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    Upcoming spay clinic in San Jose

    Upcoming spay clinic in San Jose

    February 9th will bring the next Spay the Stray Clinic to the beach area. The clinic, that offers sterilization for dogs and cats at a reduced cost will take place in San Jose, San Carlos.

    Rotary Fun Rally & Car Show

    Rotary Fun Rally & Car Show

    February 2nd 2019 The Rotary Club of Playa Coronado invites you to the first “Fun Rally / Car-Show” at The Village Mall in Coronado!

    Kid’s Class is back in Coronado!!

    Kid’s Class is back in Coronado!!

    The EL Litoral will come back with a Kid’s Class for children 2 years old to 4 years old. The class will be held every Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. starting on the 23rd of January 2019.

    Panama make Time’s top 52

    Panama make Time’s top 52

    Each year the New York Times releases an article with 52 destinations to escape to. This year, a few resorts on Panama’s Pacific Coast made us #4.

    Martyrs Day honors Panamanian civilians

    Martyrs Day honors Panamanian civilians

    January 9th is a national holiday in Panama. It is a day called "Martyrs Day," meant to pay tribute to a group of Panamanians, made up of students and civilians, who lost their lives in 1964.

    Las Cajones: The Chame Canyons

    Las Cajones: The Chame Canyons

    Los Cajones de Chame is a canyon formed by the rushing waters of the Chame River. You will find this natural wonder located in the town of El Jobo.

    El Litoral 2019 wellness calendar

    El Litoral 2019 wellness calendar

    What is your New Year’s resolution? Does it involve taking care of your soul, body and mind? If so, you might want to try one of the classes at El Litoral.

    Panama National News

    Volunteers collect 33,000 pounds of trash

    Volunteers collect 33,000 pounds of trash

    As part of the "Days in the Diocese" activities preceding the Pope’s arrival 33,000 pounds of garbage were collected from the Costa del Este boardwalk in Juan Diaz.

    Over 7 million loss from blackout

    Over 7 million loss from blackout

    According from information from the Center for Economic Studies of the Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama Sunday’s six hour blackout could leave a loss of $7.8 million.

    Blackout affects Central America

    Blackout affects Central America

    Were you without Power January 20th? Well, apparently you were not alone! A blackout affected several countries in Central America including Panama, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Guatemala.

    Finance Ministry anticipates WYD profits

    Finance Ministry anticipates WYD profits

    The Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) anticipates multimillion dollar profits for Panama from World Youth Day (WYD) taking place from January 22nd to January 27th 2019.

    The Parade of a Thousand Polleras 2019

    The Parade of a Thousand Polleras 2019

    Las Mil Polleras, is an annual parade that takes to the street of Las Tablas in the month of January. This year the 9th edition of the event took place January 12th 2019.

    Bloomberg on First Quantum in Panama

    Bloomberg on First Quantum in Panama

    As the Canadian copper company First Quantum Minerals Ltd. gears up for their new project, Cobre Panama, Bloomberg weighs in, saying bondholders should benefit.

    Pope’s route and lane inversion

    Pope’s route and lane inversion

    The announcement of the pope’s route through Panama City as part of World Youth Day (WYD) was announced Thursday, January 10th.

    Were there ancient divers in Panama?

    Were there ancient divers in Panama?

    After the examination of an ancient skull from a Pre-Columbian burial ground, bioarchaeologists believe Panama’s Pacific coast may have been home to a group of ancient male divers.

    Merca Panama now open

    Merca Panama now open

    As of today, Wednesday, January 2, Merca Panama began operations on vía Cincuentenario,, after the Government of Panama ordered the definitive closure of the Central Agricultural Market of Curundú.

    3-day public office closure

    3-day public office closure

    The Panamanian government has ordered the closure of public offices from noon on Wednesday 23 and until Friday 25 January 2019 in the districts of Panama and San Miguelito for World Youth Day (WYD).

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    Why Panama made Vogue in 2019

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    Baby sea turtles go home!

    Baby sea turtles go home!

    The Ministry of Environment of Los Santos announced the release of 450 hatchlings, Wednesday December 5th 2018. The baby turtles born in the Las Cañas refuge, were Olive Ridley turtles.

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    Young children often fight off daily naps like it’s the worst punishment you could inflict on their tiny lives. Meanwhile, most adults would gladly take the opportunity for some midday shut eye.

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    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM: Coronado Kid's Class @ El Litoral

    • 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM: Blble Study - Coronado Bible Church

    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM: Picasso Community Happy Hour

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