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    Coronado Community News

    Batik Art Exhibition & Dinner Mixer

    Batik Art Exhibition & Dinner Mixer

    December is an exciting time! On Friday, December 15th, Coronado & Area Social Association (CASA) will be hosting a sit down dinner at El Rincon del Chef.

    CASA Kings’ Day & Fundraiser

    CASA Kings’ Day & Fundraiser

    On Wednesday evening, December 20th, after happy hour, CASA member and loved musician, Bobby Henderson, will be entertaining us at Picasso in Coronado in an effort to help raise funds for the food baskets that CASA distributes on Kings’ day.

    Panamanian Mothers Day

    Panamanian Mothers Day

    In Panama, Mother’s Day falls on December the 8th. The date is a national holiday and celebrated throughout the country.

    Palmeras stray finds fovever home

    Palmeras stray finds fovever home

    We received a message from a concerned Coronado resident that Preciosa, a rescued dog that had been living at the Palmeras del Golf gate, was missing.

    Blood Clinic date changed

    Blood Clinic date changed

    The Coronado Blood clinic will now take place Wednesday, December 6th after an urgent request for blood from Hospital National.

    Mature Shar-Pei seeking home

    Mature Shar-Pei seeking home

    If you are thinking about adding a furry member to your family, but are not sure if you want to housebreak and train a puppy, you need to meet this guy!

    Panama National News

    Free app to recharge your metro or bus cards

    Free app to recharge your metro or bus cards

    Panama Metro and Metro Bus riders will have the option to make electronic reloads. The system is based on an ’app’ called Active Recharge PTY, and is free for Android devices.

    Victims of poisoning seek justice

    Victims of poisoning seek justice

    The Criminal Chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice has found ex-officers and individuals guilty after a mass diethylene glycol poisoning.

    Bosnian War Criminal commits suicide in court

    Bosnian War Criminal commits suicide in court

    Bosnian, Slobodan Praljak, convicted of war crimes, committed suicide in front of a live court after a UN judge ratified his 20-year war crimes conviction on Wednesday, November 29th.

    Sinaproc workers attacked

    Sinaproc workers attacked

    Two rescuers of the National System of Civil Protection (Sinaproc) were attacked, on Sunday afternoon, with sticks and bottles by some of the residents of San Antonio Rural, in the San Miguelito district.

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    Credit Card interest rates in Panama

    Credit Card interest rates in Panama

    A study by the Authority for Consumer Protection and Defense of Competition (Acodeco) was conducted in November 2017 to determine the interest rates on credit cards offered from various banks in Panama.

    Choosing a Quality Knife Set

    Choosing a Quality Knife Set

    So, it’s time to buy a real knife set - a nice one! Luck for you, there are some quality knives available in Panama. Places to check include Do It Center, Arrocha, and Novey.

    10 yr. old paddles to Taboga Island

    10 yr. old paddles to Taboga Island

    Fourth grader Jose Maria Varela was among some of the best paddlers in the country participating in the Taboga Challenge, a 7.8-mile paddle from Veracruz to Taboga.

    5 tropical Thanksgiving hacks

    5 tropical Thanksgiving hacks

    Cooking American Thanksgiving in Panama this year? Here are a few simple holiday hacks to make your Thanksgiving dinner in the tropics one to remember.

    A request for 107 hectares on Isla de Cañas

    A request for 107 hectares on Isla de Cañas

    The Ministry of Environment is currently reviewing a request for the concession of 107 hectares in the Wildlife Refuge of Isla de Cañas and will hold a public consultation in Los Santos on November 14th, 2017.

    November 3 in Panama, Separation or Independence?

    November 3 in Panama, Separation or Independence?

    November 3rd is often mistakenly called "Independence Day" in Panama, but it’s important to note that November 3rd is not technically a day to marking Panama’s independence, rather it marks "Panama’s separation from Colombia."

    Record-breaking bird migration

    Record-breaking bird migration

    890 thousand 42 birds migratory birds took to the sky October 31st, 2017, the largest amount recorded in one day Audubon Society of Panama.

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