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After the Playa Coronado Rotary Club presented the Counters Down Project to the American Society of Panama, the organization made a donation $513 that will goto supporting Panamanian students.
Are you getting the most out of Playa Community, Coronado Panama’s #1 resource for connecting? Here are a 5 ways you can use our website to get involved in Coronado, Panama.
Panama Coast International School located in Gorgona will offer a summer program for kids 3 to 16 from June 17 until July 31st. PCIS Summer Fun Camp is just $350 per child for the 6 week program.
Love the theatre? Enjoy a production by Face to Black DInner Theatre Saturday, June 8th 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Coronado Bay Solarium Salon Conference Room.
Keep our community clean, join this month’s Beach Cleanup Sunday May 19th. If you cannot make the clean up, don’t worry, you can still help! Be mindful of picking up your own trash and creating less.
The Coronado Photo Club has announced that Frank Corbett from Starfire Photography will take over as Club administrator.
WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned messaging system with 1.5 billion users, has been hacked. Since WhatsApp is extremely popular in Panama, here’s how to protect yourself from the hack.
IDAAN informed of a suspension in service for areas within the district of Chame starting Tuesday May 14th from 8:00 a.m. until Wednesday at 12:00 noon. Affected areas include Coronado & Gorgona.
Thursday May 23rd 2019 Coronado Luxury Club & Suites will host a special golf tournament open to members and guests.
May 31st from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. there will be an Artisan Market held at Malibu Restaurant in Coronado Panama.
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Minera Panama will start the export of copper concentrate in June 2019, starting a new era for the Panamanian export sector. Cobre Panama spokesman explained, the first shipment will go to Asia.
The National Aeronaval Service (Senan) conducted the seizure of 1,417 packages allegedly containing drugs inside a container, in the Port of Cristobal, in the Province of Colón.
With eight gold medals and records in javelin and high jump at the Central American Championship in El Salvador, Panamanian youths finished in fourth place.
Monday May 20th 2019 Panama hosted the International Forum "Gender equality on the road to sustainable development: balance, challenges and strategy."
Despite a perceived slowdown of the Panamanian economy, Panama has been the most dynamic economy in Latin America for the last three decades with the highest per capita income in the region (IMF).
An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 and an epicenter of 12 km from Puerto Armuelles, Panama, near the border with Costa Rica, took place Sunday afternoon.
While the official statement will only be made Thursday, Sunday May 5th 2019 Laurentino Cortizo was declared the winner, two percentage points ahead of Rómulo Roux in Panama’s presidential election.
May 5th 2019 is an importing day in Panama, as the country elects a news president.
A New Zealand man was killed May 2nd 2019 in Guna Yala. Two Panamanian men have been charged with aggravated homicide along with robbery, criminal association and mistreatment of a minor.
Vice president of Panama, Isabel De Saint Malo de Alvarado, expressed her support for the Venezuelan people and "for the return to democracy" in the wake of clashes across the country.
The results for the Gallup Global Emotions poll are in and Panama has ranked the second happiest country out of 143 nations.
The Electoral Tribunal (ET) announced the annulment of Ricardo Martinelli’s mayoral candidacy in the upcoming May 5 election this week.
April 25th the Varela administration opened the second line of the Panama Metro system, an elevated system connecting San Miguelito with Nuevo Tocumen covering 21 kms with 16 stations.
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One of Panama’s biggest allure is the country’s abundant wildlife! Developed cities in Panama like Panama City’s Cinta Costera and the Pacific Beach town of Coronado offer wildlife sightings.
National Post reported on low levels in lake Gatun which have caused Panama’s Canal Authority to implement draft limits for shops moving through the Canal.
Attorney General, Rigoberto González has requested information from the Environmental Minister, Emilio Sempris, on Boná Island for the second time following a lease agreement for an oil terminal.
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Saturday March 30th the Hellenic Orthodox Community will host the sixth edition of the "Panama Greek Festival."
Panama has signed an agreement that aims to support monitoring and control efforts in fighting illegal and unregulated fishing.
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