body, the final say in the matter belongs to the Egyptian judiciary, this is what maritime law dictates,” Adm Rabie said. The Panama-registered Ever Given is detained in the Bitter Lake half way along the waterway linking the Red Sea to the Mediterranean.

One woman dead in Houston County collision

Dothan Eagle 21 May 2021
A collision in Houston County claimed the life of a Panama City woman early Friday morning. Alabama Law Enforcement Agency a 2019 Toyota 4Runner driven by ...

Sea turtle saviors: New Coast Guard cutter is keeping busy on its way to Guam

Stars and Stripes 13 May 2021
After transiting the Panama Canal, the Frederick Hatch took part in unspecified law enforcement activity and watched passing dolphins, according to a May 3 post ... The Frederick Hatch made these port calls in Mexico to refuel, resupply and to let crew members stretch their legs after a difficult Panama Canal transit, Coast Guard PAO Lt.

5 Animals Used to Smuggle Drugs in Latin America

InSight Crime 07 May 2021
The cat-and-mouse game of evading law enforcement was taken literally by drug smugglers recently in Panama, who hid cocaine on a feline and sent it into a prison ... Keen-eyed guards nabbed a fluffy white cat trying to enter Nueva Esperanza jail, 80 kilometers north of Panama City, in April.

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