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The EL Litoral will come back with a Kid’s Class for children 2 years old to 4 years old. The class will be held every Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. starting on the 23rd of January 2019.
Each year the New York Times releases an article with 52 destinations to escape to. This year, a few resorts on Panama’s Pacific Coast made us #4.
January 9th is a national holiday in Panama. It is a day called "Martyrs Day," meant to pay tribute to a group of Panamanians, made up of students and civilians, who lost their lives in 1964.
The Meteorology service of the Electricity Transmission Company has issued a warning for strong winds affecting Panama West and Cocle, specifically the districts of Chame, San Carlos and Capira.
Los Cajones de Chame is a canyon formed by the rushing waters of the Chame River. You will find this natural wonder located in the town of El Jobo.
Sunday, February 10th is the third annual “Giving + Love Brings Hope” Dinner and Auction being held at Ensenada Las Bovedas Restaurant (5-8pm) supporting the JLM House of Hope.
What is your New Year’s resolution? Does it involve taking care of your soul, body and mind? If so, you might want to try one of the classes at El Litoral.
Bringing in the New Year in Panama? Then eat, drink and join the fiesta...because Panamanians love a good party! The start to a traditional Panamanian celebration in certainly in the kitchen.
If you are planning to be at the beach this holiday season, you’re in luck! There is no shortage of events happening in Coronado Panama over the 2018 holiday season.
While the holidays are meant to be a joyous time, unfortunately with them comes increased crime throughout Panama.
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Monday January 14th 2019 Ricardo Martinelli formalized his candidacy for mayor of Panama City.
Las Mil Polleras, is an annual parade that takes to the street of Las Tablas in the month of January. This year the 9th edition of the event took place January 12th 2019.
As the Canadian copper company First Quantum Minerals Ltd. gears up for their new project, Cobre Panama, Bloomberg weighs in, saying bondholders should benefit.
The announcement of the pope’s route through Panama City as part of World Youth Day (WYD) was announced Thursday, January 10th.
This year brings the first World Summit on Medicinal Cannabis, from February 12 to 13 and guest who’s hosting it? Panama.
103 cases of hantavirus have been reported in Panama between December 22 2018 and January 1 2019.
After the examination of an ancient skull from a Pre-Columbian burial ground, bioarchaeologists believe Panama’s Pacific coast may have been home to a group of ancient male divers.
As of today, Wednesday, January 2, Merca Panama began operations on vía Cincuentenario,, after the Government of Panama ordered the definitive closure of the Central Agricultural Market of Curundú.
The Panamanian government has ordered the closure of public offices from noon on Wednesday 23 and until Friday 25 January 2019 in the districts of Panama and San Miguelito for World Youth Day (WYD).
Gregory Johan Schreiber, 26, a native of Florida, lost his life by immersion on the afternoon of this Sunday, December 30, on the coast of the district of Pedasí, province of Los Santos
Starting next December 31, the Ministry of Commerce and Industries will have a new minister, after Augusto Arosemena resigned his post to pursue his career in the private sector.
The Directorate General of Revenues (DGI) has issued an extension, announcing that their facilities will be open to taxpayers until January 4th 2019.
Between January 1 and March 30, 2019, 140,543 quintals of piled rice and 263,538 quintals of the US husked grain will enter the country.
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Today's Events In Coronado and Panama's Pacific Coast
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM: Satyananda Yoga, Pranayama & Meditation Master Class.
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM: English Catholic Mass
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM: Bible Study - Coronado Bible church
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM: Picasso Trivia night hosted by Diane Maxwell
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