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    American Society of Panama helps schools

    American Society of Panama helps schools

    After the Playa Coronado Rotary Club presented the Counters Down Project to the American Society of Panama, the organization made a donation $513 that will goto supporting Panamanian students.

    Connect to the Coronado community!

    Connect to the Coronado community!

    Are you getting the most out of Playa Community, Coronado Panama’s #1 resource for connecting? Here are a 5 ways you can use our website to get involved in Coronado, Panama.

    PCIS Summer Camp

    PCIS Summer Camp

    Panama Coast International School located in Gorgona will offer a summer program for kids 3 to 16 from June 17 until July 31st. PCIS Summer Fun Camp is just $350 per child for the 6 week program.

    Dinner theatre

    Dinner theatre "Emotional Baggage"

    Love the theatre? Enjoy a production by Face to Black DInner Theatre Saturday, June 8th 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Coronado Bay Solarium Salon Conference Room.

    Help keep our beaches clean!

    Help keep our beaches clean!

    Keep our community clean, join this month’s Beach Cleanup Sunday May 19th. If you cannot make the clean up, don’t worry, you can still help! Be mindful of picking up your own trash and creating less.

    Avoid spyware update your WhatsApp now

    Avoid spyware update your WhatsApp now

    WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned messaging system with 1.5 billion users, has been hacked. Since WhatsApp is extremely popular in Panama, here’s how to protect yourself from the hack.

    No water Tuesday & Wednesday

    No water Tuesday & Wednesday

    IDAAN informed of a suspension in service for areas within the district of Chame starting Tuesday May 14th from 8:00 a.m. until Wednesday at 12:00 noon. Affected areas include Coronado & Gorgona.

    Coronado Golf Tournament

    Coronado Golf Tournament

    Thursday May 23rd 2019 Coronado Luxury Club & Suites will host a special golf tournament open to members and guests.

    Artisan Market in Coronado

    Artisan Market in Coronado

    May 31st from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. there will be an Artisan Market held at Malibu Restaurant in Coronado Panama.

    Panama National News

    Minera starts copper production in Panama

    Minera starts copper production in Panama

    Minera Panama will start the export of copper concentrate in June 2019, starting a new era for the Panamanian export sector. Cobre Panama spokesman explained, the first shipment will go to Asia.

    $90 Million drug bust in Colon

    $90 Million drug bust in Colon

    The National Aeronaval Service (Senan) conducted the seizure of 1,417 packages allegedly containing drugs inside a container, in the Port of Cristobal, in the Province of Colón.

    Panama take 8 golds in El Salvador

    Panama take 8 golds in El Salvador

    With eight gold medals and records in javelin and high jump at the Central American Championship in El Salvador, Panamanian youths finished in fourth place.

    Panama’s forum for gender equality

    Panama’s forum for gender equality

    Monday May 20th 2019 Panama hosted the International Forum "Gender equality on the road to sustainable development: balance, challenges and strategy."

    Panama Latin America’s first Advanced Economy?

    Panama Latin America’s first Advanced Economy?

    Despite a perceived slowdown of the Panamanian economy, Panama has been the most dynamic economy in Latin America for the last three decades with the highest per capita income in the region (IMF).

    Nito Cortizo wins a close race

    Nito Cortizo wins a close race

    While the official statement will only be made Thursday, Sunday May 5th 2019 Laurentino Cortizo was declared the winner, two percentage points ahead of Rómulo Roux in Panama’s presidential election.

    Two charged for forigener’s murder

    Two charged for forigener’s murder

    A New Zealand man was killed May 2nd 2019 in Guna Yala. Two Panamanian men have been charged with aggravated homicide along with robbery, criminal association and mistreatment of a minor.

    Panama’s response to situation in Venezuela

    Panama’s response to situation in Venezuela

    Vice president of Panama, Isabel De Saint Malo de Alvarado, expressed her support for the Venezuelan people and "for the return to democracy" in the wake of clashes across the country.

    Varela inaugurates Line 2 of the Panama Metro

    Varela inaugurates Line 2 of the Panama Metro

    April 25th the Varela administration opened the second line of the Panama Metro system, an elevated system connecting San Miguelito with Nuevo Tocumen covering 21 kms with 16 stations.

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    Encountering a wild animal in Panama

    One of Panama’s biggest allure is the country’s abundant wildlife! Developed cities in Panama like Panama City’s Cinta Costera and the Pacific Beach town of Coronado offer wildlife sightings.

    Canal Authority Imposes draft limits

    Canal Authority Imposes draft limits

    National Post reported on low levels in lake Gatun which have caused Panama’s Canal Authority to implement draft limits for shops moving through the Canal.

    A plee to protect Boná island

    A plee to protect Boná island

    Attorney General, Rigoberto González has requested information from the Environmental Minister, Emilio Sempris, on Boná Island for the second time following a lease agreement for an oil terminal.

    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."

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    10 Simple Steps to Cure Lower Back Pain

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    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!

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