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    Pure breed puppy scam

    Pure breed puppy scam

    Thinking about buying a pure bread puppy online in Panama? Beware of scammers! Recently, Playa Community has seen an influx of breeders selling pure bread puppies in the Classifieds.

    Coronado Maduro gets gold at Special Olympics

    Coronado Maduro gets gold at Special Olympics

    Coronado part time resident, Jonathan Maduro received a gold medal in team bowling, placed 4th place in individual bowling and won a gold medal in the unified doubles at the Abu Dhabi special Olympics

    No IDAAN in Coronado & Gorgona April 2

    No IDAAN in Coronado & Gorgona April 2

    IDAAN has sent out a notice advising due to preparation water shortages, they will be carrying out operations in Western Panama affecting service in Coronado and Gorgona Tuesday April 2, 2019.

    Go-Kart Racing in Coronado

    Go-Kart Racing in Coronado

    Behind the San Fernando Clinic and through the gates of a local farm is a small race track that is the nursery of future Formula 1 racers.

    Panama National News

    Varela CNN interview

    Varela CNN interview

    In a recent interview with CNN’s Rafael Romo, president Varela spoke about the upcoming elections on May 5th in Panama explaining Panama has built a democracy and elections will be transparent.

    Connectivity between Panama and Shanghai

    Connectivity between Panama and Shanghai

    Thursday April 11th President Varela received executives from China Eastern airline, to "evaluate the possibilities of greater connectivity between Panama and Shanghai."

    IFF Panama Kicks off in Panama!

    IFF Panama Kicks off in Panama!

    The eighth edition of the International Film Festival of Panama (IFF Panama) kicked off today (April 4th) and will continue venues around Panama City until April 10th.

    Panama’s Ban on Plastic Bags

    Panama’s Ban on Plastic Bags

    Last year the National Assembly approved a bill prohibiting plastic bags, granting a 12 month period for supermarkets, pharmacies and retailers to adapt to the laws, now that period is almost up.

    Panama’s Rainy Season late arrival

    Panama’s Rainy Season late arrival

    Alcely Lau Melo, climatology manager of the Electric Transmission Company (Etesa) announced that the organization expects this year the transition to the rainy season will be later than usual.

    The Panama - David Train project

    The Panama - David Train project

    El Siglo recently conducted an interview with Oscar Ramírez the coordinator of the environmental impact study for the Panama-David train project to find out more about what the ambitious project.

    Panama’s 2019 Election

    Panama’s 2019 Election

    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.

    Panama goes back to school

    Panama goes back to school

    Monday March 11th brought the start to the Panamanian school year. With the new year, came five goals for improving education in the country.

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    A plee to protect Boná island

    A plee to protect Boná island

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    Panama Greek Fest 2019

    Panama Greek Fest 2019

    Saturday March 30th the Hellenic Orthodox Community will host the sixth edition of the "Panama Greek Festival."

    10 Simple Steps to Cure Lower Back Pain

    10 Simple Steps to Cure Lower Back Pain

    Lower back pain can make the easiest tasks difficult. Whether your back pain is structural or muscular, lower back pain is frustrating. But there is good news, back pain can be cured.

    Why Panama made Vogue in 2019

    Why Panama made Vogue in 2019

    Panama City will see it’s 500th birthday this year, and according to Vogue’s travel section, 2019 is a great year to check out Panama! From the capital city to remote islands we’re offically in Vogue!

    Baby sea turtles go home!

    Baby sea turtles go home!

    The Ministry of Environment of Los Santos announced the release of 450 hatchlings, Wednesday December 5th 2018. The baby turtles born in the Las Cañas refuge, were Olive Ridley turtles.

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    Today's Events In Coronado and Panama's Pacific Coast

    • 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM: Hatha Yoga

    • 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM: Blble Study - Coronado Bible Church

    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM: Picasso Community Happy Hour

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    Chiriqui Highlands

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