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The price of gas and diesel will drop by just a penny on Friday, March 16th throughout Panama reported the National Energy Secretariat (SNE).
Looking to keep the cool air in and dust out this dry season? Right now Selecta, a leader in home decor, is offering special pricing on blinds until April 22nd, 2018.
March 8th is International Women’s day and the United Nations day for Women’s right and International Peace. It is a day which recognizes the historical achievements of women around the world.
The Marine Authority of Panama AMP has issued a high wave warning for the Pacific Coast of Panama lasting from March 5th to March 7th due to an anticipated swell and weather system.
Bathers and Beachgoers beware, not just because the water is a bit chilly this time of year... but you may encounter jellyfish on the Pacific Coast of Panama
Art in the Park, an event full of music and painting take place in the main square of Penonomé for the 11th year, this Friday, March 2nd and Saturday, March 3rd.
Who in their right mind would write a Broadway-style musical, set it in Panama in the Roaring 20’s, and with an all Panamanian cast and crew? Who would possibly think they could get the Panamanian Ministry of tourism,
The Ministry of Housing and Territorial Planning (Miviot) is building a housing project in Nueva Gorgona housing, Chame, to benefit poor families in the sector.
Conservacion Panama Inc. is a U.S. 501 (c) (3) NGO working with girls in rural communities to introduce them to the world of Science, Technology, Engineering & Math.
While Yellow Fever is not present in Panama, The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Ministry of Health (Minsa) are warning travelers of the importance of the international vaccine.
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Thursday morning brings an end to a general strike in the province of Colón and the start to renewed dialogue with government officials.
Gianni Infantino, the president of FIFA, will visit Panama on Friday, March 16th, 2018.
At least 18 women have been rescued from a sex trafficking ring that was dismantled in the province of the Darién by Panamanian authorities.
If you read the news following a holiday weekend in Panama you’ve likely read about a horrible bus crash leaving numerous victims injured or even dead.
The Trump towers have a new name, “Bahia Grand Panama” which was announced by operators of the former Trump Ocean Club Friday, March 9th, 2018.
Friday, March 9th, 2018, John Feeley US Ambassador to Panama explained his decision to resign from the Trump Administration in an op-ed for the Washington Post. This is what he said:
Friday, March 9th, 2018 Panama’s The Social Security Fund (CSS) and the Ministry of Health (Minsa ) announced the country would begin a salpingectomy or “permanent sterilization” program.
Panama has issued a list of 20 countries in Latin America, Europe, and Asia that have applied discriminatory or restrictive measures against the Republic of Panama.
March 5th, 2018, videos circulated of police entering the Trump towers to remove staff from the Trump Organization and the Trump name being crow-barred off of the hotel’s front signage.
There is a march against gay marriage planned for 3:00 p.m. today (March 6th 2018) in Panama City. The march, lead by the Panamanian Alliance for life, leaves from the Carmen Church.
For the first time in the country’s history, Panama qualified for the World Cup Finals and is part of the 32 nations that will compete for the biggest prize in football, the FIFA World Cup Trophy.
Distributors of the 25-lbs gas tank subsidized by the government planned to strike Monday, March 5th, 2018, in an effort to convince the government to raise the price of the tanks.
The Ministry of Health (Minsa) is gearing up for World Youth Day 2019, and the pope’s arrival. Minsa will require a vaccination card, this requirement will apply to anyone entering the country for the WYD event, January 22nd to January 27th, 2019.
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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.
A review of public areas on Isla Iguana in began on Thursday, February 22nd in order to confirm whether or not tourists will be allowed to access enter the protected area of Pedasi.
The Metropolitan Mariposario site celebrated their one year of operation yesterday with the release of 60 butterflies (blue) ’Mopho Helenor’ witnessed by 10,000 visitors.
The Ministry of Environment reported the presence of Yellow bellied sea snakes ( Hydrophis platurus ) on beaches along the Pacific Coast. Temporary closures were issued for several beaches and tourist areas due to the snakes.
While Panama continues to wait for practical models to fight climate change, several of Panama’s protected areas lack management plans. These models are essential for protecting Panama’s natural attractions.
Last week Panama hosted a forum on “Challenges and Opportunities from Climate Change.” The event was attended by Panama’s Environmental Minister and by representatives of the International Center for Sustainable Development, the Panama Canal and the Development Bank of Latin America-CAF.
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.
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