The man is strapped onto a gurney and restrained, yet he is singing, making faces and twitching.
A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck off the southern coast of Panama on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
It was a Friday evening in February when Adrian Vasquez, an 18-year-old from the town of Rio Hato, Panama, accepted an invitation from two friends to accompany them on what was proposed as an overnight fishing expedition.
Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, who is serving time in prison for crimes committed during his rule, was taken to a hospital, Panamanian police said Sunday.
Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega arrived Sunday evening in his home country, nearly 22 years after U.S. forces forcibly removed him from office.
Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega returns to his country after 22 years. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
The besieged housing market has even further to fall before home prices really hit rock bottom.
The 32-year-old Texas man who died in a shark attack over the weekend while scuba diving off Western Australia was remembered Sunday by his sisters as "unique" and "one of a kind."
After 14 years of undernourishment and overcrowding, Elena, Kaitlyn and Alyssa heard the roar of other rescued African lions Wednesday at their spacious new home in Colorado.
Want to nab cheap Caribbean rates during hurricane season? On these three islands you'll cut your chance of a washout.
A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck southern Panama early Saturday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
The "bath salts" arrive in quarter-size plastic containers showing a sun lingering over a blue horizon and the promise "to energize your mind, body & soul."
CNN's Deborah Feyerick takes a look at how easy it is to obtain a drug as dangerous as meth.
She tried to use her purse to smack a gunman into submission. Now, the Florida school member's handbag is up on eBay -- with proceeds from its sale going toward a charity championed by the man who ended up taking down the attacker.
A school security chief gave an emotional account Thursday of his shootout with a Florida man who held school board members hostage before opening fire.
Security officer Mike Jones speaks about confronting a gunman at a Florida school board meeting.
A gunman enters a Florida school board meeting, spray paints a wall and rants before going on a shooting spree.
Clay Duke sat quietly through the first portion of the Bay District Schools, Florida, school board meeting Tuesday afternoon as local children were honored for their achievements.
Ask any homeowner who has done an improvement on the cheap: You get what you pay for. Second-rate materials don't last and contractors who make low-ball bids rarely deliver fine craftsmanship.
Looking to get away this holiday season? Who better to find the deals than agents catering to notoriously cash-strapped students?
Connect the World continues its series of connecting two countries with one another. See what connects Panama and UAE.
The golfer and his wife file an execution of divorce in Florida, and say they are focused on ensuring their kids' well-being
CNN's Dan Lothian reports on presidential vacations and how a crisis never takes a break.
President Barack Obama and his family begin a week-long vacation in Martha's Vineyard on Friday -- the president's second time on the island off the coast of Massachusetts.
On a visit to the Gulf Coast on Saturday, President Barack Obama said that while the gushing undersea BP oil well had been capped, the administration remains committed to ensuring a full cleanup and recovery for those crippled by the disaster.
The one really big question hanging over President Obama's weekend vacation to Panama City, Florida, now has an answer.
There's really only one big question hanging over President Obama's weekend vacation to Panama City, Florida: Will he or won't he dive into the water to send a message that the Gulf Coast is back?
Tina Follett and her husband Patrick are in Panama on a two-week all-expenses paid trip. But Tina isn't on vacation. She's there to get surgery.
A "tense calm" prevailed Friday evening in Panama's Bocas del Toro province, one day after violent confrontations between striking banana plantation workers and federal troops left one protester dead and more than 100 people injured, the president's spokeswoman told CNN.
It's sort of like they're all dressed up with no place to go. But preparing for oil on your shore is not exactly a night out on the town.
In the Florida Panhandle, they're cleaning up oil fast to keep the tourists. CNN's David Mattingly reports.
If you could have painted the day, it would have been a Monet. A white sandy beach, blue sky and a green ocean that you may have only seen in dreams.
A portion of beach in Panama City, Florida, was closed Saturday after a large oil container with BP markings washed ashore, local authorities said.
Ian Stokes and his wife Rebecca aren't taking any chances that the Deep Horizon oil spill could derail their long-planned beach vacation with their toddler.
There's no surer sign you're running a different kind of race than when there's a Boa constrictor blocking the course.
See what's it like to be part of an adventure race in the jungles of Panama.
Officials in Panama City, Florida, have beaten construction delays, permit problems and the ever-present threat of hurricanes to arrive at this day: a new airport that will open the region to the world and bring in planeloads of tourism dollars.
A new airport in Northwest Florida opens with optimism despite concerns of the oil spill's effect on tourism.
Wider restrictions on fishing in the Gulf of Mexico are raising fresh concerns in an industry already hard-hit by the massive BP oil spill.
Retired Gen. Russell Honore says Louisiana and other places affected by the spill should be made federal disaster areas.
Along Florida's Gulf Coast, Dave Rauschkolb is bracing for impact. It's not a hurricane he is worried about. It's oil gushing from a well at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico.
There are more than 7,000 islands and reefs sprinkled throughout the Caribbean Sea. Isn't it time you explored some place new? We've unearthed six singular destinations where you can stake out your own quiet stretch of sand.
Here's a snapshot of Panama's defining experiences: a modern capital on the canal, near-deserted islands, and trails for spotting wildlife and waterfalls. Get a sense of which ones fit your travel style and your budget.
At least 24 people died late Thursday in Panama in a crash between a truck and a bus, President Ricardo Martinelli said at the scene of the accident.
Even the most sophisticated traveler could be forgiven for thinking that there's little more to Panama than its iconic canal, seaside capital, and snorkeler-packed Bocas del Toro islands.
An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 shook Panama Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
Police on Thursday said they found the car stolen from a Spanish businessman who was gunned down a day earlier after exercising at a park in Panama's capital.
Kate Meinhardt felt like a clown jammed into a Volkswagen bug when she lived in a 21-square-foot room aboard a circus train.
It's hard to walk down the aisle of a liquor store without running across a bottle bearing someone's name.
"Shh ... shh get back," the man with the walkie-talkie said. "We're filming."
Chile's national police chief and 10 others are killed when a helicopter crashes into a building in Panama City.
A helicopter crashed into a building in Panama City on Thursday, killing 11 of the 12 people aboard, including Chile's federal police chief, a Panamanian government official said.
Quest investigates the dark side of Los Angeles' canine culture - abandoned dogs needing a new home.
An Air Force fighter pilot died Wednesday after two F-15C jets collided during a training exercise over the Gulf of Mexico, according to Air Force officials.
The bodies of two Americans and a Panamanian pilot -- who were among four people missing after their plane disappeared in a mountainous area of Panama -- were found Christmas Day, officials in the country said.
The sole survivor of a plane crash that killed two Americans and a Panamanian pilot was awake and talking Wednesday, a doctor said.
John Darwin, the British man who reappeared five years after going missing on a canoeing trip, will spend Christmas in prison after he was remanded in custody Friday.
Anne Darwin, the wife of a British man who reappeared five years after he was thought to have drowned, appeared in court Tuesday on deception charges totaling more than £160,000 ($320,000).
In this case, the wildest, most outlandish criminal conspiracy theories increasingly appear to be right on target
A British man who reappeared five years after he was thought to have drowned in a canoeing accident has been arrested on suspicion of fraud, police confirmed Wednesday.
Just when the case of the presumed dead Englishman couldn't get any stranger, John Darwin's story takes yet another twist
Nobody thinks much about air conditioning this time of year. Heck, depending on where you live, your heat may already be on for the season and your flannel pajamas pulled out of storage.
The groundbreaking on an expansion of the Panama Canal is seen by many Panamanians as a coming of age moment
Off in the distance, where Panama Bay becomes the Pacific, container ships loaded with merchandise bound for the U.S. bob in the haze. Closer in, a flock of construction cranes hovers over densely clustered high-rises. Fourteen stories below, on Balboa Avenue, cars inch along, their windows sealed tight against the sweltering heat.
French Polynesia remains the undisputed capital of overwater escapes, where $700 is the typical starting price for a hut poised on stilts in a tranquil, aquamarine lagoon. But resorts exist that are both far more affordable than Bora Bora and still within belly-flopping distance of the water.
True, America is littered with "for sale" signs these days. And many cities haven't bottomed out yet, and may not for some time. But all the fear and loathing about a housing slump obscures the fac...
By now everyone has seen the outtakes of Tiger Woods unexpectedly decking his costar in a Buick commercial, but no one has heard from the deckee, Al Nowicki. "It was a lot of fun," says the actor, who has appeared in about 50 commercials. "It was Tiger's idea, and I was fine with it. I haven't played football since high school, but it was a good hit." This was not, however, Nowicki's only experience with a sports legend: "A few years ago I appeared in an AFLAC commercial with Yogi Berra. Nice man. He didn't hit me; he just sat there." ... While Nowicki was upgraded to stunt pay (he also received a bruise on the forehead), Tiger made some extra cash that day too. At one point director Steve Chase spotted a vertically mounted light, a four-foot-by-eight-inch unit known as a Kino Flo, about 80 yards away. He bet Woods $10 that Tiger couldn't hit it. Woods dropped a ball, pulled a three-iron and busted the light on the first try. (A clip of the shot and other outtakes are scheduled to appear on buick.com.) Ch
Eight former employees of the Bay County Sheriff's Office were charged Tuesday with aggravated manslaughter in the death of a 14-year-old at a Florida boot camp for juvenile offenders.
The real estate slump could get worse before it gets better. But these 10 markets offer great opportunities for those who have the patience to buy and hold.
The real estate slump could get worse before it gets better. Business 2.0 Magazine, in its November 2006 issue, identifies 10 markets that offer great opportunities for those who have the patience to buy and hold.
The entertainment company that produces the "Girls Gone Wild" films and its founder pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges they failed to document the ages of female performers in sexually oriented productions.
The entertainment company that produces "Girls Gone Wild" films pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges stemming from the failure to document the ages of female performers in their sexually oriented productions.
Science teachers consider Pluto's flunking out of planet status a plus rather than a minus.
A Nigerian group has claimed responsibility for the abduction of nine foreign workers during its attack on an oil facility Saturday.
A Colombian airliner carrying 160 people crashed Tuesday in a remote area of western Venezuela, aviation officials said.
A 16-year-old Tennessee boy was in critical but stable condition Tuesday a day after he was attacked by a shark in the Gulf of Mexico, forcing doctors to amputate his right leg.
A 16-year-old boy was bitten by a shark Monday in the Gulf of Mexico, two days after a shark killed a 14-year-old girl off the Florida Panhandle, authorities said.
The beaches of northwest Florida reopened Sunday, a day after a 14-year-old girl died in a shark attack, but were largely abandoned as visitors shied away from the water.
Tropical Storm Arlene came ashore on the U.S. Gulf Coast between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. ET Saturday, near the Florida-Alabama state line, according to the National Hurricane Center.
After watching the price of crude steadily climb over the last year, major airlines are planning for the prospect of $60-a-barrel oil and beyond by raising fares and cutting routes, according to a report published Monday.
A torrential rain shower has triggered massive mudslides in Panama's capital, killing at least nine people, according to the country's Civil Defense Authority.
Residents along the Gulf of Mexico began evacuating Tuesday ahead of Hurricane Ivan, a Category 4 storm projected to make landfall somewhere between the Florida Panhandle and Louisiana on Thursday morning.
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