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    Useful Information for Expats

    First Blood Donation Campaign Sees Successful Launch in Coronado

    First Blood Donation Campaign Sees Successful Launch in Coronado

    The Pana-Expat "Blood For Everyone!" Campaign launched its first ever Blood Donation Drive in Coronado this Saturday. This campaign is a merging of Panama's National Blood Program, Hospital Santo Tomas, Hospital del Nino, FUGSAVINI, and several Expat Organizations. The campaign has 3 goals; ...

    Reduce, Reuse, Recycle... Including Septic Tank Waste???

    Reduce, Reuse, Recycle... Including Septic Tank Waste???

    Many of us who have moved to Panama are still bothered by the large amounts of garbage here. It's literally everywhere! But, believe it or not, recycling is in Panama, and it is moving further out into the countryside. Locally, Panama Coast International School in Gorgona now has a recycle ...

    Can I Really Live in Panama on $1000 a Month??

    Can I Really Live in Panama on $1000 a Month??

      Several weeks ago we posted an article about what it is really like to live in Panama from an expat's perspective.  We addressed where people chose to live, the experiences of their actual move, and the emotional side of living in a foreign country.  However, we are continually ...

    PCIS Students Open a Recycling Center in Gorgona

    PCIS Students Open a Recycling Center in Gorgona

    The High School students of Panama Coast International School have announced the Grand Opening of VeVerde, the first ever recycling center in Gorgona!  We met with them to find our more…Reporter: You are opening a recycling center!  How did you come up with the ...

    An Urgent Message about Auto Insurance in Panama

    An Urgent Message about Auto Insurance in Panama

    VIP INSURANCEwas notified by the Insurance Companies and the Transit Authority that the transit police and the National Police will be joining efforts so all information on auto insurance policies will be  inserted in the PELE POLICE ...

    Metro Panama – Subway System comes to Panama

    Metro Panama – Subway System comes to Panama

    The Government of Panama has rolled out a plan for a subway system to cover highly trafficked areas through Panama City. The subway, called Metro Panama, will travel above and below ground covering 14 kilometers and 13 stations from Los Andes to Albrook Terminal. The project which also includes ...

    So You Think You Might Be Having a Stroke…….

    So You Think You Might Be Having a Stroke…….

    It’s that call you never think about and never want to get!  The phone rings, and your daughter tells you that your husband has just had a stroke!! Jack left Panama the 12th of July for a job interview in Orlando.  When the phone rang, I thought it was his usual morning call ...

    New Road Between Altos del Maria and El Valle

    New Road Between Altos del Maria and El Valle

    On Sunday, 12 September, a ceremony was held in Altos del Maria to celebrate the grand opening of the road between Altos and El Valle. Our thanks go out to Mr.Melo and his Altos del Maria staff who did a fabulous job!  The festivities began at Sienna Park with delicious BBQ Salchichas and ...

    Medical Tourism to Panama is on the increase.

    Medical Tourism to Panama is on the increase.

    With the rising cost of health care in First world countries, and medical systems burdened in bureaucracy,  many people are finding it cheaper and easier to travel to another country to have their medical needs met. With an aging baby boomer world population, the medical tourism industry has ...