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Stranded ship awaits Panama passage, faces doubts in Florida

Stranded ship awaits Panama passage, faces doubts in Florida

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More than 1,800 passengers and crew stranded off Panama are getting mixed signals about the chance for finally reaching port in FloridaByThe Associated PressMarch 29, 2020, 9:11 PM3 min read3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articlePANAMA CITY -- More than 1,800 passengers and crew — some infected with COVID-19 — stranded off Panama were receiving mixed signals on Sunday about the chance for finally reaching port in Florida. While Panamanian officials said they would let the two ships transit for Panama Canal, the cruise company said it had not been given permission and Fort Lauderdale's mayor said he didn't want it to dock near his city as planned, at least without extensive precautions. Panama's Health Ministry announced Saturday that it would allow the Zaandam, which
Deutsche Bank offices raided in Panama Papers probe

Deutsche Bank offices raided in Panama Papers probe

Business
German authorities have searched Deutsche Bank offices as part of an investigation into money laundering allegations triggered by Panama Papers and Offshore Leaks disclosures. The raids at six offices in Frankfurt prompted shares in the lender to fall by over 3%.Investigators are looking into two staff members, aged 46 and 50, as well as possible suspects who have yet to be identified.Deutsche employees are said to have helped clients set up offshore companies to launder hundreds of millions of euros.Around 170 police officers, prosecutors and tax inspectors took part in the searches which saw written and electronic documents seized, the Frankfurt prosecutor's office said.Deutsche Bank said it was fully cooperating with authorities. The investigation was triggered after...
England face Belgium, Tunisia & Panama in World Cup group

England face Belgium, Tunisia & Panama in World Cup group

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device England have been drawn with Belgium, Panama and Tunisia in Group G at next year's Fifa World Cup in Russia.Gareth Southgate's men will begin their tournament against Tunisia on Monday, 18 June (19:00 BST) in Volgograd.They will then face World Cup debutants Panama in Nizhny Novgorod on 24 June (13:00 BST) before playing top seeds Belgium four days later in Kaliningrad (19:00 BST).Russia play Saudi Arabia in the opening game in Moscow on 14 June (16:00 BST).Holders Germany are in Group F with Mexico, Sweden and South Korea while five-times winners Brazil are in Group E alongside Switzerland, Costa Rica and Serbia. The 2018 tournament takes place in 12 stadiums across Russia between 14 June a...