Monday March 16th 2020 the Government of Panama is restricting the entry of foreigners only nationals and foreigners with residency in the country can enter Panama.
The Minister of Health, Rosario Turner , reported this March 12th 2020 that in 24 hours cases of Coronavirus in Panama have doubled.
The first case of Covid-19 in Panama has been confirmed by the Health Minister, and the President via his Twitter account. The 40-year-old Panamanian woman arrived in Panama from Madrid.
While we welcome the breeze blowing and wave good bye to the rainy days, let’s take a look at downsides to dry season in Panama.
The National Migration Service (SNM) reported on Wednesday July 24 that Panama will temporarily suspend tourism cards for Cubans.
Saturday, July 20 Panama became the first country in Central America to enforce a law prohibiting the use of plastic bags in supermarkets, pharmacies, and retail outlets.
One of Panama’s biggest allure is the country’s abundant wildlife! Developed cities in Panama like Panama City’s Cinta Costera and the Pacific Beach town of Coronado offer wildlife sightings.
Sunday April 14th, Palm Sunday, brought hundreds of Catholics together in churches across Panama for the start of Holy Week in the country.
In a recent interview with CNN’s Rafael Romo, president Varela spoke about the upcoming elections on May 5th in Panama explaining Panama has built a democracy and elections will be transparent.
Thursday April 11th President Varela received executives from China Eastern airline, to "evaluate the possibilities of greater connectivity between Panama and Shanghai."
Panama announced Thursday that they will submit a bill in order to guarantee the legal security of Cobre Panama, a large copper mine being completed in Colon.
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Panama will hold it’s general elections to elect a new President and Vice President on May 5, 2019. With the upcoming election polls show corruption is a top voters concern.
Last week Carnival took over the streets of Panama. While most try to avoid this Panamanian holiday, Coronado resident Steve Most and friends went right to the action!
President Juan Carlos Varela, met with his Paraguayan counterpart, Mario Abdo Benitez in the Government Palace, February 14th 2019.
Panama will face the five-time World Cup champion, Brazil in an international soccer friendly that will take place in Porto, Portugal March 23rd 2019.
Jellyfish have arrived on the Pacific coast of Panama. Read about Panama’s Jellyfish season and tips for treating stings here ( FIY urine is no longer the go-to for jellyfish stings).
Panama has not played in the Caribbean Series since February 14, 1960, but now their back, and making history.
The Vice President of Panama Isabel de Saint Malo de Alvarado, will meet with the Secretary of State of the United States, Michael Pompeo to discuss "commercial exchange, security, and innovation."
Panamanian baseball legend Mariano Rivera will attend the inaugural ceremony of the Caribbean Series of 2019, Monday at the Rod Carew Stadium in Panama City.
December 20th is a "Day of National Reflection" in Panama, as the country remembers the 1989 invasion lead by the United States.