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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.
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.
In Panama, Mother’s Day falls on December the 8th. The date is a national holiday and celebrated throughout the country.
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.
El Litoral BnB and Fitness Studio in Coronado hosted the first in a series of Healthy Happy Hours.
If you’ve heard the rumors...Yes! It’s true! Picasso has found and chosen new parents.
Nitro City will host a mixed obstacle race open to kids ages 7 to 17 Sunday, December 17th, 2017.
J2L Insurance has announced that the Coronado Health and Beauty Fair, January 26 and 27 will feature seminars from health professionals.
The Coronado Blood clinic will now take place Wednesday, December 6th after an urgent request for blood from Hospital National.
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
Three companies submitted proposals to provide assistance and technical advice to Idaan for operational and commercial management in the metropolitan area of Panama.
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.
The Tourism Authority of Panama (ATP) wants another Black Friday. The ATP launched Panama Black Weekend in September.
The National Assembly has discussed a bill that would regulate the importation of used or salvaged cars.
Hundreds of people got up early to buy the Christmas products at the fairs organized by the Institute of Agricultural Marketing (IMA).
The Criminal Chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice has found ex-officers and individuals guilty after a mass diethylene glycol poisoning.
Panama aims to start negotiations for a free trade agreement (FTA) with China in the second half of 2018.
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.
Panamanian surfer, Jean Carlos Gonzalez dropped into a wave at Sunset Beach gaining a place in the Oneil Wave of the Winter contest.
Britain’s Prince Harry and U.S. actress Meghan Markle announced they were engaged and would get married in the spring of next year.
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.
Following a blow to the head last week, Osvaldo De La Espada, a tugboat sailor, passed away on November 22nd. He had 24 years of service for the Panama Canal.
The Government of China has confirmed its support for the construction of a rail transportation system to connect Panama city with the province of Chiriqui.
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The "Brilla la Navidad" parade will begin at 5:00 pm. Sunday, December 10, on the coastal strip in Panama City.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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."
890 thousand 42 birds migratory birds took to the sky October 31st, 2017, the largest amount recorded in one day Audubon Society of Panama.
Panama has successfully carried out a Biological census (a county of the species that inhabit a habitat) using flies.
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