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Costa Rica and Panama bust migrant-smuggling ring, arrest dozens : Weekly News Roundup, July 30th 2019

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Live and Retire in Coronado, Panama!

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Panama is rich with natural beauty and modern conveniences, and when it comes to both in one place, Coronado has it. This is one of many reasons why Coronado is one of the best places to retire in Panama. Coronado is a beach town with so much to offer for retirees; you’ll feel right at home. At the same time, you’ll also enjoy the tropical paradise that is the Panamanian Pacific coast. There’s world-class shopping, golf, great restaurants and bars, and of course, a booming real estate market. Coronado is also just an hour’s drive from Panama City, making it an easy trip to Tocumen International Airport, and all of the amenities the capital has to offer.
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Moving to Panama With Kids: What you need to know first!

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When you plan on moving to Panama, for many of us, this means moving with the whole family. And in many cases, that means kids, and kids of all ages. Relocating anywhere with your kids can be tough on the whole family, and it’s understandable. There are so many changes that take place, and it is a big transition, especially when you’re young. But that doesn’t mean that it doesn’t have to be fun. Moving to Panama can be a rewarding, and learning experience for people of all ages, and a great way to bond with your kids. Here are 5 things we recommend knowing, before you move to Panama, to make the transition as fun, and as easy as possible. Continue reading »

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Mapping out the future of Panama City’s metro system : Weekly News Roundup, July 24th 2019

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Relocating to Panama? Master your Spanish in five simple steps!

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No matter what the reason you’re living in Panama for (or even visiting), you’re going to want to know, and learn as much Spanish as possible while you’re here. This is not only a great way to get by, but will endear you to the locals in a way that you can’t do without speaking their native language. Panama is a country of contrasts, cultures, and yes, languages. And that means that lots of languages are spoken, and respected amongst Panama’s inhabitants. Spanish, however, is the country’s official language, as well as its most widely spoken. We recommend you start learning a bit before you arrive, and hitting the ground running once you get here. To make things easier for you, we’ve put together a list of 5 great ways to practice, and master your Spanish while in Panama!
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Why “Green Season” is Still a Great Time of Year to Visit Panama

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Panama is a tropical country with a tropical climate, and that means that throughout the year, the weather is pretty predictable. While some may laugh at that assessment (often, it can rain out of nowhere), the “predictable” part of the weather is that during “green season” it rains, and during “dry season” rain is rare. Because of this seasonal weather, most people choose to visit Panama in the dry season. That’s understandable, however it doesn’t really paint a clear picture of Panama’s potential as a tourist destination year-round. Here are some great things to do during Panama’s wettest time of year. Continue reading »

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The Panama Canal is thirsty. That’s a problem for ocean carriers. : Weekly News Roundup, July 17th 2019

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Art and Culture in Panama: A short guide for expats and visitors

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People who are planning on relocating to Panama, or even just visiting there, have lots of different tastes when it comes to what to do and how to spend their time. Of course, Panama is largely known for its economy, nature and wildlife areas, beaches (and beach resorts), and banking, but those who live here also know it for its magnificent art and culture. If you’re a fan of the arts, and appreciate new cultures and ways of expressing them, then there’s a lot in store for you here in Panama. Here’s where to start, if you’ve recently moved here or just plan on visiting.
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Check out these can’t-miss local landmarks in Panama City!

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Panama City has plenty of must-see landmarks and things to do, but getting to visit them all in one trip can be a challenge. Whether it’s a taste of old world Panama in Casco, or a day spent at the majestic Miraflores Locks, there truly is something for every taste and every budget. So, when you plan your next trip to Panama City, it’s important to know what’s in store for you, and where you should go to get the most out of your time spent there. Here’s a quick list of five of the best must-see landmarks in and around Panama City:
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Panama cut Iran tanker from registry after terrorism alert.: Weekly News Roundup, July 8th 2019

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