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First Quantum Minerals to Commission $5.5b Panama Copper Project | Weekly News Roundup, May 19th, 2017

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Five Great Ways to Stay Fit in Panama

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Whether you’re visiting Panama, relocating to Panama, or retiring in Panama, if you’re into fitness, you’ll want to keep up your routine while here. Panama is known for its laid-back, relaxed lifestyle, beaches, and year-round warm weather, but that doesn’t mean it’s not a place for active people. On the contrary, Panama is great for getting in shape, staying fit, and living a healthy lifestyle, no matter what the pace. Here are five examples of ways to do it. Continue reading »

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Pittsburgh to Panama? Airport Authority in Talks With Copa Airlines | Weekly News Roundup, May 12th, 2017

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The Hub of The Americas: How Panama leads the way in shipping and logistics

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Panama has long been known as the “hub of the Americas”, and one of the most significant transportation and logistics countries in the world. Panama has some of the most international flights leaving and arriving (connections or otherwise) in the world, and certainly the region, with more being added every year. Panama also facilitates the world’s biggest ships, and plays a part in practically every facet of global, sea-based trade in the western hemisphere, especially cross-oceanic trade. This distiction, as the “hub of the Americas”, is more than just a marketing ploy, too. Panama’s role as a travel, trade, and logistics hub has both built its economy, and continues to help sustain it now and into the future. Continue reading »

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Del Monte to invest more than 100 million in Panama | Weekly News Roundup, April 28th, 2017

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Getting Around in Panama: How to use transportation at any budget

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How to get around in Panama can be a quandary if you’re not familiar with the country, whether as a visitor or an expat. It’s a country full of transportation options, which can get confusing to any newcomer, and even a bit exhausting. Panama is a rapidly growing country where modes of transportation change (and grow) practically year-to-year. To stay on top of the best ways to get around, we’ve compiled an easy guide to help get you where you need to go, and at any budget. Here are our suggestions on how to do it best! Continue reading »

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Copa Announces Non-Stop Route from PTY to Denver | Weekly News Roundup, April 21st, 2017

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Panama for Beginners: The basics on relocating to Panama

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Relocating to Panama can be a life-changing decision for so many people, for so many different reasons. Whatever your motivation is, relocating to Panama has so much to offer you, especially if you know how to plan, and know what to expect. It’s a big process, with lots of lessons to learn along the way, and a lot of information to take in. If you’re just starting your research into why Panama may be right for you, you’re not alone. One of the biggest parts of relocating to Panama is the initial information gathering stage. You need to know a bit more about the country, what your life will be like there, and what to expect from other expat experiences. Here are some of the basics we think are the most beneficial to know if relocation’s in your plans, and Panama’s at the top of your list. Continue reading »

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The Evolution of Panama City | Weekly News Roundup, April 14th, 2017

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Isla Taboga: Panama City’s island oasis

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Whether you’re living in Panama City or just visiting, you’ve probably heard about Isla Taboga, or at least seen it from the flight in. Isla Taboga is a relatively small island that’s just off the coast of Panama City in the Bay of Panama. It’s about a 30-minute ferry ride from the Balboa Yacht club at the mouth of the canal, and many city-base boating enthusiasts and boat owners choose to go on their own, or with friends as a day trip. Due to its proximity to the city, Isla Taboga is the go-to spot for a day out on the beach, where you can really feel like you’ve escaped from it all. Routinely, Isla Taboga is the #1 most visited destination during national holidays, a mark it’s sure to meet this holiday weekend. Continue reading »

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