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How the coronavirus will impact Panama’s economy. : Weekly News Roundup, March 22nd 2020

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Thinking of retiring in Panama? Check out Coronado.

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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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What you need to know before buying or renting property in Panama

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If you’re looking to buy or rent properties in Panama, there are many options to suit any taste or any budget. There are great deals to be had, fantastic areas to live in, and many diverse choices that can fit your need specifically. Just like anywhere else, you need to do a good amount of research and personal introspection before you make your decision when it comes to Real Estate. After all, you’re buying or renting in a foreign country, and you should know the rules before you start.
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Panama declares national emergency for COVID-19 : Weekly News Roundup, March 15th 2020

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Want to retire in Panama? Start here…

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If you’re planning on relocating to or retiring in Panama, chances are you’ll need to do some adjusting. This isn’t to say that it’ll be a bad experience; simply that moving to another country, and another culture, involves a lot of changes in a very short time. Getting personally adjusted to a new life, and new lifestyle, can be extremely rewarding, and actually a lot of fun. Here are some simple tips to help you adjust to Panama, and make your stay, or new life here, much easier:
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Investing in Panama: Check out these key industries

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As the financial year nears its midway point, and you take a look at how your investments have been doing, it’s time to get your next moves in order. If you’re looking to make a splash in international investing, investing in Panama would be a great start, too. That is, if you’re not investing here already. Panama has a very favorable investment climate, which means investing in Panama is a good buy. There are a number of areas to invest in, some riskier than others, but all with growing opportunities as we head into the new year. Here are some of our thoughts on where you should be investing in Panama in 2019, into next year.
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Global warming hits container trade via Panama Canal : Weekly News Roundup, March 8th 2020

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Check out these awesome islands to visit in Panama!

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Panama is full of islands. Known as one of the most diverse tropical countries on earth, Panama has a unique landscape that includes hundreds of the most beautiful islands on both coasts. Whether you’re moving to Panama, or just visiting Panama, checking out the islands is sure to be high on your agenda. With so many islands to pick, you’ll literally never run out of places to go. You may, however, want to narrow down your search. Here are a few of our suggestions for a beautiful Panama island getaway.
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How to open a bank account in Panama!

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Offshore investment remains steady in Panama, and that means lots of opportunities for business and banking. One of the most functional and feasible options in this region when it comes to business, retirement, or relocation is to open a Panama bank account as soon as you can. Panama has long had a reputation for secure offshore banking, and has very favorable laws for both offshore investors, and residents. If you want to open a bank account in Panama, however, you’ll need to do a few things ahead of time to prepare. The process is much easier than practically every country in Latin America, and with a small investment and a good lawyer, this can be done quickly, and painlessly. Here are 5 solid steps you’ll need to take before you open a bank account in Panama:
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Panama Canal freshwater fee increases delays, transit fees; MR freight higher : Weekly News Roundup, February 28th, 2020

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