A religious cult in Panama has been found murdering and torturing Ngabé Buglé indigenous women and children in what appear to a type of exorcism or conversion ritual.
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The first thing to know about relocating anywhere is that it’s not something to jump into. I highly recommend a trial of 6 months to a year before starting the relocation process.
January 9th is the national observation of Martyrs Day in Panama, that pays tribute to civilians and students that lost their lives to make Panama a sovereign country.
Panama’s / Civil Protection System (Sinaproc) has issued a wind warning lasting until Friday Jan 10th with wind gusting from 60 to 90 Km an hour throughout Panama.
Coronado Community News
While we welcome the breeze blowing and wave good bye to the rainy days, let’s take a look at downsides to dry season in Panama.
Tuesday December 31, 2019 marked two decades of control over the Canal following its return by the United States.
The American Society Annual Dinner will be held Saturday February 8th starting at 5:00 p.m. in El Valle.
Tis the season to get festive in Coronado Panama! With decorations hung in the major plaza and Christmas trees almost sold out, the days are few till the parties begin.
the Festival Musical de El Valle will celebrate it’s 28th year January 25th 2020 from 8:00 pm at the Iglesia de San Jose in El Valle de Anton.
Coronado Frame and Foto is collecting donations of clothing, toys and dry foods for a family in need in the Boquete region.
Right now you can book a vacation rental in Coronado, Panama at a fraction of last year’s cost, here’s why:
Each year The Coronado Area Social Association is involved with a charitable event that takes place on Kings Day (January 6th).
With the start to Fiesta Patrias, Panama’s patriotic parties, on November 3rd 2019, Panama begins their holiday season that lasts well into the New Year.
The National Civil Protection System (Sinaproc) a high tide warning lasting until 7:00 pm on Friday, November 1 2019.
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.
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.
Panama National News
The Boquete Flower and Coffee fair is an annual event taking place in the community of Boquete, Panama since 1950. This year the event will take place from the 9th until the 19th of January 2020.
A Cinta Costera project has been approved for the town of Puerto Armuelles in the province of Chiriquí, after a public vote on December 19th 2019.
December 20th is a "Day of National Reflection" in Panama, as the country remembers the 1989 invasion lead by the United States.
The total death count reached 15 inmates Wednesday December 18th, following in a shoot out that took place in La Joya prison in Panama Tuesday.
Former criminal prosecutor Eduardo Rubén Ulloa will replace Attorney General Kenia Porcell, effective January 1 2020. The announcement came Tuesday, December 10th from President Laurentino Cortizo.
The 2019 EuroLat plenary takes place in Panama this year tackling topics of trade talks and fighting organized crime.
South Korea’s Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co beat two Chinese rivals in the bid to build the third subway line in Panama.
Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, located in the city of Dubai was dressed in the Panamanian flag over the national holidays.
A new branch of Democrats Abroad has been started in the Playa Coronado area with the goal of helping US Citizens in Panama understand how to vote from Coronado, Panama.
October 31st 2019 will be the fourth day of protests in Panama City, where civil unrest is brewing over constitutional reforms.
Mossack Fonseca, the law firm involved in the ’Panama Papers’ is suing Netflix, attempting to stop the release of The Laundromat, a movie about the leaked confidential files.
Fashion Week Panama 2019 (FWP19) took to the ATLAPA Convention Center October 17th until the 19th, with more local and foreign designers than ever.
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.
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.
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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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