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What it Takes to be a Well-Rounded Expat in Panama

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What exactly is an expat? This is a question that has been asked (and answered) in many different ways, for many different years. And while the definition may vary depending on the source, we can all agree on one thing: to be a responsible, positive, well-rounded expat, it takes some patience and effort. If you’re planning a move to Panama, or you’re a newer expat and you feel kind of stuck, or frustrated, we understand. Here are some tips to help point you in the right direction, and help you become (or plan on becoming) a well-rounded expat.
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Panama’s ex-president to stop fighting extradition from U.S. : Weekly News Roundup, May 24th, 2018

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Panama dam causes massive fish kill, devastates river communities : Weekly News Roundup, May 17th, 2018

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5 Hot Spots to Buy Real Estate in Panama

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Are you looking at investing in real estate in Panama? There are plenty of great options for buying real estate in both the commercial and residential sectors, in many different provinces, cities, and districts spread throughout the entire country. Though the market is full of great buys, and lots of diversity, there are some places that stick out more than others. Here are our top five picks:
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Rubén Blades, Erika Ender, Kafu Banton & More Celebrate Panama in World Cup Song: Watch : Weekly News Roundup, May 10th, 2018

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Pedasi, Panama: A destination on the move

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Panama is full of gorgeous beachside locations. That is certainly not a secret. The thing is, however, with two coasts of beautiful beaches on both the Pacific and Caribbean, there are literally hundreds of towns to put your feet up, catch some waves, or soak in some rays. Picking which one to visit or live in, thanks to this, can be difficult. Luckily, there’s Pedasi. Pedasi, Panama is quickly becoming a go-to destination for travelers looking for the beach experience without all the crowds and traffic, but with everything else that makes Panama’s coastline so special.
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Panama Bunker Sales Rise Again : Weekly News Roundup, May 3rd, 2018

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How to Plan Retirement in Panama

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Are you looking to retire in Panama? Have you been pondering it for a while, but still not sure how to take the next steps? If you feel a bit overwhelmed, or underprepared, don’t worry. This is common for most first-time expats, and completely understandable considering the situation. The good news is, there’s help out there to make the whole process easier. Here are a few tips to get you started. Also, don’t hesitate to contact us personally for more in-depth advice, and working through the legal steps before you come.
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Panamanian Government Supports Panama-David Train Study : Weekly News Roundup, April 26th, 2018

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Investing in Panama for the Future, With Current Returns

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Investing in Panama is a subject often talked about within the international business community, especially for those in Latin America and the Caribbean. Panama has a versatile, diverse business community with investment options that run the gamut as far as industry, volume, type, and returns. One thing almost all investments in Panama have in common, however, is the future. Panama has had a unique economic situation since the transfer of the Panama Canal back in 2000, and more specifically, an economic surge over the last ten years. When the global economy was sinking (mostly) in 2008/2009, Panama was growing. Why? Well, it’s complicated.
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