📰 Tariffs on Mexico:
President Trump said he would impose a 5 percent tariff
on imported goods from Mexico, that would “gradually increase”, until the Mexican government reduces the flow of migrants arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border. This threat of new tariffs on Mexico made automaker stocks
drop. Mexican President Lopez Obrador stated that Mexico will not be provoked and will pursue dialogue
with a delegation to Washington.
📰 Trans Migrant:
Trans Salvadoran asylum seeker Johana “Joa” Medina died in U.S. custody
on the first day of Pride Month.
📰 Influence Peddling:
Four witnesses gave testimonies in the “Influence Peddling” case
, in which the Vice President of Congress, Felipe Alejos, was named as an intermediary.
📰 1932 Massacre:
The Supreme Court settles lawsuit
with a relative of three indigenous people detained by state forces during the infamous 1932 indigenous massacre, opening the door for descendants of those disappeared and murdered to seek truth and justice.
📰 Constitutional Referendum:
President Cortizo aims to reach a referendum
to amend the constitution within this year to obtain “one of the most complete constitutional changes since 1972.”
📰 Green Bonds:
The Panamanian Stock Exchange is the first in Latin América to join the Climate Bonds Partners Program
, that develop and bolster standards in green bonds to address climate change.
📰 Park Guardians:
of the justicieros del bosque
(Park Guardians) who protect the forests and animals near the Panama Canal every day at all hours.