From 10 to 13 August 2017 a FIDE Arbiters´ Seminar was organized in Panama City, Panama, by the Panama Chess Federation and under the auspice of FIDE.
The lecturer was IA Barbara Lopez Chavez Marino (CUB), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant lecturer was FA Roquelina Fandino Reyes (CUB).
The venue of the Seminar was the Continental Hotel, in Panama city
The lectures were given in Spanish language.
Sixteen (16) people from Panama, Mexico, Spain and Cuba participated in the Seminar. All of the participants took an examination test that was held at the end of the lectures.
The following succeeded in the test and will be awarded a norm for the FIDE Arbiter title and after the approval of the next FIDE Congress:
Yaleika Chung Hurtado PAN
Gilbert R. Vega PAN
Rafael Córdova Baule PAN
Adrian Fuentes PAN
Francisco Jiménez Melguiz ESP
Emilio Pérez Techachal MEX
Yaniet Marrero López CUB
IA Takis Nikolopoulos
FIDE Arbiters’ Commission