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PANAMA: THE MUSICAL’s World Premiere is tonight! February 22nd 2018, PANAMA: THE MUSICAL will debut to the world, as the first English-written musical with the aim of increasing tourism and showcasing Panamanian talent.
Buenaventura Golf Club invites you to the 2018 Expat Golf League Tournament. This is the first time Buenaventura will host an expat tournament.
A feasibility study carried out by Chinese experts is currently developing a possible route and stations for the train that could further connectivity between the interior of Panama to its capital.
Following the week-long party of Carnival in Panama, the Minister of Security celebrated a successful operation of security for Carnival 2018 in Panama. The operation was led by the Joint Task Force (FTC).
The Chinese Community in Panama starts celebrating Chinese New year, known as the Spring Festival where they mark the arrival of new crops, end of winter and the beginning of Spring.
Valentine’s day in Coronado Panama is often a quiet holiday as most are recovering from a week-long of "carnevalando" or enjoying their first day of tranquility.
A high tide warning has been issued by The Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) starting February 9th, 2018 lasting until February 11th, 2018.
The National Secretariat for Children, Adolescents and the Family in Panama says children under 5 years old (or pregnant women) should not attend Carnival.
Carnival is a non-stop party that transforms the country and one of the biggest holidays in Panama! Panama Carnival 2018 begins Saturday, February 10th and ends Tuesday, February 13th with Ash Wednesday falling on the 14th of February.
In January 2018, 32 homicides were registered in Panama, with a drop of 28.8% compared to 45 in the same period of 2017 and the least violent in the only decade, Public Security Minister Alexis Bethancourt said today.
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A devastating fire took the homes of 55 families in Casco Wednesday, February 21nd at around 11:45 am.
A 54-year-old woman Panamanian woman lost her life undergoing plastic surgery in Venezuela. The woman’s death has started a flurry of warnings from various sources cautioning against the dangers of undergoing medical procedures abroad, particularly in Venezuela.
Diana Salazar The Deputy Minister of Trade Negotiations for Panama will be in South Korea to sign a free trade agreement (FTA).
Shawn Sullivan, Airbnb representative for Central America and the Caribbean, indicated that Airbnb is willing to collect the 10% lodging tax, if the government drops their 45 minimum stay rule.
Do drivers that use the shoulder as a third lane drive you crazy? Well the ATTT and AIG are working to deter it with the mobile application "Citizen Inspector."
The president of Panama, Juan Carlos Varela has approved a law establishing measures to prevent and prohibit discriminatory acts, such as sexual harassment, bullying, and racism.
The decision of Miami federal judge, Marcia Cooke, to release Martinelli on bail set at $1 million, is currently on hold.
11 years ago diethylene glycol poisoning left hundreds dead, and more suffering in Panama. Today the fight for justice continues as Panama’s Administration prosecutor presses government bodies to take action
Recently the UN delivered a report prepared by the Subcommittee on the Prevention of Torture (SPT ), the report will not be made public, unless the Government decides otherwise.
After an extensive report completed by The United Nations (UN), Panama is being urged to continue the political dialogue that ended last year on a law that includes concerning comprehensive sexual and reproductive education, aimed at adolescents in the compulsory school curriculum.
In an effort to find a solution to the shortage of healthcare professionals in the country, Panama will allow foreign medical professionals with 5 years in the country to practice in the public sector.
The Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) has confirmed that The Panamanian-flagged vessel Marine Express, with its 22 crew members was“safe" after the ship was the object of a pirate attack.
Camino del Cruces a colonial cobblestone road dating back to 1530 is seeking national protection. These historical roads were used to transport gold. silver and precious stones to Portobello, where they would be transported to Spain.
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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.
The Coffee and Flower Fair in Boquete, Chiriqui ended this weekend with attendance numbers of nearly 145,000 people.
Did you move to the beach to live a healthier life? Well, it’s a new year, the perfect time get real about your health and be your best self now.
The Pan-American Association for Conservation (APPC) and Gamboa Rainforest Resort have opened a refuge for sloths.
The "Brilla la Navidad" parade will begin at 5:00 pm. Sunday, December 10, on the coastal strip in Panama City.
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