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  • Lights Out for Earth Hour
    Millions of people in 172 countries and some 7,000 cities around the world celebrate Earth Hour today, Saturday, by turning off the lights for an hour. According to the Earth Hour website, an initiative from the World Wildlife Fund, lights should be…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Mar 15, 1:46pm -
  • $67 Million More for Water Ring
    The Water Ring is expected to cost $67 million more than budgeted. Awarded to construction companies Odebrecht, MCM Consortium, Meco and Transcaribe Trading, SA, as well as contractors of the Ministry of Public Works, the project seeks to improve…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Mar 15, 1:37pm -
  • Fire Consumes ANCON Offices
    A fire broke out in the offices of the National Association for the Conservation of Nature (ANCON) on Monday evening. Built of wood and concrete, it was 80 percent destroyed according to officials. Meanwhile. ANCON staff tried to save computer files…
    - 13 days ago, 18 Mar 15, 7:17am -
  • Another Panama City Island Is Coming
    Dutch marine services company Royal Boskalis Westminters has won a second contract to build a new island off of Panama City’s Punta Pacifica residential area. Created for Compañía Insular Americana, this is Boskali’s second artificial resid…
    - 13 days ago, 18 Mar 15, 7:02am -
  • Moncada Luna Pleads Guilty to Corruption
    Former Supreme Court judge Alejandro Moncada Luna was sentenced to five years in jail after pleading guilty to charges of fraud and illicit enrichment. He will also have to give up two apartments valued at $1.7 million, $4.6 million in bank acco…
    - 34 days ago, 25 Feb 15, 9:19am -
  • Sea Lion Stops By Panama Beach
    Pedasi residents on Panama’s Azuero Peninsula spotted a sea lion on El Toro beach over the weekend. Surprised since Pacific sea lions usually spend their time in colder or more temperate climates from Canada to Mexico, they called the National…
    - 37 days ago, 22 Feb 15, 10:26am -
  • XXIV Panama Lobster Festival Winners Announced
    Fishermen along Panama’s Pacific beaches came to together to celebrate and compete in the XXIV Lobster Festival on Monday. Judges sorted through five dozen lobsters to crown David Camargo of Punta Chame and his 14-inch lobster as 2015 festival ch…
    - 55 days ago, 4 Feb 15, 7:36am -
  • Colombia’s Ex-Spy Chief Leaves Panama to Face Wiretapping Charges
    Maria del Pilar Hurtado, Colombia’s ex-spy chief, turned herself over to authorities in Panama late Friday, hours after Interpol issue an international arrest order. She had been living in Panama since 2010, on the run from charges that she was in…
    - 56 days ago, 3 Feb 15, 4:05am -

The Visitor

  • Folklore, Culture and Tradition
    Panama’s is a ‘melting pot’ of cultures and nowhere is this more evident than in its vibrant folklore. Indigenous, Criollo and Afroamerican elements contribute to the country’s rich multicultural traditions and no local fair or festival is co…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Mar 15, 8:30pm -
  • Enjoy a blissful meal at this U.S.-style restaurant
    Tucked under the Transistmica overpass by the University of Panama is Bliss Plaza, a unique locale that combines a car wash, Splash, with an American style eatery called Bliss Grill. The combination, while unusual, has been well received by patrons l…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Mar 15, 6:30pm -
  • Colón Chamber of Commerce unveils plan for big trade fair in September
    At a press conference last week, the Colón Chamber of Commerce, Agriculture and Industry revealed plans for a big commercial and logistic fair, Expo Colón 2015, to be held at the Melia Panama Canal Hotel between September 16-19. Expo Colón 2015, h…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Mar 15, 4:30pm -
  • Isthmian Update – Vol. 21#13
    Scholarship awards under scrutiny Former ministers, friends and political cronies of former President Ricardo Martinelli received expensive scholarships from the National Secretariat of Science, Technology and Innovation (Senacyt) to study abroad. Am…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Mar 15, 2:30pm -
  • Sixty-three cayucos race across the Panama Canal this weekend
    The annual Ocean-to-Ocean Cayuco Race starts Friday, March 27, on the Caribbean side of the Panama Canal and ends Sunday, March 29, on the Pacific side finish line at the Diablo Public Ramp. It is sponsored this year by Mas Movil. A great vantage poi…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Mar 15, 1:30pm -
  • A lot to offer to its guests
    Hato Viejo Boutique Hotel has… Hato Viejo Boutique Hotel and Ayurveda Center on Panama’s Pacific coast has a lot to offer. Not just its 14 comfortable rooms and two restaurants, but also a farm, a touristic ranch and a center of Ayurveda (ancient…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Mar 15, 12:00pm -
  • Panama to host Summit of the Americas
    Panama will be host to the most important “Summit of the Americas” in the seven year history of the event, since this year, heads of state of the hemisphere have been invited. The Summit, to be held April 10 and 11 at Atlapa Convention Center, wi…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Mar 15, 10:30am -

PYT in PTY

  • Windy Summer Daze
    Summer weather is finally in full swing down here in Panama; January and February were odd, to say the least....
    - 16 days ago, 15 Mar 15, 3:38pm -
  • Meet The Girl: Analida
    Last, but not least, on my week long feature of It Girls with Chanel, is Analida Lewis. An art restorer,...
    - 18 days ago, 13 Mar 15, 1:48pm -
  • Meet The Girl: Alessa
    Happy Thursday, people!!! Today I’d like you to meet Alessa Arias, co-owner of Über Shop –a really rad women’s clothing...
    - 19 days ago, 12 Mar 15, 3:35pm -
  • NYFW Diary Via Instagram
    Here’s a glance of my day to day during New York Fashion Week via my iPhone + Instagram + VSCOcam. Since...
    - 19 days ago, 12 Mar 15, 11:14am -
  • Meet The Girl: Isa
    Next up on this week’s Chanel Girl feature is Isa Posse. An all around cool, girl-next-door type of gal. We were...
    - 20 days ago, 11 Mar 15, 3:14pm -
  • A Superstar
    Breaking in quite a few things on this post… Actually, most of what I’m wearing in the photos below is...
    - 21 days ago, 10 Mar 15, 2:52pm -
  • Meet The Girl: Valli
    The 2.55, The Lait de Coco Chanel, The Boy, and now… The Girl! Chanel always knows what makes a woman’s heart skip...
    - 21 days ago, 10 Mar 15, 11:37am -
  • Elisa Nalin
    Caught Elisa Nalin as she was trying to escape unnoticed after Honor! But how can you go unnoticed with a...
    - 32 days ago, 27 Feb 15, 3:33pm -

The Berry & The Fox

  • Hiking in Guatemala
    This past Saturday we filled up our backpacks with tinfoil-wrapped sandwiches and took off for a hike. We put our old Range Rover into 4-wheel drive as we scaled a narrow and muddy path higher and higher up the side of a mountain, a path marked only…
    - 25 Nov 14, 2:21pm -
  • Commune Design, Will You Marry Me?
    Inspiration comes from everywhere, right? Well for me, inspiration strikes hard each and every single time my eyes fall upon a Commune design. Two months before we moved away from Casco Viejo, The American Trade Hotel finally opened. I had the luck a…
    - 21 Nov 14, 12:09pm -
  • Newborns vs. Toddlers, the uncut version.
    I’m post-pregnancy with my second child, and I am here to tell you that newborn babies are the bomb. Yes, I really just said that. Not only did I use the expression “the bomb” but I also just said that I love having a newborn baby. Between 0-3…
    - 18 Nov 14, 5:13pm -
  • The Tiniest Nest
    This morning, barefoot and in my sweats, I waved Joaquin goodbye as he went off to school. I happened to look down from where I stood and there, right in front of my toes, was the tiniest bird’s nest I’ve ever seen. I gently swooped up the little…
    - 13 Nov 14, 3:40pm -
  • Honoring Newness
    Antigua, Guatemala – 12 weeks pregnant Last December we moved from Panama to Guatemala. We moved into a new house, with new things, surrounded by new people and new places to learn about and get to know. In January I began a new job, teaching in a…
    - 12 Aug 14, 2:15pm -
  • Face the Foliage
    I’m just bursting with inspiration these days as a new muse has tickled my fancy. For any of you who follow me on Instagram or Facebook, you may already be familiar with my newest artistic passion: creating faces and images with flowers and plant…
    - 10 Jun 14, 10:07am -
  • Infinitely Home
    After 3+ months of being away, Juan and I returned to Panama [just the two of us] for 5 days and nights of pure reunion love with dear friends and our old neighborhood. We were finally back in Casco Viejo, and I could not have been happier. We return…
    - 6 Apr 14, 2:18pm -
  • The Myths & Truths of Teaching
    In my wilder days, back when I was determined to never work for someone else and when I stubbornly laughed in the face of “two weeks off a year”, I was convinced I would never fold and take a desk job. I only wanted to operate on my own schedule,…
    - 14 Mar 14, 4:33pm -

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The Panama Gringo

  • The Theater Guild of Ancon
    If you haven’t yet discovered the delightful Theater Guild of Ancon, now is the time to check it out. Billed as “The only English speaking theatre in Panama,” per their Twitter page, TGA produces a variety of plays each season and the 2015 sea…
    - 28 days ago, 3 Mar 15, 12:22am -
  • In Person or via Email or In person chat? Which works and which does not?
    There are so many challenges to ex-pat living: language barriers, unfamiliar laws and customs, new foods, different weather, strange critters, but the biggest challenge can be living far away from loved ones. Maybe your parents are long gone, your c…
    - 99 days ago, 22 Dec 14, 9:30am -
  • Creepy Crawlies-Spiders in Costa Rica
    If you like spiders, you’ve come to the right place. Costa Rica is crawling with them. In fact, the world’s most venomous spider, the Brazilian wandering spider, has indeed ‘wandered’ out of Brazil and hangs around Costa Rica.I don’t know…
    - 24 Nov 14, 2:28am -
  • Driving in Panama
    Getting behind the wheel in a foreign country can be a dilemma. The promise of independence is tempting, but the fear of getting into an accident, getting lost, getting ripped off, getting robbed, getting arrested and getting dead understandably put…
    - 27 Oct 14, 1:03pm -
  • Hiking Panama Sendero
    It’s easy to spend all your time in Panama in the capital. But a huge diversity of natural treasures awaits those willing to pull on some hiking boots and make excursions into the more rural west of the country.One place definitely worth the effo…
    - 13 Oct 14, 7:52am -
  • The Best Coffee in Panama?
    If you’re anything like me, the day doesn’t start until you’ve had your first coffee. The first scent of delicious aroma, the warmth of the steaming cup in your hands and the jolt of caffeine as the first sip goes down aren’t so much a daily…
    - 29 Sep 14, 8:19pm -
  • Panama Canal Economics
    The Panama Canal celebrated its hundredth year in business last month and what was once considered one of the Engineering Seven Wonders of the Modern World is now under question as to its future.PanamaxPanamax is a term used to designate the maxim…
    - 1 Sep 14, 10:56am -
  • Bocas del Toro Province
    The Bocas del Toro Province in the northwest of Panama is a lovely bay dotted with islands covered with sandy beaches. The city of Bocas del Toro is at the southern end of Colón Island, which is just a short flight from either Panama City or San Jo…
    - 4 Aug 14, 2:20pm -
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  • Perder el Peso con Sibutramina 10mg y 15 mg
    Quieres adelgazar? Quieres un remedio bueno para adelgazar? Reductil/Sibutramina 10/ 15 /20 mg . Entra a nuestro sitio web: http://www.kamagra-cialis.biz Con ayuda de Sibutramina puedes perder desde 2 hasta 5 kilos a mes, sin hacer dieta o ejerci [.…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Mar 15, 7:26am -
  • Workaway in Latin America & Caribbean (Host and volunteers)
    Hello everybody: I invite you to join to my new group on facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/800683886683775/ In this group you can find a volunteering or publish your project to find volunteers. Thanks you very much. _______--_____________…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Mar 15, 1:26pm -
  • Workaway in Latin America & Caribbean (Host and volunteers)
    Hello everybody: I invite you to join to my new group on facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/800683886683775/ In this group you can find a volunteering or publish your project to find volunteers. Thanks you very much. _______--_____________…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Mar 15, 1:22pm -
  • Need a ride...must get back to US (Panama)
    If you can help me, contact me
    - 7 days ago, 24 Mar 15, 3:19pm -
  • New English School - Frank Haviland Academy (Panama City, Panama)
    Our blended learning environment is ideal for any student wanting to learn at their own pace and succeed in school. Our teachers are highly qualified, native-English speakers with degrees and teaching certifications from the USA. Our academy is K-12t…
    - 8 days ago, 23 Mar 15, 3:59pm -
  • indie record label (growing) (panama)
    So within the past two or three years, myself and a few friends have developed an Electronic Vintage Ambient independent record label. We have two artists as of right now and plan to move forward after a few more steps. If you're interested, we uploa…
    - 9 days ago, 22 Mar 15, 10:25am -
  • Citizens' Climate Lobby - inauguration! (Marbella, Panama)
    Citizens' Climate Lobby is creating the political will for a stable climate by empowering individuals to have breakthroughs in their personal and political power. Estamos creando la voluntad poltica para un clima estable, por dar poder a individuos…
    - 15 days ago, 16 Mar 15, 1:34pm -
  • Busco un voluntariado en construcción natural
    Hola a todos: Soy un chico arquitecto nicaragense desempleado de Nicaragua. Desde hace varios meses atrs estoy con la idea de realizar algn voluntariado relacionado con bioconstruccin como casas de cob, o alguna tcnica constructiva en tierra. B [...…
    - 20 days ago, 11 Mar 15, 12:00am -

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Craig's List - Services Offered

  • newAirport ($20) and beach rides (Marbella)
    I offer punctual, cheap and reliable private transportation services. Fares are the cheapest you're going to find as this is more of a side job for me. Airport ride from the city$20 Picking up someone at the airport $25 Canal $10 If you want to…
    - 10 hours ago, 31 Mar 15, 12:52am -
  • newI offer Personal Consultant Services (Coclé)
    I offer personal consultant service. - Excellent command of English - Property Management - Rentals & sales, help with remodeling and furnishing - Superb knowledge of sources for materials and furnishings - best craftsman & deals - Pacific Beach…
    - 13 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 9:05pm -
  • newLet us help! Spanish translation /Tour Guide/ Music lessons/ Errands
    How can we help? Spanish translation / Guide/ Music lessons/ Errands Bi-lingual Panamanian ready to help you: 1) Find a home 2) Run Errands 3) Climb Baru 4) Guide you to places to sightsee 5) Go to doctor's appointments with you 6) Personal as…
    - 20 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 2:01pm -
  • SEPARACION DE COLORES PARA SERIGRAFIA (Panama)
    SEPARACION DE COLORES SERIGRAFIA Cuantas veces ha tenido Ud. que rechazar trabajos de impresion debido a que los artes originales, no llenan las necesidades para ser reproducidos serigraficamente, ya sea porque tienen demasiados colores imposible d…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Mar 15, 9:41am -
  • DETROIT ,CUMMINS ,CAT (DAVID PANAMA)
    REPARAMOS SUS MOTORES DETROIT SERIE 71,53,92 AND SERIE 60, CUMMINS N14 AND CATERPILLAR
    - 2 days ago, 29 Mar 15, 6:35pm -
  • Inversion segura Secure Investment (CALIFORNIA)
    Invierta en el mercado de Bienes Raices en California USA y reciba hasta el 9% retorno. Su inversion asegurada 100% por su nombre en el titulo de la propiedad. Invest in the hot California Real Estate market and get up to 9% return with your invesme…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Mar 15, 5:33pm -
  • ACI mezzanine capital
    Asset Capital Investment is a small company with a large portfolio of targeted global investors. These investors are actively seeking strategic businesses worldwide with which to invest. Our goal is to match our investors with the appropriate entrep…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Mar 15, 5:25pm -
  • Bonjour! Learn French with a patient tutor!
    Bonjour, Do you want to improve your French? Or do you want to get better grades in class? Do you just want to refresh your knowledge? Pas de probleme, J'offre des cours de Francais pour tout le monde, which means, I offer French classes for eve…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Mar 15, 11:21am -

YouTube Panama

Shannon Briggs vs Zoltan Petranyi Fantastic KO 1 in Panama
Shannon Briggs vs Zoltan Petranyi Fantastic KO 1 in PanamaShannon Briggs vs Zoltan Petranyi Fantastic KO 1 in Panama.From:Liga MundialViews:14904891ratingsTime:03:16More inSports
- 6 hours ago, 31 Mar 15, 4:25am -
Panama - It's Not Over [Official Video]
Panama - It's Not Over [Official Video]Subscribe to our channel here! http://bit.ly/XWN6DX Panama - It's Not Over Taken from the Panama 'It's Not Over EP' out 2 Nov 2012 on Future Classic Get a copy NOW on iTunes: http://bit.ly/Uc2n...Fr…
- 12 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 10:03pm -
Benefits of retiring in Panama.
Benefits of retiring in Panama.I found a list of some of the benefits to retiring in Panama. I believe there are even more than is listed here, so you may still want to do some searching around. 50% off entertainment...From:halfthrottle…
- 15 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 7:54pm -
MONSTER FROM PANAMA CANAL EXPLAINED
MONSTER FROM PANAMA CANAL EXPLAINEDCheck out this Crocodile picture that was sent to me from billschannel viewer Caroline in Poland… It was from a site I can't even pronounce, but the translation here basically says “monster...From:…
- 16 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 6:10pm -
Experience Panama - Megastructures Panama Canal by National Geographic
Experience Panama - Megastructures Panama Canal by National GeographicMegastructures examines the mega-machines used to run the Panama Canal and uncovers the canal's five-billion dollar project for it's expansion.From:experiencepanama…
- 17 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 5:05pm -
PANAMA CITY , PANAMA " Top things to do"
PANAMA CITY , PANAMA " Top things to do"Panama City, Panama WOWWW what place to visit. It's NOTHING like you picture when you "think" about central america. Come ride with your boy as I take you around the city. Any questions at...From:…
- 18 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 4:14pm -

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Encuentra24 - Real Estate

  • newHermosas Recamaras en San Francisco
    Esta es tu oportunidad, tu mereces vivir como un Rey/Reina Cerca del hotel Sheratton. Recamaras desde 500$, con todos los servicios incluidos. Recamaras amplias con baño privado y walking closet para damas, caballeros, parejas, full amobladas, i…
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Mar 15, 8:35am -
  • newALQUILO GALERA EN ALBROOK, 1500 M², 850 M² ÁREA CUBIERTA. CÓD. 025
    850 MTS2 DE AREA TECHADA CON 2 DEPÓSITOS REFRIGERADOS, CUARTOS DE ALMACENAJE PARA MERCANCÍA SECA, OFICINAS Y ÁREA DE PATIO CON LOSA DE CONCRETO DE 640 MTS2, CASETA DE SEGURIDAD, TOTALMENTE CERCADO.
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Mar 15, 8:33am -
  • newBELLISIMO APARTAMENTO A ESTRENAR EN VENTA COSTA DEL ESTE YH
    Amplio y cómodo apartamento ubicado en el exclusivo sector de Costa del Este. Cuenta con una excelente distribución de 110 m2 + 82 m2 de terraza, buena iluminación natural e inmejorables areas sociales. El apartamento cuenta con una recámara pr…
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Mar 15, 8:33am -
  • newGANGA Vendo Hermoso Apart. en Carmen
    Vendo Apartamento en El Carmen, 2 apartamentos por piso, area social con piscina, estacionamiento visitas.Metraje: 109 mts cuadrados 3 recamaras 2 baños completos balcon grandeCocina abiertaCuarto y baño empleadaArea lavanderi…
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Mar 15, 8:28am -
  • newBETANIA CUARTO PARA 1 PERSONA 200 MENSUAL
    Se alquila cuarto ubicado en Betania , zona céntrica y segura , cerca de parada de buses y estación de metro.el cuarto esta dentro de una casa familiar tiene su cama y abanico Baño compartido Cocina compartida con derecho a usar la linea b…
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Mar 15, 8:24am -
  • newALQUILO LOCALES PLANTA BAJA Y PRIMER ALTO EN CONDADO DEL REY. CÓD. 024
    LOCALES PARA ESTRENAR EN PLAZA COMERCIAL DE CONDADO DEL REY, METRAJES DESDE 150 EN PLANTA BAJA (ADAPTACIÓN PARA RESTAURANTE) us $3.600 Y US $3.300 Y PRIMER ALTO, IDEALES PARA OFICINA, CONSULTORIO DESDE US $1.100. FACHADAS EN VIDRIO, ELEVADOR, MÁS…
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Mar 15, 8:23am -
  • newBeach Condo Buenaventura, Puntarena
    Beach condo next to the ocean and the river, 3 bedroom, each with its own bathroom, guests bathroom, maids quarters, beach club with pool, restaurants, bars, events halls, mini markets.Apartment has a terrace with ocean view and 2 parking spots.
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Mar 15, 8:22am -
  • newRoom for rent in Clayton (Student or International Volunteer)
    Se alquila cuarto para estudiante o International Volunteer a partir del 1 de Mayo 2015. Costo mensual de cuarto esta de 500.00 USD. Incluye electricidad, agua, gas, Wifi, Aire acondicionado dentro un apartamento full amueblado. Contacto solo WHATS…
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Mar 15, 8:22am -

Panama Guide

  • newPanama to Investigate Entire Congress for Corruption
    Panamanian prosecutor has asked the Supreme Court to launch a massive corruption probe against the 71 congressmen who served in the National Assembly between 2010 and 2014 for allegedly stealing millions of dollars from a welfare program, local d ...
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Mar 15, 8:20am -
  • Anti Corruption Prosecutor Will Interrogate Former Comptroller Today
    The First Anti Corruption prosecutor will interrogate the former Comptroller Gioconda Torres de Bianchini today, for possible embezzlement in the purchase of grains and legumes for the Ministry of Education through the National Aid Program, a con ...
    - 13 days ago, 18 Mar 15, 7:15am -
  • Panama Canal Authority to appeal US$233m award to contractors
    The Panama Canal Authority said on Tuesday it had asked for an international arbitration panel to review a decision to award US$233 million to the consortium expanding the canal in a dispute over cement quality.The consortium, led by Spa ...
    - 13 days ago, 18 Mar 15, 7:04am -
  • Robbers break into Tamburrelli bakery
    Police said that three men broke into il Nono bakery in Bella Vista Saturday. (more)You've just hit a "pay wall." Panama-Guide subscribers who have logged in to their user accounts can see the full text of this article. However non-members c ...
    - 13 days ago, 18 Mar 15, 7:00am -
  • Cuba, U.S. renew talks on restoring diplomatic ties
    By Daniel Trotta HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuba and the United States meet for talks on restoring diplomatic relations on Monday, seeking more progress toward an agreement while not allowing differences over Venezuela to impede their historic rapprochem .…
    - 15 days ago, 16 Mar 15, 7:11am -
  • Ferrufino Stole At Least 2.2 Million Dollars
    It has been calculated the former Minister of Social Development (Mides) Guillermo Ferrufino received at least 2.2 million dollars in unjustified enrichment during the administration of Ricardo Martinelli. (more)You've just hit a "pay wall." ...
    - 15 days ago, 16 Mar 15, 7:04am -
  • Ex-Panama supreme court head jailed for 5 years on graft charges
    (Reuters) - A former head of the Panamanian supreme court was sentenced to five years in prison on corruption charges on Thursday, the first time an active judge in the country has been sent to jail.Alejandro Moncada was sentenced by a three ...
    - 26 days ago, 5 Mar 15, 10:06pm -
  • Punta Pacifica Chief Elected Head of Trump Owners Group
    By Jeff Barton - Apartment owners of the Trump Ocean Club have elected Punta Pacifica Realty founder Duncan McGowan president of the building’s homeowner’s association, the group charged with protecti ...
    - 30 days ago, 1 Mar 15, 12:35pm -

PanamaInfo.com

  • Moody’s: Panama the Highest Growth Rate in the West
    Tuesday June 12th:The Director of Moody’s Latin America, Alberto Jones annoucned today that Panama had the highest growth rate in the Western Hemispherein 2011-7%.  He also said Panama has an excellent debt to GDP ratio-40% of GDP.  Panama is pr…
    - 13 Jun 12, 9:53am -
  • The Economist: Panama City- the Cheapest City for Foreigners to live in the Region
    A 2012 report by the Economist’s  magazinesIntelligence Unit on the cost of living in capital cities around the world found Panama City to be the fifth least expensive city for foreigners to live in the world. Panama City is cheaper than any cap…
    - 6 Jun 12, 8:02am -
  • Panama Hosts Another International Surfing Competion
    The International Surfing Associationtenth edition of the DaKine ISA World Junior Championship  will take place at La Playa  Venao April 14-22,  one of three such events this year that is drawing attention  to the challenges and beauty of surfin…
    - 8 Apr 12, 1:18pm -
  • Panama Hosts the Ironman Triathlon & Lance Armstrong Competes.
    Panama was the venue for  this year’s Ironman competition Sunday February 12th.  Lance Armstrong, the world’s most famous runner participated and came in 2nd.The course was unusually varied and beautiful. Athletes swam  1.2 miles (1.9 km) in…
    - 14 Feb 12, 12:34pm -
  • Panama Hosts The Bachelor!
    Monday February Panama j hosted The Bachelor, the popular  American “find- a wife- series.”   This was great opportunity for Panama to show off  the  modern city city of Panama  and a variety of nearby attractions.Most of the program was in…
    - 14 Feb 12, 12:27pm -
  • Forbes: Why Your Next Trip Should be to Panama
    Not be be left behind by the NY Times calling Panama the # 1 place to visit in 2012, Forbes just published this article on it’s travel guide:Why Your Next Trip Should Be To Panama.Poised at the junction of North and South America, Panama possesse…
    - 28 Jan 12, 10:17am -
  • Panama named the #1 place to visit in 2012 by the New York Times!
    Its was only a months ago that its was announced that Panama reached the 2 million tourist mark for the year of 2011. Tourism in Panama has been growing at an impressive rate and the word must be spreading because the New [...]
    - 9 Jan 12, 1:12pm -
  • Panama- Now the Most Connected Country in the Region-Flights to 59 Destinations in 28 Countries
    Thanks largely to Panama’s phenomenal Copa Airlines, Panama is now the most connected country in the Caribbean and in all Latin America- with 59 direct flights from its Tocumen International Airport to 28 countries. The most recent country is Canad…
    - 16 Dec 11, 3:04pm -

Boquete Guide

  • Build it and they will come, Ocean Reef Island Panama
    For a long time I wondered if the area of Panama City Called Punta Pacifica would style into the ocean from the sheer weight of the proliferation of high-rises packed into the small area. It still might, but for now there is not enough land to build…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Mar 15, 9:35am -
  • A message from the Alcalde of Boquete
    Our current Alcalde is very different than the prior Alcalde. Lic. Millo Vasquez is trying to communicate with the entire community. In a joint project with Amigos de Boquete he is doing a video update to the community monthly. He is speaking in Span…
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  • Changes in the wind for border hoppers
    This article is a translation from La Estrella “Tourist visa which allows foreign nationals to remain, and to work for 6 months in Panama, could be substantially modified through the project 62 amendments to the immigration law. Yesterday in the su…
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  • My Libertarian Enigma in Panama
    A Libertarian believes in less government interference and greater individual rights. However with those individual rights comes the responsibility of filling the gaps left empty by the reduction in government involvement. Boquete has a wave of pe…
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  • A permanent Police presence on the Boquete David Highway
    Day or Night, Rain and SunShine, our new fixed traffic cop will give comfort or strike fear. His point is slow down, considering the number of deaths on the highway I think that is a pretty good idea.   Some scenes from the curve at Brisas Boqueten…
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  • Some Taxing thoughts for US taxpayers
    One of the great things about being a US citizen is that wherever you go, wherever you live, your poor uncle in Washington DC still wants a part of your income. There are some tax provisions of which you should be aware if you live outside of the US.…
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  • Helping Expat Kids survive, thrive. 
Advice on Schooling, Making Friends & Fitting in Abroad
    At my request Elizabeth wrote this about her experience here in Boquete and her new book. Helping Expat Kids survive Thrive. 
Advice on Schooling, Making Friends & Fitting in Abroad By Elizabeth Ballard, M.S. When our little family moved to Boquete…
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  • International Police Association in Boquete
    Boquete is a unique small town. I am often surprised by the number of groups who are here trying to integrate into and contribute to the local community. One such group invited me to a meeting yesterday, the local chapter of the International Police…
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Richard Detrich Panama Blog

  • newThe Plaza in Boquete
    The Plaza, the heart of Bajo Boquete, the “downtown” of Boquete, has never looked better or more inviting! It’s been a long process of renovation, but it is beautiful! The Plaza is directly in front of the community center home … Continue rea…
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  • Into The 21st Century Kicking & Screaming
    It was good. It looked good. It worked. It was dependable. You couldn’t drop it and break it. You could conveniently ignore it. It didn’t follow you everywhere. It was sturdy. It didn’t need to be replaced every six months. What … Continue r…
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  • Habla Ya – #1 With Fear & Trepidation
    I loved to ski, until after an incident that resulted in my having to get several vertebrae in my neck fused, resulted in my neurosurgeon saying, “No more skiing.”  There also was a time when I was addicted to lobster … Continue reading →
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  • WATCH: The President Interviews the Creator of ‘The Wire’ About the War on Drugs | The White House
    WATCH: The President Interviews the Creator of ‘The Wire’ About the War on Drugs | The White House.
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  • The Cement Isn’t Even Dry & We’re Moving to Yet Another Canal Expansion
    The Canal de Panama has announced that the work on the Panama Canal expansion project is now  85% complete and the plans are that the new, expanded Canal will be in operation by April 2016.  One of the major projects … Continue reading →
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  • Best Places to Retire in Panama
    My friend, Jackie Lange, who runs Panama Relocation Tours, gets to take people on her boots-on-the-ground tour to many of the best places in Panama to retire.  She sees them all and knows expats everywhere.  The plus of Jackie’s tour … Continue…
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  • It worked in Dubai, why not here?

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  • “Plan B” for The World
    For people from many countries of the world, Panama is, or should be, their “Plan B”. Panama geographically has always been at the crossroads of the Americas, and, due to the Panama Canal and shipping patters in a global economy, … Continue rea…
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TravelBlog - Panama

  • Things We Like About San Blas Islands and one we don't
    The San Blas islands are beautiful. There are 378 islands scattered within the 100 square miles of the archipelago some are barely big enough to swing a hammock while others are home to hundreds of inhabitants who are of the Kuna tribe. The Kuna are…
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  • Panama City
    Panama city 130315 De grens Costa RicaPanama was maar een uur of twee van Puerto viejo verwijderd. Ik was van plan de nachtbus te nemen in Changuinola vlakbij de haven om naar Bocas del toro te varen om 18uur. Een rechtstreekse bus naar Panama
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  • Panama Days 17
    The main point of this trip was to fulfil a long held wish to visit Colombia but it would be too easy to just fly there so I arranged to travel my boast from Panama City via the San Blas Islands. My flight to Panama City took me via Atlanta.My taxi d…
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  • Panama Canal 2015 26 Feb. Day 7
    Up at 645 am. We join the other passengers on the front bow of the ship to witness our entrance into the Panama Canal. An unseen narrator provides a blowbyblow description of what we are seeing.The locks on the Atlantic side raise incoming boats 85
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  • Panama City and Panama Canal
    When I decided to come to Panama and tack two days onto the end of the trip a primary reason was to have time to actually go through the canal not just visit it from the shore. But when I heard the price I very nearly decided not to. Had to be talked…
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  • Boquete Panama's peaceful mountain retreat
    After our time in Bocas see that blog post we traveled by chartered van to the hillside community of Boquete at 3800 ft. elevation in the northern mountains of Panama. Just outside the town is Panama's highest point the volcano Baro. More importantly
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  • Bocas Del Toro Carribbean Paradise
    The promo material suggests that this is the top Carribbean paradise. Is it Well not having been to any others which might claim this title I can't say for sure. But the appellation is not farfetched to be sure.Sunday night the group met for the p
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  • Panama
    We stayed at resort this time it beautiful The sunsets in Panama were amazing. Our second day there we started our sight seeing and wow was it different. The architecture was something completely different then what our norm is. Many of the were colo…
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Chiriqui Chatter

  • newAge
    If age is just an attitude, I could use an attitude adjustment.
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  • newApple Does It Again
    My daughter  knows I am an Apple fan. She said she saw the new Apple announcement and immediately thought of me.
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  • newCutting the Cord
    “Cutting the Cord” seems to be the topic many people are thinking about these days, especially in the U.S.. It refers to reducing the dependence on cable programming and moving to getting your entertainment and information off the Internet. A rev…
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    [please enter a password] ilovedogs [password must contain at least one capital] iloveparisdogs
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  • Unique Live-Work space available in David
    I received a request to post the following. Unique Live-Work space available in David. TITLED. Located less than 1/2 KM from airport entrance. On the main street, buses pass & stop in front all day. Concrete block building with poured concrete floor.…
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  • Trail Mix
    Trail mix is just an inconvenient way to eat M&M’s.
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  • RIP TV
    After ten long years, the first TV I purchased in Panama died. I think it went quietly in its sleep, because one morning it just didn’t respond anymore. RIP! It was in the forth bedroom and was really a guest TV, so I decided to just move other TVs…
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  • Seriously
    Nothing says “I don’t take you seriously” like your dog wagging her tail when you are yelling at her.
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YouTube Panama Canal

MONSTER FROM PANAMA CANAL EXPLAINED
MONSTER FROM PANAMA CANAL EXPLAINEDCheck out this Crocodile picture that was sent to me from billschannel viewer Caroline in Poland… It was from a site I can't even pronounce, but the translation here basically says “monster...From:…
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Experience Panama - Megastructures Panama Canal by National Geographic
Experience Panama - Megastructures Panama Canal by National GeographicMegastructures examines the mega-machines used to run the Panama Canal and uncovers the canal's five-billion dollar project for it's expansion.From:experiencepanama…
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Panama Canal Ship Accident
Panama Canal Ship AccidentPanama Canal tow train or mule being crushed as it was pulling a container ship on April 03, 2014. Filmed with a Sony Nex camera from the balcony. All workers where safe and accounted for,...From:Marine Videos…
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Panama Canal Full Transit in 5-minutes, Cruzando el Canal de Panama en 5 minutos
Panama Canal Full Transit in 5-minutes, Cruzando el Canal de Panama en 5 minutosThe Celebrity Infinity was making its way from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean through the Panama Canal. This video was taken from a fixed position on t…
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Experience Panama - Seven Wonders Of The World - Episode 5: The Panama Canal, by BBC
Experience Panama - Seven Wonders Of The World - Episode 5: The Panama Canal, by BBCThis episode presents the French and American efforts to build a canal through Panama to link the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean. The first attempt to…
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Panama Canal Ship Accident
Panama Canal Ship AccidentPanama Canal tow train or mule being crushed as it was pulling a container ship on April 03, 2014. Filmed with a Sony Nex camera from the balcony. All workers where safe and accounted for,...From:Paul Zibulon…
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Knightsbridge Investment Group

  • CEO of Canal Authority receives top industry award
    The CEO of the Panama Canal Authority, Mr. Alberto Zubieta, has received the 32nd Annual […]The post CEO of Canal Authority receives top industry award appeared first on .
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  • Sport fishing in Santa Catalina
    Why Santa Catalina is one of the best locations for sport fishing. The best place […]The post Sport fishing in Santa Catalina appeared first on .
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  • Special Economic Area or Free Zone
    Panama Pacifico’s Special Economic Area Panama Pacifico is an allocated special economic area or what […]The post Special Economic Area or Free Zone appeared first on .
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  • Scuba diving in Santa Catalina
    Wonderful places for scuba diving in Santa Catalina Santa Catalina is a big attraction for […]The post Scuba diving in Santa Catalina appeared first on .
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  • Retirement in Panama
    More and more people today are choosing to move abroad when they retire, in search […]The post Retirement in Panama appeared first on .
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  • Retire in Panama
    More than Just Palm Trees Many people are now considering retiring in Panama – it […]The post Retire in Panama appeared first on .
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  • Property for sale in Panama
    Considering Property for sale in Panama The real estate market in Panama offers the opportunity […]The post Property for sale in Panama appeared first on .
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  • Places to invest in Panama
    Panama is the southernmost country of Central America, and borders Costa Rica to the northwest, […]The post Places to invest in Panama appeared first on .
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My Panama Lawyer

  • Moving along: Continuing to expand the Panama transport and logistics network
     A geostrategic location and the presence of the Panama Canal make Panama a natural centre for transportation and logistics. In fact, the transportation, logistics and communication sector combined is easily the largest contributor to GDP, a fact…
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  • 15 Panama banks under inspections by the Superintendent
    The investigation on alleged corruption by former officials of the previous administration has resulted in doubts about the enforcement of Politically-Exposed Persons (PEP) KYC rules by local banks, since several of those officials were signatories…
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  • Baru Free Trade Zone offers tax savings in Western Panama
    BARU FREE TRADE ZONE (BFZ)Located in the Baru district, on the Pacific side of Chiriqui province, Baru Free Trade Zone was created by Law No. 19 of 2001 with the purpose of establishing a special tax and customs regime to promote tourism, a log…
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  • деоффшоризации
    Практические примеры наиболее эффективных корпоративных структур для оптимизации бизнеса и налогообложения для предпринимателей из…
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  • U.S. Chamber points out problems with FATCA website
    The Next Obamacare? FATCA Roll Out FloundersThursday, January 9, 2014 - 8:45am — Written by David KinkadeWebsite Woes Raise ConcernsThe Internal Revenue Service (IRS), which is responsible for the law’s implementation and enforcement, has…
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  • The 'who's who' of European tax havens
    Will Germany, UK and Netherlands end up in the OECD "black list" of terrible "tax havens"?Forget about the Bahamas, Panama, Cayman Islands, or Fiji. If you want to avoid paying taxes and have no problem with dicey business practices, Europe has…
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  • Real estate investment opportunity near Panama beaches
    A 25,000 sq m (6.18 acres) parcel is available for development as a single project or for sale of or more of 27 individual lots between 640 and 949 sq m (6888 and 10215 sq ft).  This land has free and clear title and is located a few minutes from m…
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  • Panama will reexamine OECD standard for automatic exchange of information
    The Ministry of Foreign Relations of Panama, headed by Vice-President Isabel de Saint Malo posted this communique in its website:Panama is in the process of re-evaluating its strategy to meet state requirements for financial transparency and excha…
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Uncover Panama

  • Boat noise in Bocas "potentially harmful" to dolphins: researchers
    April 14, 2014Panama’s once-sleepy Bocas del Toro Archipelago is an increasingly popular destination for tourists. Attractions include dolphin-watching tours around the mangrove cays of the Caribbean getaway. While the dolphin population of Boca…
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  • Panama Adventure Tours
    Panama is the land of Adventure. Panama offers clear blue waters for snorkeling and diving, rainforest adventures, vibrant communities, and idyllic islands. A tour of Isla Bastimentos reveals an ecosystem rife with both terrestrial and aquatic wi…
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  • Decameron Panama: Beaches, Golf and Casinos Outside of Panama City
    Decameron Panama, or The Royal Decameron Resort, Golf and Casino, is located just outside of Panama City in Farallon. This all inclusive resort has received mixed reviews from many visitors which leads me back to the issue of expectations when tra…
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  • Panama Event Calendar • April 2014
    George Harris: Quién Se Quiere IrTheater WHERE: El Teatro Bar, Panama CityWHEN: April 1st and 2nd, 7:30 p.m.COST/TICKETS: Not listed  DESCRIPTION: Straight from Miami, this Venezuelan-born comedian will entertain and de…
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  • Proximas ferias Panama • Fairs in Panama • Turismo
    http://turismo.prensa.com/ferias.asp
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  • Monkey Island Tours • Panama Canal Adventure
    Monkey Island is located at Gatun Lake in the valley of the Chagres river between Panama and Colon Provinces in the Republic of Panama.  Its surface area is 164 square miles. Gatun lake is the second largest artificial man-made lake in the wo…
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  • The World's 8 Best Places to Retire in 2014
    By Kathleen Peddicord December 31, 2013 10:42 AM If you could retire anywhere in the world, where would you go? As we find ourselves at the beginning of a brand…
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  • Coral Reefs in Panama • Are they still pristine?
    Aaron O'Dea's time machine is a 20-foot aluminum tube. Beneath the waters of Panama's western Caribbean, he drives it into the rubbly seabed with a 45-pound cylindrical hammer.The strenuous effort quickly depletes oxygen tanks and…
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Flickr - Panama The Path Less Travelled

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Sunrise, Cruise San Blas Islands Day 2, Puerto Lindo To Cartagena, Panama To Colombia
Sunrise, Cruise San Blas Islands Day 2, Puerto Lindo To Cartagena, Panama To Colombia
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Sunrise, Cruise San Blas Islands Day 2, Puerto Lindo To Cartagena, Panama To Colombia
Sunrise, Cruise San Blas Islands Day 2, Puerto Lindo To Cartagena, Panama To Colombia
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Sunrise, Cruise San Blas Islands Day 2, Puerto Lindo To Cartagena, Panama To Colombia
Sunrise, Cruise San Blas Islands Day 2, Puerto Lindo To Cartagena, Panama To Colombia
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Sunrise, Cruise San Blas Islands Day 2, Puerto Lindo To Cartagena, Panama To Colombia
Sunrise, Cruise San Blas Islands Day 2, Puerto Lindo To Cartagena, Panama To Colombia
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Cruise San Blas Islands Day 1, Puerto Lindo To Cartagena, Panama To Colombia
Cruise San Blas Islands Day 1, Puerto Lindo To Cartagena, Panama To Colombia
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Loquacious J by PanaJane

  • twothousandandthirteen
    I am not sad to see twothousandandthirteen ride off into the sunset on a speckled mare. I say, good riddance! It was a year of hard knocks and (wo)manning up. Putting on my big girl panties and not crying. Dealing with it. Realizing that women have i…
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  • auralgasms
    Currently obsessed with Orange Is The New Black. Can't stop watching it. Hitting the perfect point of pithy and soul punching. My type of show.Doesn't hurt that the lovely/talented Regina Spektor wrote the intro song. She also sings it. Badass bitch!…
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  • mental roadblocks and the sort
    It hasn't been all lollipops and rainbows. Parenthood, that is. It hasn't been smiles and gurgles and infinite jest. It has been grueling, difficult. Life changing, and perspective skewing. I have had to confront a lot of shit that I had locked up in…
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  • Untitled

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  • rosemary, baby
    You can call me the accidental gardener. I bought a rosemary plant a year or so ago. I planted it in the corner garden and then promptly forgot about it. I saw it whither down to a dehydrated stump during verano, all pitiful and sorry looking, and…
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  • Backyard Frenemies

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  • 8 months

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  • daddy's girl
    It is already apparent that Madeline will be a daddy's girl; she and her father already share so many similarities. I can't wait to see this little baby grow into a girl and then a woman. I hope we do a good job at raising her. With all the love sh…
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The Lost Paradise of Panamá

  • The Village of Purio
    Purio is a village in western Panama located on the Azuero Peninsula between the towns of Las Tablas and Pedasi. Most people drive right past it and don’t even know it exits. This is in the heart of Los Santos Province, one of the most traditional…
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  • Las Tablas
    Las Tablas is a city in western Panama located on the Azuero Peninsula. It’s in the province of Los Santos between the towns of Chitre and Pedasi. This is one of the most traditional places in all of Panama. The tableños as they refer to themselve…
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  • Barqueta Beach
    In western Panama on the Pacific side, south of David and the small town of Alanje, is Barqueta Beach. There is a hotel here, but also rentals, and miles of dark sandy beach. The waves can be a little high, and there have been swimming accidents.  …
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  • Cerro Punta — Cloud Village
    Cerro Punta is a small village in the western highlands of Panama. It’s located along the slopes of Volcan Baru, Panama’s highest peak. Near the border of Costa Rica is the town of Concepcion. Drive north up a winding asphalt road to the city of…
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  • Beautiful Bambito Hotel and Resort
    In western Panama between Volcán and Cerro Punta, nestled in the mountains along a winding road, is the Bambito Hotel. In contrast to other places you pass along the way, Bambito is quite different. As you slowly come around a curve you will see a…
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  • Taboga Island Update
    I have always liked Isla Taboga since my first visit back in the late 70′s. Part of what I liked about it was that it never seemed to change. If it did, it was at a snail’s pace. One big change came in 2007 when the former Hotel Taboga was demoli…
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  • The Church of Natá
    Between Penonomé and Aguadulce on the Interamericana Highway is the small town of Natá de los Caballeros. Natá is home to only a few thousand residents. But it is also home to the oldest church still in use in all of the Americas. La Basilica Men…
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  • Black Palm
    Black Palm is one name for this nasty jungle tree, but it’s known by a lot of others, especially if you are unfortunate enough to brush up against one. Panama has a wide variety of trees such as the tall Robles with its pink, flowery petals. And th…
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Flickr - Panama Hat

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Flickr - Casco Antiguo Panama

Muro Raya'o
Muro Raya'o
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Torres en el Casco, Casco Antiguo
Torres en el Casco, Casco Antiguo
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052/365: Girl on the balcony
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Parque Herrera
Parque Herrera
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Gazebo
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Habla Ya Panama

  • Top 10 Things to Know About Panamanian Culture
    For even more about the Panamanian culture, check out this post by my friend Evelyne... Truly learning a foreign language is more than just head knowledge. Sure, there are grammar rules to follow and vocabulary to learn, but this is only the start to…
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  • Things to Do In and Around Panama City | PTY Travel Guide
    I myself never claimed to be a city girl when I first came to Panama almost six years ago. With it’s pristine beaches and jungles filled with howler monkeys and colorful frogs (read Bocas), the Panamanian interior was my Indiana Jones childhood dre…
    - 15 days ago, 16 Mar 15, 5:42pm -
  • 50% Off Spanish Lessons for Panama Residents | Spring Expat Course
    Wouldn't it be great if you could speak Spanish and really understand your Panamanian neighbors? Your life in Panama will be so much richer if you can speak and understand the Spanish language (and a lot less frustrating!). If you're a NEW PANAMA RES…
    - 32 days ago, 27 Feb 15, 1:51pm -
  • Your Guide to Carnivals in Bocas del Toro, Panama
    People get ready! It’s Carnival time in Panama! If you’ve never participated in these festivities before, let me tell you a bit more about them! Every February (or sometimes in March), during the 4 days leading up to Ash Wednesday (well, in all h…
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  • Your Guide to Studying Spanish in Panama! Where to Go? Boquete, Bocas del Toro, Panama City or Pedasi?
    The entire country of Panama, having a total population of almost 4 million (just as the city of Los Angeles) and a surface of only 75,515 km2 (about the size of the State of Maine in the USA), is a relatively small Central American country, so choos…
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  • 5 Tips to Continue Improving your Spanish when you Get Home (or if you Can’t Travel to Panama Yet)
    If you're planning on traveling to Latin America to learn Spanish check out the following blog posts too:- Tips & Advice to Prepare for your Spanish Immersion Program- How to Become Fluent in Spanish with a 3 Month Immersion Program- Language Learnin…
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  • Get 1 Week of FREE Spanish in Panama at Habla Ya Spanish Schools
    If you're planning on studying Spanish in Boquete, then you can GET AN ADDITIONAL 25% OFF YOUR SPANISH LESSONS. Click here for more info... Get 1 week of FREE Spanish lessons when you book a 3+ week Spanish course (3 weeks or more) that STARTS either…
    - 64 days ago, 26 Jan 15, 8:22am -
  • 25% OFF Spanish Lessons in Boquete when you Book 3 Weeks or More…
    DON'T MISS OUT and COMBINE THIS PROMO with another one: you can also get 1 week of FREE Spanish lessons when you book 3 weeks or more (click here for more info) at any or several of our Spanish schools in Panama and if you start your Spanish program…
    - 71 days ago, 19 Jan 15, 2:34pm -

Boquete Panama - Ning Blog

  • newJaramillo Trash Collection
    Would the person in the Jaramillo area that drives a blue Hyundai and disposed of their cardboard boxes and cardboard in the trash collection area across from the school, please remove them. There is a sign posted asking you to please not dispose o…
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  • Organic Produce from Finca Santa Marta
    Good morning from Finca Santa MartaThis is a reminder to get your order in today by midnight for pickup at the Tuesday Market.New larger portions of Kale and collard greens for the same price as a year ago.See our web site at http://www.fincasant…
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  • The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion
    So you think you're in total control…
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  • Chocolate Easter Bunnies Return to CHOX
    These cute flop eared bunnies go on sale tomorrow (Friday, March 27) at the chocolateria.  They sold out quickly last year, so come early.$8.00CHOX Artisan Chocolate…
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  • EXPAT WANABIE REQUESTS HELP
    I am a single, semi-retired RN and EFT Coach coming to explore Boquete for hopeful relocation in Summer.  Would greatly appreciate someone to help me as a guide around town & David, Spanish translator, resource for stores & restaurants,  adviser f…
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  • EVERSWEET EVERBEARING STRAWBERRY PLANTS
     Available at the Chiriqui Storage Fleamarket April 5th.  $2.50 each or call Yasmin Arauz 6949 1555Eversweet Everbearer™Fruits throughout the year, even when temperatures are over 90 degrees . Staying true to its name, "Eversweet" strawberry…
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  • Pavarotti's granddaughter singing
    Remember her name: 'Sislena'It is beautiful and emotional. Please sit back and enjoy Pavarotti's Granddaughter singing. She is only 15 years old.What a voice, she inherited a lot of Pavarotti's DNA.   IMPECABLE!!!!…
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  • Once You Realize this You Cannot be Stopped....
    .... Once WE Realize this the possibilities are endless!Understand that the odds of you being here are RARE. Any scientist will confirm this.You can CREATE special because YOU ARE SPECIAL!!!You just do not appreciate and…
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Boquete Panama - Ning Forum

  • newLooking for a Barber
    We need a Barber for 3 teen boys and a Dad!  He will need to speak some English! Can anyone recommend a good Men's salon or Barber?  Thanks!
    - 12 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 10:38pm -
  • newcar wash and polish
    Can anyone recommend a good place to get a car washed AND pollished ?
    - 14 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 8:49pm -
  • newISO Employee: Needs to have the Green Health Card
    part-time in food service, great perks and wage negotiable6403-0668
    - 17 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 5:45pm -
  • newRental wanted
    We are looking for a rental starting Nov or Dec 205 for 4 to 6 months.Two Canadians wanting to experience Panama.Coming to Boquete Tues to look around.
    - 17 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 5:03pm -
  • newProfessional Gypsum Sheetrock Finisher
    Hi,Can anyone recommend a professional finisher for some gypsum? We justneed someone who can apply the mud with not much or NO SANDINGand a perfect job. The places are all low ceilings and will need 3 coatsof  the mud. We have the mud and tools…
    - 18 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 4:41pm -
  • newNew Google image for Boquete!
    Just got notified that Google Maps just updated their images for Boquete.Looks like the photos were taken in the last couple of weeks.
    - 18 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 4:29pm -
  • newNeed Mechanic for 4x2 auto Nissan Xterra 2004
    I need a mechanic that can work on a car like mine. "electro mecanico" they are called in spanish.My car has been in the shop for 4 months!!! I really need to find a mechanic that knows what he's talking about and is honest about it. If it's goin…
    - 19 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 3:40pm -
  • newCONGO is back home
    so very happy to let you all know Congo was returned in good health by the dognapper, who had him all the time in David. Forever grateful to Javier and Magaly from Radio chiriqui and the Animal Rescue group in David and to Marion and Dottie who took…
    - 21 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 1:23pm -

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Miraflores Locks
Miraflores Locks
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Dragon Volador
Dragon Volador
- 38 days ago, 20 Feb 15, 11:50pm -
Archipielago de San Blas - Isla Perro
Archipielago de San Blas - Isla Perro
- 43 days ago, 16 Feb 15, 8:36pm -
Archipielago de San Blas - Isla Perro
Archipielago de San Blas - Isla Perro
- 43 days ago, 16 Feb 15, 8:36pm -
Archipielago de San Blas - Isla Perro
Archipielago de San Blas - Isla Perro
- 43 days ago, 16 Feb 15, 8:36pm -
Third set of Locks Project
Third set of Locks Project
- 56 days ago, 3 Feb 15, 10:26pm -

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  • newNot the Wine Guy
    By: Guest Columnist Vinous MFor this April 1, I thought it would be appropriate to review some more very special wines I’ve tasted.  I have worked long and hard at this particular group and have even borrowed a few descriptions of other wine wr…
    - 10 hours ago, 31 Mar 15, 12:00am -
  • STS Clinic Spays/Neuters 96 Animals
    Yesterday Spay the Strays (STS) held our third clinic of the year in Gorgona. And what an event it was! Four vets performed surgeries on 96 animals. It was a record breaker! The day started with no water in Gorgona. Not usual for the dry season ther…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Mar 15, 11:17pm -
  • International Film Festival of Panama 2015
    This year The International Film Festival of Panama 2015, will be held from April 9th through the 15th. While the event will coincide with the VII Summit of the Americas, with the collaboration of the national government, measures have been taken to…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Mar 15, 11:05pm -
  • 7th Summit of the Americas in Panama
    The 7th Summit of the Americas will be held in Panama April 10 - 11 2015.The Summits are a continuing series of conferences bringing together the leaders of the Americas including North America, Central America, the Caribbean and South America. Th…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Mar 15, 10:47pm -
  • Semana Santa 2015 Dates
    Semana Santa will begin this Sunday (March 29th). Expect more families at the beach enjoying the week's vacation.  There will be more traffic throughout the country over the week long holiday, most traveling toward the interior.The most important…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Mar 15, 10:21pm -
  • Caja de Seguro Social (CSS) San Carlos Attends to Emergencies
    By: Armando Acevedo, Public Relations Officer from San Carlos, Caja de Seguro.Policlinica de San Carlos.Movil/Whatsapp: (507) 6062-5880email: acefoss@gmail.com/ aacevedo@css.gob.paDuring summer month’s resorts located the region of Panama West…
    - 6 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 1:50pm -
  • Young Hero Saves Drowning Man during Carnival
    Joshua Henry, a young expat living in Coronado, did not think he would have to save someone’s life when he went to the beach near Punta Barco on Carnival Monday. Being a holiday there were a lot of people on the beach and in the water.At the ear…
    - 9 days ago, 22 Mar 15, 11:04am -
  • Successful Blood Donor Clinic
    Thank you all for your help in getting the word out on our Blood Drive - 30 people came and donated blood, all 30 were accepted which is very usual.  We have great blood donors here in the Coronado area, lots of different blood types and the Blood…
    - 12 days ago, 19 Mar 15, 9:25am -

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