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Panama hat making a slow comeback

Al Capone wore one. So did Winston Churchill and Ernest Hemingway. We are talking about the Panama hat, which is traditionally made in Ecuador. The elegant// headwear woven from palm fibres, considered a status symbol for men for decades, is now making a slow comeback... ..Custom-woven Panama hats are in worldwide demand and numerous German milliners are in the business of refining ones imported...

Unknown disease leaves 6 dead in Panama

A national epidemic alert has been declared by the health ministry of Panama following the death of no less than 6 people// due to an unknown disease that has left several others with fever, diarrhoea and partial paralysis. ..The doctors have not yet found the cause of the disease. However, they say that it advances quickly to the renal system and causes neurological damage. .."These symptoms a...

Mystery illness takes 18 lives in Panama

Health officials in Panama are puzzled over the 18 deaths caused by an unknown sickness. Of the 18, 13 died last week suffering from fever//, diarrhoea and partial paralysis. ..According to the Health Minister Camilo Alleyne, kidney and nervous tissue damage was detected by the tests conducted on the 18 victims, which suggested poisoning. .."The studies of kidney and nervous tissue showed damag...

Panama announces Reform of Health System

The health crisis triggered by the death of over 40 people, who consumed contaminated drugs made at Panama’s health institution's laboratory, has prompted Panamanian President// Martin Torrijos to announce new measures to resolve a health crisis. ..Torrijos said that the government had since closed the laboratory that was owned by the Social Security Body (CSS), permanently in a bid to win back...

Panama Official Arrested Over Tainted Medicine Deaths of 100

PANAMA CITY, June 1, 2007 (AFP) - The director of Panama's Social Security Fund was arrested Friday in the deaths of more than 100 patients in recent months due to contaminated medicinal syrup....Rene Luciani's arrest came after two former directors of the Social Security Fund, Juan Jovane and Rolando Villalaz, were taken into custody Thursday in the same case of syrup contaminated with diethyle...

Dozens of Panamanians Gravely Ill from Toxic Substance from China

Tears streaming down her cheeks, Marta Menacho de Gonzalez recalls how she lost her father, mother and father-in-law to a cough syrup contaminated with a toxic substance imported to Panama from China. "It's very painful. The three had gone to seek medical help and were given poison instead," she says, her voice shaking with emotion. ......The family also used a toothpaste that has since also be...
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