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Wednesday October 9th, from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. the first ever Expat Expo will take place at the Coronado Luxury Suites & Hotel.
The Panama Health and Respite Foundation (PHRF) in cooperation with the Hospital Nacional, will host the Coronado Blood Donor drive August 20th, 2019.
Mark your calendar, The 2019 Golden Frog Festival celebrations are just around the corner. Learn why EVACC is conserving Panama’s amphibian population, head to El Valle de Anton from August 10 - 17.
The Public Ministry (personera) has announced a change in venue and time for the August 2nd community meeting. The meeting will now be held at the Coronado Bible Church on August at 9 am.
Ashley Furniture HomeStore, the #1 Brand in Home Furnishings in the US, is hosting their July Festival from the the 25th until the 31st of July at their Costa Verde location in the Market Plaza.
Saturday, July 20 Panama became the first country in Central America to enforce a law prohibiting the use of plastic bags in supermarkets, pharmacies, and retail outlets.
The Coronado Photo Club will be organizing a Photowalk in La Chorrera on the 30th of July.
The National Police has rescheduled for August 2nd at 2:00 pm. The police called this meeting for English speaking expats at Coronado Golf Club.
Earlier this month approx. 10 thousand turtle eggs of different species will be protected in the province of Los Santos in an artificial nursery built to increase the conservation of the species.
Monday June 24th 2019 residents and tourist gathered in Augadulce to commemorate a day dedicated to their patron saint San Juan Bautista.
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Carlos Cruz-Diez, one of the top representatives of kinetic art worldwide, presents his exhibition "The color being made", which brings together works and proposals of the highest transcendence.
The Authority for Consumer Protection and Defense of Competition (Acodeco) has informed that fines for the breach of Law No. 1 of January 19, 2018 (use of plastic bags in stores) are not yet in affect
The National Migration Service (SNM) reported on Wednesday July 24 that Panama will temporarily suspend tourism cards for Cubans.
The mayor of Panama, José Luis Fábrega, is proposing to fill the beaches of Calidonia and Bella Vista located in the Bay of Panama in Panama City.
July 1st 2019 will be a mandatory rest day in Panama due to the inauguration of the President-elect, Laurentino Cortizo.
Panama’s Gay Pride Parade was a huge success this year. With hundreds attending including TV personality, Carolina Demetiev, the 15th edition of the parade was one to be remembered.
A 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit near the border of Panama and Costa Rica, with reports of tremors being felt some 500km away in Panama City.
The National Institute of Statistics and Census of the Comptroller General of the Republic revealed a real gross domestic product (GDP) of 3.1% for Panama in the first quarter of 2019.
Panama made their debuted in the 2019 Gold Cup on Tuesday, with a 2-0 win against Trinidad and Tobago in Minnesota.
Sinaproc was in Gorgona June 9th searching for young man reported missing. The Ministry of Security reported on Monday, June 10, rescuers had discovered the body of the young man in Las Hamacas.
A fire in Las Mañanitas, took 150 members of Panama’s Fire department over 5 hours to fight, and resulted in an evacuation for residents of the Villa Daniela neighborhood Friday June 8.
Saturday June 1st was a historic day in Panama city as the pride flag was raised in Panama City as part of the World Pride Panama festival "Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges."
Nine month old Marcelo Muñoz has died after suffering serious burns in an explosion that took place in Panama City Friday May 31st.
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