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    What you need to know about Driving in Panama

    What you need to know about Driving in Panama

    Before renting a car people often ask a friend in Panama, "what’s driving in Panama like?" Depending on who you ask, their answers might range from easy, to chaotic or even downright scary!

    Panama city  turns 500

    Panama city turns 500

    The Mayor of Panama started yesterday the countdown to 500 years of the first city founded by the Spaniards, Panama Viejo on August 15.

    Foreigner jailed for homicide

    Foreigner jailed for homicide

    A woman driver who killed 18-year-old student Rosaida Lorenzo on a pedestrian crossing in front of the Technological University on July 26 has been charged with culpable homicide.

    Weak hotel occupancy reported

    Weak hotel occupancy reported

    In the first few months this year, only 46.5% o the hotel rooms were booked. The decrease in May was 2.8% , while the previous two months registered a fall of 2.9% compared to 2017.

    Miss World Panama gets new crown

    Miss World Panama gets new crown

    ’’She deserves a crown matching her height," said jewelry designer George Wittels from Caracas, a few days after handing over the new crown to Señorita Panama Mundo, Solaris Barba.

    Push to promote fabric bags

    Push to promote fabric bags

    Law 1 of January 19, 2018 prohibits the use of the polyethylene bag, which lasts more than half a century to degrade.

    Black Weekend in September

    Black Weekend in September

    Panama is getting ready to promote the country for its Black Weekend’ to be held from September 14th to 16th.

    Panama National News

    6.0 Earthquake hits Panama

    6.0 Earthquake hits Panama

    Originally it was said that the earthquake was a 5.9 and 6.2 of magnitude, but later the scale was revised and was established at a magnitude of 6.0

    Lane reversal schedule change

    Lane reversal schedule change

    As of Monday, August 20, the timetable for the reversal of lanes from Arraiján to the city, via Centenario, will be from 4:00 am to 10:00 am, reported the Ministry of Public Works (MOP) .

    13 gang members apprehended.

    13 gang members apprehended.

    Panamanian authorities reported this morning, August 17, the apprehension of 13 people allegedly accused of gang activity, in an operation carried out in Arraiján (West Panama) and Colon.

    New 50 cent coin

    New 50 cent coin

    A newly minted 50 cent coin (half a Balboa) will start circulating in Panama today, August 15th to mark the 499th anniversary of the founding of Panama City.

    Airstrip in Coiba under fire

    Airstrip in Coiba under fire

    Environmentalists protest against the or the approval of an environmental study to rehabilitate an airstrip in the Coiba National Park .

    Grupo Shahani in corporate restructuring

    Grupo Shahani in corporate restructuring

    Grupo Shahani began a process of corporate restructuring and debt negotiations with some banks, in an attempt to strengthen its financial situation hit by the real estate sector.

    Roux wins CD primaries

    Roux wins CD primaries

    Rómulo Roux won the Cambio Democrático party (CD) presidential primaries with 68.8% of the votes on Sunday, Aug, 12 over the Martinelli favored Raul Mulino who had 30% of the votes.

    Miss Panama speaks at UN

    Miss Panama speaks at UN

    Miss Panama 2018 , Rosa Montezuma , gave her first speech at a UN panel for the World Day of Indigenous People

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    Non poluting Water soluble bags

    Non poluting Water soluble bags

    Replacing oil by limestone, a group of Chilean entrepreneurs have managed to manufacture plastic bags and reusable cloth which are water soluble and do not pollute.

    Discover Friendship Park

    Discover Friendship Park

    Two lions guard the entrance to the Panamanian Chinese Friendship Park . One has his paw on a chest while the other protects a puppy. The beasts also protect the peace and quiet in the city.

    World Cup Predictions

    World Cup Predictions

    With the start of the 2018 World Cup just one month away, Panama prepares for their first shot at the trophy

    Panama exhibits coffee in Shanghai

    Panama exhibits coffee in Shanghai

    Representatives of eight Panamanian coffee companies will showcase their best products at the 27th International Exhibition of Equipment and Food Services HOTELEX.

    Easter Beach Brunch recipes

    Easter Beach Brunch recipes

    Celebrating Easter in Coronado Panama? here are some Easter brunch ideas and recipes to enjoy with family and friends.

    National Wild Cat Day

    National Wild Cat Day

    With six species of big cats, Panama is working to ensure the survival of these feline species’ by introducing new legislation, making the first Saturday of each year the National Day of Wild Cats

    The Race For Water Mission

    The Race For Water Mission

    A revolutionary ship, the Odyssey, set sail after spending several days in Panama to continue its journey around the world. The Odyssey is a catamaran, covered with solar panels. The ship is part of the "Race For Water foundation", which among other missions has been working on educating new generations about the impact of pollution in the oceans.

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    Off Roading Playa Style Panama

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