Yoga is back! Starting Monday September 14th 2020, El Litoral will be teaching yoga at 9:00 a.m. If you would like to attend, you must reserve prior as there a only 4 spots available.
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Friday at 12:00 noon a 5.8 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of Puerto Armuelles in the province of Chiriquí sector, bordering Costa Rica.
Non-native fish are invading Lake Gatun following the Panama canal expansion according to a new report in Nature Ecology and Evolution by Smithsonian Scientists.
Help the Animal Rescue group in Anton Panama by adopting a puppy or helping them build a new much needed space with a cash donation or supplies.
Coronado Community News
Absentee voters in Coronado Panama can send their ballots for the upcoming 2020 election for a $5.00 donation with Mail Boxes Etc. Coronado. It’s easy as 1, 2, 3!
If you are a US Citizen living in Panama here is how to vote in the 2020 US election.
Thursday August 13th 2020, a small group of young protestors took to Calle 50th, seven of the group were arrested and will be fined for "disturbing public order and obstruction of public roads."
Spay Panama is vital resource for spaying and neutering animals in the beach community, and even throughout quarantine their efforts continue.
During this this difficult time, Julio Luque of J2L Insurance offers some information on methods to keep your insurance policies up to date.
An increasing number of events have been canceled in Coronado due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Here is a list of the events we know of that have been canceled or prospered.
Art in the Park, an annual art fair that takes place in Penonome is set for Friday March 13th & Saturday March 14th 2020. The event includes an art expo, sale, and concert.
Coronado resident, Jo Anne Cushman Burrill has published a new children’s book “Granny’s Trilogy” and has several copies with her in Panama.
US citizens in the Playa Coronado area can vote in person for their preferred presidential candidate on March 6 as part of the Democrats Abroad Global Presidential Primary.
2020 Carnival celebrations in Panama begin Friday February 21st and continue until Wednesday the 26th. Carnival is a busy time in Coronado and throughout the Pacific Beaches. Friday 21st Febr
March 28th 2020 attend the Bring Hope Funraiser, an opportunity to give back and enjoy a 4 course meal at Las Bovedas in Ensenada. Tickets are $50 and dinner is from 5:30 pm until 8:30 pm.
On Tuesday, February 11, 2019 at 1100 am at the Coronado Bible Church the National Police will be holding a Security Meeting to discuss security and crime in the Pacific Beach community.
Panama National News
An "updated national-provincial reopening plan" was approved on Tuesday August 25, by the Cabinet Council. It established mobility restriction by gender will end September 14th 2020.
Eduardo Ortega, consultant of the Panama Covid-19 Vaccine Consortium, confirmed Monday, August 29th that trial studies of the covid-19 vaccine would begin in Panama starting next week.
As of Monday August 24th 2020, The Panamanian government lifted the curfew that only kept the mobility of citizens at just two hours a day.
Friday, August 14, will bring a partial reopening for international flights in Panama following five months of restricted travel in Panama.
Monday, August 17th will bring new openings for Panama including retail, salons, car sales and even inbound flights for national and residents.
August marks the fourth month of quarantine in Panama (Panama City and Panama West). In the last 24 hours, Panama registered 1,665 new cases of coronavirus in Panama exceeding a total of 65,000.
The Minister of Health, Luis Francisco Sucre, has announced total quarantine on Saturday and Sunday in the provinces of Panama and Panama West starting July 18th 2020.
Panama announced plans to begin a phased reopening Wednesday May 13th including e-commerce, mechanical workshops and fishing, after slowing the spread of coronavirus.
Panama will suspend all international flights (in-bound and out-bound) for the duration of 30 days, starting Sunday, March 22, at 11:59 p.m.
In a state of national emergency the country of Panama has issues a night curfew from 9:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. starting Wednesday March 19th 2020.
Monday March 16th 2020 the Government of Panama is restricting the entry of foreigners only nationals and foreigners with residency in the country can enter Panama.
The Minister of Health, Rosario Turner , reported this March 12th 2020 that in 24 hours cases of Coronavirus in Panama have doubled.
Panamanian authorities announced Tuesday March 10th 2020 that there are 8 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Panama, and one person has died.
The first case of Covid-19 in Panama has been confirmed by the Health Minister, and the President via his Twitter account. The 40-year-old Panamanian woman arrived in Panama from Madrid.
More than 5 tones of drugs were seized off the coast of Bocas del Toro Panama, when authorities found a semi-submersible vessel while patrolling the ocean in region last month.
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