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    Six most affordable retirement havens

    Six most affordable retirement havens

       {mosgooglecenter}    The cost of quality retirement living options in the United States has risen well beyond the budget of the average would-be retiree. The current meltdown in U.S. housing costs doesn´t change this fact. Most Americans are worried they´ll never ...

    GDP: Panama Best, Mexico Worst

    GDP: Panama Best, Mexico Worst

       {mosgooglecenter}    Panama and Peru are the stars of economic growth in Latin America, while Mexico, Ecuador, El Salvador an Venezuela are the top losers. Panama will continue to have Latin America's highest economic growth, while Mexico will have the ...

    10 Frustrations of Living in Panama

    10 Frustrations of Living in Panama

       {mosgooglecenter}    Hate is too strong a word and one I reserve only in association with things I truly despise, like movies with Ed Norton and mayonnaise. Heck, I’ll even sometimes say I hate Bon Jovi, but I don’t really mean it. So while I don’t “hate” ...

    Panama’s Secret Natural Attractions

    Panama’s Secret Natural Attractions

       {mosgooglecenter}    Although just 30,000+ square miles, roughly the size of South Carolina, Panama has plenty of unexplored spaces.  Approximately 35% of the country is sheltered by National Parks and protected areas.  Unlike more touristy eco-destinations, a ...

    Tropical decay blights McCain's Panama birthplace

    Tropical decay blights McCain's Panama birthplace

       {mosgooglecenter}    COCO SOLO, Panama (Reuters) - John McCain's birthplace in Panama was an idyllic tropical posting for U.S. sailors that the Republican presidential candidate speaks fondly of but the Caribbean port has crumbled into poverty and ...

    Powered Paragliders to Set Record for Leukemia and Cancer

    Powered Paragliders to Set Record for Leukemia and Cancer

    {mosimage}Remy Swaab, the founder of the Panama Paramotor Association, along with a team of 7 flyers who will be joining him from around the world are getting ready to set a world record for Powered Paragliders in Panama. The team is planning to fly from the Atlantic Ocean t the Pacific, over ...

    Local Firefighters Express Concerns

    Local Firefighters Express Concerns

    ***************************** Story by Vicente Guzmán. Translation by Word for Word providing translations and language classes to this community ...

    Buyer beware, Panama real estate information at a premium

    Buyer beware, Panama real estate information at a premium

       {mosgooglecenter}    It's no secret that the game of real estate is often one that revolves around the control of information, and in Panama due to a number of factors at play, the disadvantages that result from a restricted flow are significantly ...

    New Arts Center offers free classes to locals in Panama

    New Arts Center offers free classes to locals in Panama

    The new Center for the Arts at Finca La Maya is offering free courses to local residents in Panama. Currently, most schools cannot afford to hire teachers or provide materials for English or Arts instruction. The new resorts and communities in Panama are developing extremely fast ...

    Corvallis company hired to expand Panama Canal

    Corvallis company hired to expand Panama Canal

       {mosgooglecenter}    Every time Garry Higdem takes a night flight to Panama on business, he gets a graphic reminder of what he’s there to do. Coming in over the Pacific side of the isthmus, he looks down on as many as 95 ships waiting ...

    Why the Dollar is good for Panama

    Why the Dollar is good for Panama

       {mosgooglecenter}    The weak Dollar is not a bad thing for companies and individuals looking to invest or relocate business to Panama. It makes investing here more affordable than ever. Investors, tourists and executives visiting Panama ...

    Urban Composter Design Competition for Panama Casco Viejo

    Urban Composter Design Competition for Panama Casco Viejo

    A urban agriculture program underway in Panama City's old quarter is sponsoring a design competition for the perfect balcony-sized composter. Designs must be compact, simple to build out of local materials, cost less than $25 to construct and fit within the character of the ...

    An Insurance Broker With a Personal Touch

    An Insurance Broker With a Personal Touch

    VIP INSURANCE CORP.- is an independent brokerage, with 10 agents. As a broker, VIP INSURANCE CORP.- is able to shop the best rate and coverage for thier clients from all the insurance companies in Panama. Hernando Vasquez, the Operations Manager,  has been working in the insurance business  ...

    Keeping Your Eye on Coronado Roads

    Keeping Your Eye on Coronado Roads

    *************************************** The Following article was published in Asociación de Residentes de Playa Coronado, Aňo 1. No. 1 Marzo 2008. It has been tranlated from Spanish by Word for Word Language Services ...

    Paragliders Will Make Bid for World Record

    Paragliders Will Make Bid for World Record

       {mosgooglecenter}    PANAMA CITY, April 4, 2008, 2008 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- People involved in any sport are always looking for a new challenge. They want to go faster, higher, or farther than anyone before them. An historic charity event is giving Powered ...