Saturday January 14th Finca La Maya will host a commemorative celebration from 3:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m to celebrate 10 years of community programs.

Have you ever tried to give or receive directions in Panama? Did it sound something like, “turn left when you get to the big tree” or “make a right with you reach the Y in the road”?

The third annual Team Canada / Team World golf event will take place on Wednesday February 1st 2017 at Vista Mar Golf Resort. The event is a two ball/best net charity golf event that raises money for local charitable causes.

January 28th 2017, B. Chrisse Harwanko, international artist, will open up her beachfront studio for Sea-Spirations TM, an Art Show featuring the artist’s sea inspired paintings.

A dog was found wandering Coronado over the weekend. He is brown with white spots and is friendly. He appears to have owners who we are sure are missing him. If you have any information on who his owners may be please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 6652-6720.

The Launch party for Panama the Musical will take place Sunday January 8th at CASA BLANCA 21 Guayacanas in Coronado at 2:00 p.m. sharp. The party is open to the public. Guests are encouraged to dress in flapper or beach attire.

Learn about health Insurance options in Panama at the J2L Insurance Seminar Jan 26th at 2:00 PM at BogaBar located on the Vista Mar Marina. RSVP info below.

So now that we are done eating our grapes and burning our Muñecos de año viejo (dolls of the old year) we begin to look forward to starting 2017 with a clean slate.

On December 16th, 46 young ladies celebrated their Quinceanera because of the help of local expats. In mid October I James Farelli received a call from a friend asking to meet at the Paseo El Valle,

It is almost time again, time to celebrate Christmas and Hanukkah from the beach in Coronado Panama.

Did you know that Panama buys more Canadian Christmas trees than any other country, besides the U.S.?

The schedule for this year’s Bouquet Jazz and Blues festival is full of great artists, including the world-famous Joe Louis Walker, recently nominate for the 2017 Grammy Awards.

Is it time to renew your insurance? Looking for a more comprehensive plan for health, home or auto insurance? Right now J2L Insurance is offering a variety of promotions.

The Picasso Café Flea Market is on Saturday December 17th. A portion of the profits from tables go to the foundation, NIÑOS DE DIOS.

In Panama, the Holiday Season requires an increase in Blood Donations due to the increase in traffic accidents.

The Boquete Jazz and Blues festival (BJBF) has opened up a new office in Boquete.

From Thursday December 15th until Saturday December 17th Coronado Frame and foto will be exhibiting original Batik Artwork by Judy Fears.

In Panama, Mother’s Day is a national holiday celebrated on December 8th each year.  Expect traffic in Panama on the 7th and 8th as people travel all over the country to see their mothers to celebrate.

Wednesday December 7th 2016, Police Director Omar Pinzon clarified that the traffic reduction plan in place for December, for those communting between Panama and Panama West, will only be carried out on weekdays.

The district of Chame is now marked by a colorful sign. The sign was recently inaugurated at the main entrance of the district and is the fourth in the country.

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