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Many come to Panama to live but find themselves needing to go back home after a few years.
Golf communities in Panama have always been attractive real estate for both buyers and renters looking to live or invest in Panama and there are some big reasons why.
As Argentina’s Santiago Muñiz secures a place in the 2019 Pan Am Games some might be wondering, where will Panama sit as the sport of surfing makes it’s historic debut next year in Lima?
Learning and exploring new places can be done at any age, one never gets too old to learn something new or explore a new place.
Coronado Photography Club’s upcoming meeting.
The principle goal of Feng Shui is to find harmony with the energy that binds us. While this might seem a bit abstract, when put in to practice it actually makes a lot of sense!
After over a decade of articles generated by a small team, Playa Community, the top source for News and Information in Coronado Panama, is taking submissions (in English & Spanish)!
If you are a pet owner thinking about relocating to Panama, you might be wondering if it is possible to relocate your animal without using a costly service.
A Spay benefit concert will be held on Saturday September 1st, from 1:00 to 6:00 pm at the ¨Pacificview Roadhouse featuring the band Cron. (check out the video!)
The Assembly approved the extension of the moratorium for the payment of property taxes.
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The acquisition of Banvivienda’s operations will convert Global Bank into an entity of $ 8,433 million in assets, according to the figures of both banks as of June 30.
Recently Panama became the first country in the region to have an agricultural canine unit. With plans to increase the number of dogs in the unit to 24, Panama is seeking qualified doggies.
President, Juan Carlos Varela, signed Executive Decree 357 nf September 20, 2018, by which he appointed the members of the Board of Directors for the National Hemocenter.
A male suspect was apprehended on Wednesday September 19th for his believed involvement in the robbery of 17 Rolex watches.
Maritime transportation ties have been strengthened between Panama and the US with the signing of the Memorandum of Co-operation, a bilateral agreement.
A new species of Coral was discovered in Hannibal Bank a popular deep sea fishing destination and biodiversity hot spot near Coiba National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Panama’s “Black Weekend” starting Friday 14th through Sunday September 16th, will have more participants this year as hotels, car rentals, restaurants and supermarkets join in.
The Ministry of the Presidency bought 600,000 toys, to the tune of $2,596,068 to be given to " children of different ages who are in situations of poverty" for the Christmas holidays of 2018.
The State, through the Metro of Panama, has granted $120 million during 2016, 2017 and 2018, in order to maintain the rate of 35cents to users.
The Ministry of Social Development will not be able to fulfill the promise of creating two centers for the care of the elderly.
The Panamanian Catholic Church separated priest David Cosca from his position as parish priest of the Divina Misericordia church, located in Paitilla
The Public Prosecutor’s office (MP) has announced a change in the sentence against the 18 year old convicted for the murder American, Catherine Medalia Johannet, in Bocas del Toro in February of 2017.
The Department of Pharmacy and Drugs of the Ministry of Health (Minsa) issued an alert for “Acepress Irbesartan”, 300 mg, from Stein Laboratories of Costa Rica, used to control blood pressure.
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Replacing oil by limestone, a group of Chilean entrepreneurs have managed to manufacture plastic bags and reusable cloth which are water soluble and do not pollute.
Two lions guard the entrance to the Panamanian Chinese Friendship Park . One has his paw on a chest while the other protects a puppy. The beasts also protect the peace and quiet in the city.
With the start of the 2018 World Cup just one month away, Panama prepares for their first shot at the trophy
Ecologists denounced yesterday that illegal deforestation in Darién is affecting more than 20 hectares.
Representatives of eight Panamanian coffee companies will showcase their best products at the 27th International Exhibition of Equipment and Food Services HOTELEX.
Celebrating Easter in Coronado Panama? here are some Easter brunch ideas and recipes to enjoy with family and friends.
Producers of coffee, meat, and milk in the province of Los Santos have said they are starting to feel the effects of the dry season.
With six species of big cats, Panama is working to ensure the survival of these feline species’ by introducing new legislation, making the first Saturday of each year the National Day of Wild Cats
A revolutionary ship, the Odyssey, set sail after spending several days in Panama to continue its journey around the world. The Odyssey is a catamaran, covered with solar panels. The ship is part of the "Race For Water foundation", which among other missions has been working on educating new generations about the impact of pollution in the oceans.
Latest Classified Ads in Coronado and Surrounding Areas
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Patio SetTable/6 chairs. Paid $1200/sell for $400
Large LG FridgeIce/water do not work. Great as a spare or outdoor.
Need golf buddies!Hola! My husband and I are new to Panama (three weeks). We live in Casamar in San Carlos. We belong to the Buenaventur ...
Seeking information on Vet strike in PanamaDoes anyone in the community know or have an update as to this recent strike. We are spending the summer in the US, but ...
Today's Events In Coronado and Panama's Pacific Coast
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM: Hatha Yoga - Multi Level
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM: Music & Market at Picasso
12:00 PM: Rotary Club - Lunch Nazca 21
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