There was a large explosion Sunday morning in the Las Terrazas de Coronado shopping center in the Chame district, Panama Oeste province. There was damage to a least 10 locals.
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Panama celebrated World Ocean Day 2021 by creating a policy to protect Panama’s ocean diversity. on World Ocean Day, a decree was signed to triple the size of Coiba’s marine protected area.
The Ministry of Commerce and Industries (MICI) says mining will be an “important pillar of the country’s post-pandemic economy," designating 25,000 hectares of protected land for mining concessions. ...
The Panama digital nomad visa announcement comes as the traditional office, a pillar of our pre-pandemic work-life, continues to crumble.
Panamanian singer-songwriter Rubén Blades, has teamed up with MarVida in a campaign to raise awareness on the need to reduce the consumption of single-use plastics.
Panama is making changes to the popular Friendly Nations visa. One big change is rather than $5000 USD in a Panamanian bank, you will now need to invest 200K, or prove an employment relationship.
The second phase of the beach corridor project, from Santa Cruz to San Carlos. will not go into construction. The Ministry of Public Works (MOP) spoke to the companies that would carry out the design.
Minister of Health, Luis Francisco Sucre, during the epidemiological report of Covid-19 in Panama, this Tuesday, May 4th, announced an increase in infection in Panama West (Chame and San Carlos).
It is undeniable, Panama is affected by climate change. From flooding and landslides caused by torrential rains to droughts that limit the functioning of the Panama canal.
Foreigners and nationals can now register to be vaccinated against covid-19 in Panama. Foreigners who want to be vaccinated in Panama can apply using their E-cedula or passport.
Ludving Edvarsen, a 72-year-old Norwegian foreigner who has been missing in Panama since March 31st of this year, was found alive in the province of Panama West Wednesday, April 14th, 2021.
The president explained Monday, April 12th 2021 that there is legislation being drawn up to resume classes in Panama. The Blended program will be published this week.
President Laurentino Cortizo confirmed Monday, April 12th, 2021 that at 11:00 a.m. this Tuesday, 77,200 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine from the pharmaceutical company Pfizer will arrive in Panam
Panama’s Minister of education spoke to the possibility of beginning a ’gradual return’ to in-person classes in Panama starting April 12th 2020.
Authorities have announced that Costa Rica will reopen its land borders to arriving tourists starting April 5th, 2021. If you are planning to travel to Costa Rica (by-land) read this first.
Puerto Barú is a port being developed in the Gulf of Chiriquí. The project, which will cost 40 million dollars, aims to improve Panama’s connectivity while taking advantage of nautical tourism.
March 9th, 2020 now former Minister of Health Rosario Turner announced the first case of Covid-19 in a 40-year-old woman who had arrived on March 8. March, from Spain.
As children in Panama head back to school (virtually), parents and educators are speaking up, and many are in favor are reopening schools.
It has been 14 days since the National Assembly approved the summoning of heads of Mides and Senniaf to respond to the abuse of minors living in shelters in Panama.
As of Monday, February 8 the Ministry of Health has confirmed that beaches and restaurants will be open throughout Panama. The cancellation of purchases by gender was also announced.
6,420 People have received the first dose of the vaccine for Covid-19 in Panama. The first shipment of vaccines Panama received was from Pfizer / BioNTech.