Panama is first Central American nation to ban plastic bags Jul 22, 2019 0 445 12345 PANAMA CITY: Panama on Saturday became the first Central American nation to ban single-use plastic bags to try to curb pollution on its beaches and help tackle what the United Nations has identified as one of the world’s biggest environmental challenges. The isthmus nation joined more than 60 other countries in the cause. (REUTERS) POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES Thousand firefighters battle massive Portugal wildfires Jul 22, 2019 0 200 British FM to quit over no-deal Brexit if Johnson becomes PM Jul 22, 2019 0 171 Mueller report proves Trump committed crimes: House Judiciary chief Jul 22, 2019 0 942 Minority congresswomen should apologise to America: Trump AFP Washington US President Donald Trump renewed his attacks on Sunday on four Democratic congresswomen he launched xenophobic tweets against last week, demanding they apologise “for the horrible (hateful) things .. Pope sanctions ex-US bishop accused of sexual harassment Vatican City: Pope Francis has banned a former US bishop accused of sexual harassment and of financial mismanagement from performing the liturgy, the Vatican News website reported on Sunday. The measure was among a .. Teenage climate campaigner Thunberg honoured in France Caen, France: Greta Thunberg, the Swedish teenage activist whose Friday school strikes protesting government inaction over climate change helped sparked a worldwide movement, received the Freedom Prize in France on .. US sizzles as weekend heat wave tightens grip AFP Washington The United States sweltered in dangerously hot weather on Sunday, with major cities including New York, Philadelphia and Washington broiling in temperatures rising into triple digits. An oppressive ..