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    “Love Brings Hope” Second Annual Dinner and Auction

    “Love Brings Hope” Second Annual Dinner and Auction

    Friday, February 16t h attend the second annual “Love Brings Hope” Dinner and Auction being held at Nazca 21 restaurant (5-8pm) supporting the JLM House of Hope. The fundraising event will feature a dinner, auction and raffle.

    Rescue Mattresses arrive in Panama

    Rescue Mattresses arrive in Panama

    Panama has become the first country in Central America To acquire Life-Saving Mattresses for the rescue of people trapped in tall buildings in the case of fire or earthquake.

    Today is Martyrs Day in Panama

    Today is Martyrs Day in Panama

    Today is Martyrs Day in Panama. Each year, January 9th marks a very important moment in Panamanian history. It is a day that paved the way for the return of the Canal to the republic. Today people in Panama remember all of those who fought for sovereignty in Panama on January 9, 1964.

    Relationships Workshop at Finca La Maya

    Relationships Workshop at Finca La Maya

    Relationships impact every aspect of our lives and ultimately are the single biggest factor correlating to health, happiness, and long life. With this in mind, Finca La Maya will be offering a two-day workshop to help transform your relationships and provide a new view of business, family, friends, and love.

    Panama National News

    U.S. ambassador to Panama resigns

    U.S. ambassador to Panama resigns

    Ambassador to Panama John Feeley, has resigned. The Ambassador’s reason for his resignation, he says “he no longer felt able to serve President Donald Trump”.

    Equal pay for men and women in Panama

    Equal pay for men and women in Panama

    Equal pay between men and women will be the focus at regional meetings being hosted by Panama from January 29th to the 31st. It was reported the Foreign Ministry, the meetings would take place after the launch of the global coalition of equal pay.

    Kosher certification in Chiriqui

    Kosher certification in Chiriqui

    Panamanian producers will be able to position their agricultural products and export to markets in Israel and Europe if they choose to certify their products with the "Kosher" seal, the Ministry of Commerce and Industries (Mici) reported today.

    Illegal odontologist in Pedegral

    Illegal odontologist in Pedegral

    A woman of Venezuelan nationality was arrested on Wednesday night after she was caught practicing as an odontologist illegally. Odontology is the study of teeth, their surrounding tissues and the prevention and cure of their diseases.

    Fire in Guna Yala

    Fire in Guna Yala

    The director of the National System of Civil Protection (Sinaproc), José Donderis reported that at least twelve houses were consumed by a fire on Tuesday afternoon.

    Puma relocated to national park

    Puma relocated to national park

    A puma was found in the Tierra Prometida sector of Nuevo Libia, Panama. The puma was rescued by the officials of the Ministry of Environment (Miambiente) and the National Police.

    Cruise ship arrives in Bocas del Toro

    Cruise ship arrives in Bocas del Toro

    For more than nine hours, a cruise ship from Hapag-Lloyd Cruises anchored some 400 meters from Estrella Beach. The ship, arrived from Costa Rica, with 283 crew and 331 German passengers, of whom about 200 decided to get to know part of Isla Colón.

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    Abnormal La Niña weather continues

    Abnormal La Niña weather continues

    Meteorologists of the Electricity Transmission Company (Etesa), confirmed in an article with Telemetro that hail fell on the Cinta Costera in Panama City Thursday afternoon.

    Panama’s new Sloth Refuge

    Panama’s new Sloth Refuge

    The Pan-American Association for Conservation (APPC) and Gamboa Rainforest Resort have opened a refuge for sloths.

    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.

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