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    Riba Smith Garden Fair

    Riba Smith Garden Fair

    The Riba Smith Garden fair is on today (Saturday, June 8th 2019) from 12 noon until 9:00 p.m.

    San Carlos Surf Camp

    San Carlos Surf Camp

    It’s surf season in Panama, and there are some great surf breaks along the Pacific Coast of Panama. If you want to learn to surf a surf camp is a great place to do it!

    Calling all Coronado writers!

    Calling all Coronado writers!

    If you are a writer, aspiring writer, or just enjoy writing for fun, the writers group at Picasso in Coronado is something you should check out.

    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.

    Panama National News

    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."

    2 Foreigners among 34 murdered in May

    2 Foreigners among 34 murdered in May

    While the majority of the 34 murders that took place in Panama in the month of May were gang related, several were not, including the murders of two foreigners, Alan Culverwell and Nicolás Antonio.

    Panama’s big win in FIFA U-20 World Cup

    Panama’s big win in FIFA U-20 World Cup

    It was an Historic Day for Panama, when the team won 1-2 against Saudi Arabia, marking the first victory for the Panamanians in the history of the FIFA U-20 World Cup.

    4 seriously injured in massive explosion

    4 seriously injured in massive explosion

    Chaos broke out in Panama City at the PH Costa Mare, in Don Bosco when the explosion of gas tank left 14 injured of which, 4 were left with serious injuries. The blast left several buildings damaged.

    Cortizo working on Secondary Education

    Cortizo working on Secondary Education

    President elect, Nito Cortizo obtained his doctorate in International Trade from the University of Texas, now he is working with the prestigious American university on scholarship programs.

    PRD, Contact law and Minera Panama

    PRD, Contact law and Minera Panama

    The bench of the Democratic Revolutionary Party states they will not endorse bill 766 to approve the contract between the State and Minera Panama, promoted by the Varela administration.

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    Canal Authority Imposes draft limits

    Canal Authority Imposes draft limits

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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

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    10 Simple Steps to Cure Lower Back Pain

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    Why Panama made Vogue in 2019

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