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    The Coronado Expat Expo 2019

    The Coronado Expat Expo 2019

    Wednesday October 9th, from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. the first ever Expat Expo will take place at the Coronado Luxury Suites & Hotel.

    Coronado Blood Donor Drive

    Coronado Blood Donor Drive

    The Panama Health and Respite Foundation (PHRF) in cooperation with the Hospital Nacional, will host the Coronado Blood Donor drive August 20th, 2019.

    El Valle Golden Frog Festival 2019

    El Valle Golden Frog Festival 2019

    Mark your calendar, The 2019 Golden Frog Festival celebrations are just around the corner. Learn why EVACC is conserving Panama’s amphibian population, head to El Valle de Anton from August 10 - 17.

    New location for Aug. 2 police meeting

    New location for Aug. 2 police meeting

    The Public Ministry (personera) has announced a change in venue and time for the August 2nd community meeting. The meeting will now be held at the Coronado Bible Church on August at 9 am.

    Ashley Furniture HomeStore July Festival

    Ashley Furniture HomeStore July Festival

    Ashley Furniture HomeStore, the #1 Brand in Home Furnishings in the US, is hosting their July Festival from the the 25th until the 31st of July at their Costa Verde location in the Market Plaza.

    Panama leads with plastic bag legislation

    Panama leads with plastic bag legislation

    Saturday, July 20 Panama became the first country in Central America to enforce a law prohibiting the use of plastic bags in supermarkets, pharmacies, and retail outlets.

    Coronado Police Meeting Rescheduled

    Coronado Police Meeting Rescheduled

    The National Police has rescheduled for August 2nd at 2:00 pm. The police called this meeting for English speaking expats at Coronado Golf Club.

    Panama National News

    Plastic bag fines still not in effect

    Plastic bag fines still not in effect

    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

    Building beaches in Panama City

    Building beaches in Panama City

    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.

    Panama’s Gay Pride Parade

    Panama’s Gay Pride Parade

    Panama’s Gay Pride Parade was a huge success this year. With hundreds attending including TV personality, Carolina Demetiev, the 15th edition of the parade was one to be remembered.

    3.1 GDP for Panama in 1st quarter of 2019

    3.1 GDP for Panama in 1st quarter of 2019

    The National Institute of Statistics and Census of the Comptroller General of the Republic revealed a real gross domestic product (GDP) of 3.1% for Panama in the first quarter of 2019.

    Rescuers find body of missing youth in Gorgona

    Rescuers find body of missing youth in Gorgona

    Sinaproc was in Gorgona June 9th searching for young man reported missing. The Ministry of Security reported on Monday, June 10, rescuers had discovered the body of the young man in Las Hamacas.

    The Las Mañanitas Fire

    The Las Mañanitas Fire

    A fire in Las Mañanitas, took 150 members of Panama’s Fire department over 5 hours to fight, and resulted in an evacuation for residents of the Villa Daniela neighborhood Friday June 8.

    2019 Pride month in Panama

    2019 Pride month in Panama

    Saturday June 1st was a historic day in Panama city as the pride flag was raised in Panama City as part of the World Pride Panama festival "Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges."

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    Carbon stocks and tree diversity in the Darien

    Carbon stocks and tree diversity in the Darien

    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.

    Encountering a wild animal in Panama

    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."

    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.

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

    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM: Multi-level Pilates 

    • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM: Community Market at Picasso

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    Tourist Places to Visit in Panama

    Boquete Panama

    San Blas Panama

    Cerro Punta y Volcan

    La Yeguada Veraguas

    Pearl Islands Panama (Contadora)

    Santa Catalina Panama

    Azuero Peninsula

    Puerto Armuelles Panama

    Chiriqui Highlands

    Suggested Reads

    Everything you need to know about Coronado Panama

    Panama School guide

    Coronado Restaurant Guide

    Rainy Season Surf Guide

    5 Tips to Stay Safe at the Beach

    How to treat Jelly Fish stings

    Riptides - How to Identify and Escape

    Off Roading Playa Style Panama

    A breif Visit to Panama's Embera Quera Tribe

    See Turtles on Mata Oscura

    Isla Palenque: Escape from Civilization

    Birding Panama’s Pipeline Road

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