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The 5 Best Things to Do in Panama in 2017

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We’re off to a great start here in Panama in 2017 so far, and this year looks to be a great one when it comes to living in Panama or visiting Panama. As a country that’s always on the go, there’s plenty of new things to do and explore each year. In the spirit of Carnaval, and a fresh start, here are our top 5 best things we think you should do in Panama in 2017. Let us know if we missed anything! Continue reading »

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Panama registers 8% increase in 2016 bunker sales | Weekly News Roundup, Feb. 17th, 2017

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Enjoy Carnaval in Panama: Your quick guide to a long weekend of events

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Carnaval is almost here, and that means lots of fun and culturally exciting events here in Panama! You’ve heard about the parties, and the water hoses, and the music, but did you know that there’s also a lot of deep cultural significance to these yearly celebrations? Panama is alive with things to do during Carnaval days, and you’re sure to find something you love, no matter what your tastes or budget. To help guide you along the way, here are some of the best ways, we believe, you should spend Carnaval. Continue reading »

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Kraków hosts organizers of 2019 World Youth Days in Panama | Weekly News Roundup, Feb. 10th, 2017

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Retiring in Panama: Five places that are ideal for relocating retirees

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Have you considered retiring in Panama? Have you already made your decision, but not sure exactly where in Panama you should retire to? With so many great communities here for retirees, you’ve got lots to look over and consider before you make the move. We fully recommend that before making any big decisions about moving, you come visit these places for yourself. That being said, here are five of our favorite places that we think are ideal for retires in Panama. Continue reading »

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All That Jazz: Experience Boquete, Panama’s Jazz and Blues Festival

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We’re full-swing into Summer here in Panama, and that means it’s festival season! If you’re visiting Panama, or live here year round, you’re going to have lots on your plate in February and March. One of the most popular festivals in Panama, especially for music lovers, is the Boquete Jazz and Blues Festival. It’s a can’t miss cultural experience that brings together some of the great international artists, as well as the expat community, and Panama’s music community together. The festival runs from Thursday, February 9th, to Sunday, February 12th. It takes place mostly at the amphitheater in Valle Escondido, a large resort and golf community development, right in the heart of Boquete. There are also various events throughout town, as well as open mic nights at local bars, and even parades. Continue reading »

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Odebrecht Pulls Out of Panama Canal Bridge Tender Amid Probe | Weekly News Roundup, Feb. 3rd, 2017

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Panama Charges 17 People Linked to Odebrecht Bribe Case | Weekly News Roundup, Jan. 28th.

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Building the Ultimate Panama Road Trip, A Step-By-Step Guide

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Panama is a small country, geographically speaking, which makes going end-to-end a reasonable goal for adventurers. You can literally travel from one border to the next in less than a full day. This makes Panama perfect for road trips, and allows for seeing so much the country has to offer, without ever having to board a plane, or go long distances. Road trips are fun, and if you plan them out right, can be an extremely efficient way to see the most of Panama, and get to know its people. All you need to do is set your goals for what you want to get out of it, schedule the right amount of time, and be prepared for surprises all along the way. Here are some pointers to get you on the right track (or better yet, road)! Continue reading »

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Panama’s World Youth Day to be held Jan. 22-27, 2019 | Weekly News Roundup, Jan. 20th.

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