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    Coronado Community News

    Noriegaville No More?

    Noriegaville No More?

    Is it possible that Okke Ornstein has finally met his match? When I visited Noreigaville.com this morning, I was met with the following message:   "Sorry, but The Noriegaville News is closed and is not coming back. Some deeply disturbed ...

    2008 Panama Jazz Festival

    2008 Panama Jazz Festival

      Founded by Panamanian pianist Danilo Pérez, the Panama Jazz Festival, which celebrates its 5th birthday January 21 - 26, 2008 was created in order to exchange cultural experiences between the best musicians in the world and the Panamanian people. Perez’s vision has guided the ...

    The threat of residential tourism in Panama

    The threat of residential tourism in Panama

       (from La Prensa, translated into English by Google) ELIMINATION OF INCENTIVES.  Residential Tourism is a term widely used, but an ambiguous meaning that is not properly defined the phenomenon of retirees who choose to Panama as a destination to retire.  This ...

    High End Vet Services in Coronado

    High End Vet Services in Coronado

    One of the many conveniences of living in Coronado is having an English speaking Veterinarian in the neighborhood. Dr. Jorge Barriga who runs VETS in Panama City opened a second animal clinic and pet store in Coronado. Over the last few years the Coronado clinic has seen an ...

    Help Provide Food to Needy Families at Christmas

    Help Provide Food to Needy Families at Christmas

    The Coronado Social Association has taken on the task of providing a "canasta / food basket" for a group of needy handicapped individuals and their families for Christmas.  These are NOT only children, but members of the community who are physically or mentally ...

    Ph.D. student works to establish snake center in Panama

    Ph.D. student works to establish snake center in Panama

    Associated Press - November 17, 2007 2:15 PM ET NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - A Ph.D. student at Old Dominion University is trying to establish a research center in jungle in Panama to study snakes. Julie Ray started out studying insects, but turned to snakes when partial ...

    BC Ferry to Pass Through Panama Canal Today

    BC Ferry to Pass Through Panama Canal Today

    New ferry to pass through Panama Canal today Saturday, November 17, 2007 Those interested in B.C. Ferries' latest vessel can view the ship online today as it passes through the Panama Canal. The Coastal Renaissance is scheduled to move through the canal beginning ...

    Luxury Real Estate Regents Come To Panama

    Luxury Real Estate Regents Come To Panama

    (PRLog.Org) – Nov 17, 2007 – PANAMA CITY, Panama – Luxury Real Estate’s Board of Regents announced today its expansion into Panama with BusinessPanama Real Estate. BusinessPanama Real Estate will be the exclusive representative of the Panama territory. ...

    Star clippers ship makes line's first transit of Panama Canal

    Star clippers ship makes line's first transit of Panama Canal

    MIAMI (Nov. 16, 2007) -- Star Flyer made history for Star Clippers yesterday as the first ship in the fleet to transit the Panama Canal. En route to its new homeport in Tahiti, the tall ship first will undergo a three-week drydock in Panama to make the vessel ready for French ...

    James Bond comes to Panama

    James Bond comes to Panama

      Dame Judi Dench confirms 'Bond 22' location According to a report from Yahoo! News UK, Dame Judi Dench’s “M” will head to Panama in the next James Bond picture. The actress said, “‘M’ is off to Panama - there’s a big adventure with James. Mind you, ...

    Panama Gets Tough with Doctors

    Panama Gets Tough with Doctors

    Panama, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) President Martin Torrijos warned public health physicians, in their 11th day of a strike for a salary increase, that the government would begin today, Friday, to deduct time absent from their pay and would hire temporary ...

    Panama's inflation rate the highest in 4 years

    Panama's inflation rate the highest in 4 years

    Nov. 15 (Bloomberg) -- Panama's inflation rose at the fastest pace in more than 14 years last month because of increased costs for transportation and housing and utilities. Consumer prices climbed 5.5 percent in October from the same month a year earlier, and rose 0.5 percent from ...

    Panama Canal Quilters Raffle Quilt Winner!

    Panama Canal Quilters Raffle Quilt Winner!

    The winning ticket of the "Tropical Rainforest " quilted wall hanging was drawn on 28 October at the "Who's New" bazaar at the Continental Hotel.  The winner was Karen Dertien, a teacher at Balboa Academy. Congratulations to her and many thanks to all those who so generously participated in the ...

    Four groups bid for major Panama canal contract

    Four groups bid for major Panama canal contract

    PANAMA CITY, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Four multinational construction groups are vying to build a third set of locks for the Panama Canal, the biggest part of a $5.25 billion expansion of the waterway, a canal official said on Thursday. The companies will compete to design and build a set of ...

    Panama Canal Lures Bidders

    Panama Canal Lures Bidders

    Nov. 15 (Bloomberg) -- The Panama Canal Authority said four consortiums submitted papers indicating they plan to bid on a $3.2 billion contract to install new locks in the waterway. The groups include 30 companies in 13 countries, the authority said today in an e-mailed statement. ...

    Panama-Coosemupar suspends delivery of bananas

    Panama-Coosemupar suspends delivery of bananas

    Since last Monday, Coosemupar (Cooperative of banana producers in Puerto Armuelles-Panama) suspended banana deliveries to Chiquita as a request of the Manager Hirisnel Sucre. One month ago, Coosemupar and Chiquita reviewed the business contract to improve its conditions and prices according to ...

    Panama's Inflation Rate Highest in 14 Years

    Panama's Inflation Rate Highest in 14 Years

    Nov. 15 (Bloomberg) -- Panama's inflation rose at the fastest pace in more than 14 years last month because of increased costs for transportation and housing and utilities. Consumer prices climbed 5.5 percent in October from the same month a year earlier, and rose 0.5 percent from ...

    Free Trade Pacts With Perú, Panamá and Colombia

    Free Trade Pacts With Perú, Panamá and Colombia

    International free trade received a big boost of support when the House of Representatives approved a United States trade agreement with Peru, an important goal for the government of Alan Garcia. Panama and Colombia are also awaiting similar decisions. The bipartisan ...

    Children's Orchestra Play Local Concert

    Children's Orchestra Play Local Concert

    With the ongoing commitment to benefit education and better opportunities for the children of Panama, the Coronado Club is hosting a series of concerts featuring the Children’s Orchestra of Panama,  Orchestra Juvenile Istmeña. The upcoming concert this coming Friday November 9th will ...

    Law 41 gives additional boost to real estate boom in Panama

    Law 41 gives additional boost to real estate boom in Panama

    Law 41', recently passed by Panama's National Assembly, created a stir throughout the region earlier this month as savvy investors recognized its potential to give a further boost to the already booming real estate market in the Republic of Panama. In addition, current sales prices are ...