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    The future of Surfing in Panama

    The future of Surfing in Panama

    As Argentina’s Santiago Muñiz secures a place in the 2019 Pan Am Games some might be wondering, where will Panama sit as the sport of surfing makes it’s historic debut next year in Lima?

    Feng Shui for your home and head

    Feng Shui for your home and head

    The principle goal of Feng Shui is to find harmony with the energy that binds us. While this might seem a bit abstract, when put in to practice it actually makes a lot of sense!

    Bringing you Pets to Panama

    Bringing you Pets to Panama

    If you are a pet owner thinking about relocating to Panama, you might be wondering if it is possible to relocate your animal without using a costly service.

    ’Rock the Cause’ Spay Benefit

    ’Rock the Cause’ Spay Benefit

    A Spay benefit concert will be held on Saturday September 1st, from 1:00 to 6:00 pm at the ¨Pacificview Roadhouse featuring the band Cron. (check out the video!)

    Panama National News

    Global bank acquires Banvivienda

    Global bank acquires Banvivienda

    The acquisition of Banvivienda’s operations will convert Global Bank into an entity of $ 8,433 million in assets, according to the figures of both banks as of June 30.

    Panama shelter dogs for Agricultural k9 unit

    Panama shelter dogs for Agricultural k9 unit

    Recently Panama became the first country in the region to have an agricultural canine unit. With plans to increase the number of dogs in the unit to 24, Panama is seeking qualified doggies.

    National Hemocenter gets a Board

    National Hemocenter gets a Board

    President, Juan Carlos Varela, signed Executive Decree 357 nf September 20, 2018, by which he appointed the members of the Board of Directors for the National Hemocenter.

    Black Week-end is here!

    Black Week-end  is here!

    Panama’s “Black Weekend” starting Friday 14th through Sunday September 16th, will have more participants this year as hotels, car rentals, restaurants and supermarkets join in.

    Over $2.5 million spent on toys

    Over $2.5 million spent on toys

    The Ministry of the Presidency bought 600,000 toys, to the tune of $2,596,068 to be given to " children of different ages who are in situations of poverty" for the Christmas holidays of 2018.

    $120 million in Metro subsidies

    $120 million in Metro subsidies

    The State, through the Metro of Panama, has granted $120 million during 2016, 2017 and 2018, in order to maintain the rate of 35cents to users.

    Parish priest linked to a homicide

     Parish priest linked to a homicide

    The Panamanian Catholic Church separated priest David Cosca from his position as parish priest of the Divina Misericordia church, located in Paitilla

    Sentencing doubled for murder of Catherine Johannet

    Sentencing doubled for murder of Catherine Johannet

    The Public Prosecutor’s office (MP) has announced a change in the sentence against the 18 year old convicted for the murder American, Catherine Medalia Johannet, in Bocas del Toro in February of 2017.

    Blood pressure pill alert

    Blood  pressure pill alert

    The Department of Pharmacy and Drugs of the Ministry of Health (Minsa) issued an alert for “Acepress Irbesartan”, 300 mg, from Stein Laboratories of Costa Rica, used to control blood pressure.

    Other Featured Articles on Playa Community

    Non poluting Water soluble bags

    Non poluting Water soluble bags

    Replacing oil by limestone, a group of Chilean entrepreneurs have managed to manufacture plastic bags and reusable cloth which are water soluble and do not pollute.

    Discover Friendship Park

    Discover Friendship Park

    Two lions guard the entrance to the Panamanian Chinese Friendship Park . One has his paw on a chest while the other protects a puppy. The beasts also protect the peace and quiet in the city.

    World Cup Predictions

    World Cup Predictions

    With the start of the 2018 World Cup just one month away, Panama prepares for their first shot at the trophy

    Panama exhibits coffee in Shanghai

    Panama exhibits coffee in Shanghai

    Representatives of eight Panamanian coffee companies will showcase their best products at the 27th International Exhibition of Equipment and Food Services HOTELEX.

    Easter Beach Brunch recipes

    Easter Beach Brunch recipes

    Celebrating Easter in Coronado Panama? here are some Easter brunch ideas and recipes to enjoy with family and friends.

    National Wild Cat Day

    National Wild Cat Day

    With six species of big cats, Panama is working to ensure the survival of these feline species’ by introducing new legislation, making the first Saturday of each year the National Day of Wild Cats

    The Race For Water Mission

    The Race For Water Mission

    A revolutionary ship, the Odyssey, set sail after spending several days in Panama to continue its journey around the world. The Odyssey is a catamaran, covered with solar panels. The ship is part of the "Race For Water foundation", which among other missions has been working on educating new generations about the impact of pollution in the oceans.

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    Today's Events In Coronado and Panama's Pacific Coast

    • 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM: Hatha Yoga - Multi Level

    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM: Music & Market at Picasso

    • 12:00 PM: Rotary Club - Lunch Nazca 21

    See the complete Events Calendar

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    Azuero Peninsula

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