One scandal involves a $250 million contract Panama signed with Finmeccanica in 2010 to supply helicopters, radars and a digital mapping system to Panama. File photograph: Getty Images

The Italian conglomerate Finmeccanica is currently the focus of two bribery scandals associated with sales deals, including a deal in Panama where a (...)

Donald Trump admits not everything has been perfect in his foreign business forays. Photograph: Bloomberg

In Panama, his condominium owners are trying to fire him. In Canada and Turkey, his business partners want to cut him loose. In Scotland and Ireland h(...)

A photograph posted on Twitter by Panamanian president Ricardo Martinelli showing what he said officials believe is sophisticated missile equipment found  aboard a North Korean-flagged ship sailing from Cuba.

Panama says it has seized a North Korean-flagged ship carrying what appeared to be ballistic missiles and other arms that had set sail from Cuba. Pana(...)