At the Boquete Jazz & Blues Festival, February 25 through 28, 2016, you’ll get an insider’s view of the magic that happens when artists who play well together, well, play together for four days and nights.
The Rincon del Chef Christmas Bazaar is on today until 8:00 p.m. Stop by for some fresh eats, cool drinks, entertainment & shopping! To get the crowd into the Christmas Sprit, The Coronado International School will be preforming Carols at 5:00 p.m.
Caitlin McNaughton, a 21-year old Zoology and Environmental Studies student from Ohio Wesleyan University, is in Panama studying the Geoffroy's tamarin (Saguinus geoffroyi). The Geoffroy's tamarin is also called a Tití monkey here in Panama.
Disney Magic Moments is in Panama this holiday season, for a free parade through the city. The event will take place Sunday December 6 starting at 1:00 p.m. on the Cinta Costera.
The number of Cuban immigrants arriving in Puerto Obaldia has been increasing rapidly. Monday, it was reported that the large number of immigrants arriving daily is overwhelming the small town.
The Juan Carlos Varela government has begun studies on the possibility of constructing a rail road system system between La Chorrera and David.
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QUOTE: “The proper behavior all through the holiday season is to be drunk! This drunkenness culminates on New Year’s Eve, when you get so drunk, you kiss the person you’re married to!” --P. J. O’Rourke
Climate experts announced this Sunday that the recent drought associated with the El Niño weather phenomenon will continue. In recent years, drought has been a main factor in reduced crop production across Central America.
Aldo De Martino is professional hair stylist from Italy. With over 21 years of experience in the beauty industry, Aldo is the owner and lead stylist at Saloon Hair Wellness in Coronado.
The largest conference for climate change in the world will take place in Paris on November 30 2015. Panama is sending what some have called a “mega delegation”. When you hear the list of people attending, it is clear why.
Black Friday, which is considered to be the start of the holiday shopping season, is tomorrow (Friday Nov. 27). However, some commercial centers have started the festivities a day early, calling today “Grey Thursday.”
This morning the National Civil Protection System (Sinaproc) of Panama confirmed a meteorite landed in the pacific ocean this morning, Tuesday 24 November 2015, off the coast of Puerto Armuelles, Chiriqui.
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Saturday, November 21st, Foundation Tortuguias, a non-governmental organization with a focus on marine turtles in Panama, released 288 newly hatched Olive Ridley baby turtles into the wild!
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Coiba is the largest of the group of islands and islets in the National Park bearing the same name. Coiba National Parks is one of the most visited in Panama.
In 2007, Kent Davis of Panama Equity published an essay called This document was downloaded by more than 14,000 people. alled Blood On The Streets: Everything That's Wrong With Panama Real Estate Agents And Why I'm One Of Them.
The first genetically modified animals designed for human consumption that recently received approval from the FDA, are being raised here in Panama.
By: Kara Patrick
In the wake of the recent terrorist attacks occurring in Beirut, Lebanon, Paris, Baghdad and Iraq, humanity is uniting. Globally world leaders have come together standing strong on their promises to help Syrian refugees.
If you have been to the Bouquete Jazz & Blues festival you might know that the festival has been called the “biggest little festival in the world.” Each year the festival grows stronger, catching the attention of performers and music lovers alike, from North, Central and South America.
Local talent and artists in our beach communities have a unique opportunity to display and sell their work. Local residents can enjoy that unique opportunity to find original handcrafted Christmas gifts for family and friends.
Luna Rossa, located in Coronado across from La Cosita, has announced new their new hours! The Italian restaurant, owned by Lisa Cappelli & Stelvio Pacchini will now be opening on Mondays!
By: Kate Anthony
I have always been a seeker of the spiritual realm. Constantly looking for new ways to connect spiritually, I knew intuitively that my body, mind and emotions would improve. In many ways this is why I chose to become a nurse, to help, to heal, to nurture.
For the first time Panama will join in an annual global march advocating for action against climate change. The event takes place each year in major cities all over the world.
Starting November 28, Panama City is planning to transform the Cinta Costera to include an ice skating rink. "Christmas Ice World" will cost the country about 2 million dollars. The event, organized by the Gaitan Bros will run until early January 2016.
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QUOTE: “What has impressed me the most about the Italians whose tables we’ve sat at is that they are traditional cooks but also outrageously innovative. These people are wild improvisers.” --Frances Mayes, Author of “Under the Tuscan Sun”
The World Travel Awards celebrated their 22nd anniversary with a Latin America Travel Gala that took place last month in Bogota, Colombia. At the event Panama, and national companies in Panama, took home six World Travel Awards.