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The Coronado blood drive has been changed to Thursday April 25th due to Dr. Montero’s availability. If you are able to give blood this is a great opportunity to give back.
Last week Carnival took over the streets of Panama. While most try to avoid this Panamanian holiday, Coronado resident Steve Most and friends went right to the action!
Coronado resident, Jo Anne Cushman Burrill has published a new children’s book “Granny Mouse Ears.” April 3, 2019 she will be speaking at the Writer’s Group Monthly Meeting at Picasso.
While the Pacific Coast of Panama has been flat for over a month, the Caribbean has been on fire. With Surfline featuring this clip if Bocas it’s no wonder Panama’s been all the rage in surfing.
Are you ready for Carnival 2019 in Panama? While this year the party officially begins on Saturday March 2rd, you can count on Friday Mar 1 being busy in the Pacific Beach areas.
The Coronado Area Social Association (CASA) is seeking residents of Coronado and Gorgona who would be interested in having a SEMM ambulance service at the beach.
February 2019 the preliminary bill 281 was drafted to regulate the possession of 14 breeds of "potentially dangerous" dogs in Panama.
Jellyfish have arrived on the Pacific coast of Panama. Read about Panama’s Jellyfish season and tips for treating stings here ( FIY urine is no longer the go-to for jellyfish stings).
When looking accommodations in Coronado, Panama, the first thing you will need to think about is if a condo or and house is the right choice for you.
Thanks to Dr. Sanjay Gupta on the CNN cable series, “Weed” and “The Sacred Plant” docuseries, most people understand the terms cannabis, marijuana, THC and CBD.
Panama National News
Panama will hold it’s general elections to elect a new President and Vice President on May 5, 2019. With the upcoming election polls show corruption is a top voters concern.
As of Wednesday Copa Airlines in Panama grounded all Boeing’s 737 planes, using other planes to make up the flights.
Monday March 11th brought the start to the Panamanian school year. With the new year, came five goals for improving education in the country.
President Juan Carlos Varela, met with his Paraguayan counterpart, Mario Abdo Benitez in the Government Palace, February 14th 2019.
Panama will face the five-time World Cup champion, Brazil in an international soccer friendly that will take place in Porto, Portugal March 23rd 2019.
The inflation rate in Panama in January 2019 compared to December 2018 registered an inter-annual variation of -0.3%.
After a late invite to the party, because they said they would host it at their house, Panama has beat Cuba 3-1 to win the Caribbean Series.
The Panama Canal Authority reported Wednesday February 6th that the Canal has already imposed a set of water saving measures as a precautionary measure.
Panama has not played in the Caribbean Series since February 14, 1960, but now their back, and making history.
President Juan Carlos Varela took part in the inaugural ceremony for the IKAKOS solar park February 1st 2019, in David Chiriqui.
The Vice President of Panama Isabel de Saint Malo de Alvarado, will meet with the Secretary of State of the United States, Michael Pompeo to discuss "commercial exchange, security, and innovation."
Panamanian baseball legend Mariano Rivera will attend the inaugural ceremony of the Caribbean Series of 2019, Monday at the Rod Carew Stadium in Panama City.
The Confederation of Professional Baseball of the Caribbean (CBPC) announce that Panama will host the Caribbean Series.
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