In commemoration of the "Day of the Dead.”, the Panama City Mayor's Office has placed restriction on the sale of liquor on Monday, Nov. 2. Also banned that day are, dances, karaoke and the playing of music.
Director of Panama’s Civil defense agency (Sinaproc), José Donderis told the associated press earlier this week that the dry season is expected to begin in mid-November. Director Donderis explained that the country would continue to receive rain, however without the high winds that have been recorded so far in this rainy season.
On Monday October 19th, Canadian expats gathered in Panama City at the Irish Pub Blarney Stone, to watch the end of the longest election campaign in Canadian history.
This October, from Tuesday the 27th until Thursday the 29th Panama City will host it’s 5th Fashion Week. The event “Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Panama” will once again take place in the Atlapa Convention Center, giving back to various charities including FANLYC, Fundacancer & Grandes Paseos.
This October 23 enjoy music & yoga in Parque Omar from 6:00 p.m onwards. The evening, presented by Panama Hace Yoga, offers yoga instruction by Lilah Lilah Troitiño Yoga,
By: Epicurious Em
QUOTE: “A place is only as good as the people in it.” --Pittacus Lore
By: Jungle Jim
Exotic HIBISCUS, the culinary delight of hummingbirds and butterflies, are vigorous growers that produce many huge and vividly colored flowers. It takes regular feeding to provide the building blocks for all this growth and color pigmentation.
The Trump Ocean Tower in Panama City, which is a Donald Trump branded development, has fired the Trump company as the building’s managers. The Associated Press wrote the reasons include accusations of, "mismanagement, overspending, and undisclosed bonuses to executives”.
“Cristo Negro” (Black Christ), referred to by locals as “El Naza” (The Nazarene), is a life size statue of Jesus Christ carved from wood. Iglesia de San Felipe, a Roman Catholic Church located in Portobelo
This October as part of the global campaign to end cancer ROXY will host a #RunSupYoga event in Coronado to benefit the foundation Fundacáncer. The event will start at 7:00 a.m., Sunday October 25 on Serena Beach in Coronado. Sign in at the Hotel Coronado Beach Club.
The first Corchos & Creatividad (Corks & Creativity) night went off with a bang last Thursday at Picasso. The evening started with some trivia, 6 teams were in attendance for this first session. Trivia will run as a 10-week league.
The 2015 VISSLA ISA World Junior Surfing Championship began with open ceremonies in Oceanside, California, this past Sunday October 11. The event marked the largest gathering of the world’s best junior surfers.
The Ministry of Public Works has started to receive bids for building another bridge over the Panama Canal. The tender will remain open until November 30, 2015 for companies to submit bids.
By: Ivan Castilla
During the last couple of years, the worldwide demand for exotic fruits has increased significantly. These fruits, also known as tropical fruits, are mainly produced in emerging countries.
Cars lined the road of the equestrian community in Coronado on Thursday October 8th, at the Coronado Blood Clinic. Playa Community was the main sponsor for the event, providing snacks and beverages, for the second year in a row.
This month, Air Panama opened up a new daily route that will connect David, with Isla Colon and Changuinola (Bocas del Toro).
If you drive in Panama City, familiarizing yourself with the popular navigation application Waze is almost a must. This year for the first time, using data collected by drivers, Waze released their first “Drivers Index”.
October 11 2015 the 5th Scooter & Supermoto National Championship will take place on the Coronado track (Kartodromo De Coronado). The event will begin at 11:00 a.m. and continue all day.
On October 23 from 7:30 p.m. onwards enjoy Painting and Jazz, an event brought to the community of Coclé by the Art in the Park foundation of Penonomé. Listen to live Jazz while learning about the world of art through painting.
There is a severe blood shortage in Panama. The need for blood is great, but less than 5% of healthy adults donate.
The rainy season can make for some slippery situations, so we spoke with J2L Seguros on how insurance can be the best way to keep from sinking. One important tip they passed along was that it is important to be aware of what your insurance covers.
On Saturday October 3, people from all over Panama came together to support breast cancer awareness at the MAIYURI CARRASCO race that took place on the beach in Gorgona at 4:00 p.m.
Meet Penny, Miss October in the Spay Panama 2015 calendar. Penny was rescued by Spay Panama as a puppy, after which she was adopted by an American couple who live Coronado. Betsy and John Salunek love their special rescure Penny.
The Theatre Guild of Ancon has taken on the production of ‘The 39 Steps’ a melodrama adapted from the 1915 novel by John Buchan and the 1935 film by Alfred Hitchcock.
The play's concept is performed with a cast of four actors.
A mangrove is a tree or shrub; they grow tropical coast swamp areas that flood at high tide. About 50 types of mangroves grow in 123 countries, Panama being one.