September 26th, 2019, the government of the Republic of Panama approved in third debate the draft Law 78 of 2019 granting a General Tax Amnesty for the Payment of Taxes Managed by the DGI.
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For our Playa Community Readers who were interested in the Expat Expo, but were out of the country or could not attend, here is a brief report on the event from the Coronado Area Social Association.
In the 2019 fiscal year, the Panama Canal closed with a record tonnage of 469 million tones (PC/UMS), exceeding the projection and surpassing the record tonnage from the previous fiscal year.
Are you a Canadian expat living in Panama? Here are the steps to cast your vote in the upcoming federal election to be held on October 21, 2019.
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September 29th 2019 is the ’XXVIII Gran limpieza de Playas, Costas y Ríos’ in Panama. The event is a nation wide clean up organized ANCON the National Association for Conversation & others.
Qigong is a traditional Chinese martial art with a focus in body awareness. Sometimes referred to as moving meditation, Qigong can be a great additional to healthy aging practices.
The next Coronado Adoption fair will take place in the Village mall (Machetazo Plaza) on September 21st 2019 from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
The American Society of Panama (AMSOC) will present a special performance of CABARET-C on Saturday, 5th October 2019, at 8 P.M. at the Theatre Guild of Ancon.
Every Sunday the Coronado Luxury Club & Suites hosts brunch with unlimited champagne at the Beach Club restaurant.
Wondering where to shop in Panama this Black Friday? Here is everything you need to know about shopping in Panama City, and shopping near the Pacific Beaches this Black Weekend!
As part of an environmental planning initiative The Ministry of Environment spoke with citizens in the Chame district about ways to minimize human impact on protected areas in the district.
Friday, September 18th 2019 Chame, Panama will celebrate its 164th Anniversary, and there are lots of events taking place, including a torch parade taking place at 5pm on the 17th.
Looking to rent in Coronado, Panama? This North American style, open concept home offers all of the luxuries of Coronado, without the price tag.
While Panama Firefighters issued the statement prohibiting the use of barbecues in condos some time ago Coronado condo residents are just now being told they cannot grill on their balconies.
The Emergency Operations Center (COE) of the National Civil Protection System (Sinaproc) issued a storm warning for Wednesday September 5th 2019 until 11:00 pm on Friday.
While Panama will likely not see major effects from the current hurricane warnings Panama’s Civil Protection System (Sinaproc) has issued a high tide alert lasting until September 5th 2019.
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Monday September 16th 2019, Panamanian baseball player Mariano Rivera was awarded the Freedom Medal.
Panama completed their participation in the 2019 ISA World Surfing Games presented by Vans in Miyazaki, Japan Friday, September 13th 2019.
A recent study shows female sharks of the hammerhead species (Sphyrna lewini) are being captured by fishermen during breeding, researches are now proposing measures to help protect the species.
The Beach Corridor is a road project in its developmental stage spanning from Chorrera to San Carlos, that will create a viaduct at the Coronado intersection for people leaving the beach.
For the third year in a row, in an effort of an economic boost in an otherwise slow time of year, Panama will turn Black Friday into a weekend long event in the middle of September.
Ricaurte Vásquez is the new administrator of the Panama Canal. The news came Thursday at a crucial time amid trade conflicts between the U.S. and China.
The Public Ministry executed operations Wednesday September 4th 2019, in Panama West, Coclé, Panama City, Chiriquí and Los Santos in an effort to dismantle an alleged pornography ring.
A study recently published in Conservation Biology has called Panama, the narrowest part of the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor (MBC), the broken link.
The Public Ministry (MP) and the experts of the National Directorate of Traffic Operations of the National Police (PN), initiated investigations into the death of three men.
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.
The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute reported through a participatory forest-carbon monitoring project that Panama’s Darien forest of Panama has a high capacity to sequester carbon.
July 1st 2019 will be a mandatory rest day in Panama due to the inauguration of the President-elect, Laurentino Cortizo.
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