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Panama Starts 2018 with Heavy Blow to Narcotrafficking : Weekly News Roundup, January 27th, 2018

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Top 4 Panama Beaches: how to enjoy both coasts, at any budget

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It’s dry season in Panama, or what locals know as “Summer”, and that means it’s beach time! In theory, you can enjoy Panama’s beaches year-round, but the dry season is especially popular as it’s almost wall-to-wall sun, and many Panamanians are on summer breaks from school and work. With so many beaches on two coasts (Pacific and Caribbean) to choose from, it’s impossible to see them all, even if you live here. This is why we’ve come up with a quick list of our top 5 favorites. Here they are, in no specific order:
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EU to remove Panama, Korea, UAE, 5 others from tax haven blacklist : Weekly News Roundup, January 20th, 2018

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Panama City’s Jazz Fest Shines for Another Year

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Arts and culture in Panama are immensely popular for both veteran expats, newcomers, and locals. Panama has a rich history of performing arts, specifically its music. As the crossroads of two oceans, and two continents, much of what makes up Panama’s music culture is a mix of many different sounds and traditions from all across the world. There’s a Spanish tradition, an indigenous tradition, a Caribbean tradition, and a North American tradition that all pour into the musical fabric of the country. Because of this, and because Panama is actively trying to draw more big events to the city, the Panama Jazz Festival is an important cultural marker.
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US ambassador to Panama resigns, says cannot serve Trump : Weekly News Roundup, January 12th, 2018

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Four Reasons to Visit Panama in 2018

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Panama has a bit of everything when it comes to tourism, which is why so many people visit each year, for long and short-term stays. There’s natural wonder, big city sights, shopping, and culture around every turn. That being said, there are always new reasons to visit, especially as the country evolves and changes, getting better each year. This year, 2018, is no different. Here are our top four picks on why!
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Panama Extradites Former Mexican Governor Accused of Corruption. : Weekly News Roundup, January 5th, 2018

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Visiting Panama on a Budget? Here’s how to do it best!

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Planning on moving to Panama or retiring in Panama? You’re going to want to visit first. For many people, budgets are tight when it comes to international travel, especially if you want to do a lot, and see a lot before making your decision to move. With so much to see in Panama, planning a full trip at a great price is important. Luckily for you, it’s also very doable, and with just a bit of preparation, can be done without a hitch. From lodging to transportation, food and entertainment, and excursions for the whole family, you’ll be able to find the perfect exploration trip, without breaking the bank. Here are some tips on how to do it.
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Panama Canal Authority Responds to Bloomberg Article : Weekly News Roundup, December 26th, 2017

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Playa Venao: Panama’s hidden gem on the Azuero coast

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Panama’s beaches have always been a source of pleasure and relaxation for locals, tourists, and full and part-time expats. Panama is famous for its dual coastlines that stretch the width of the entire country on both the Pacific and Caribbean, and a few names always pop out as the most popular: Coronado, Isla Grande, Las Lajas, San Carlos, Santa Catalina, and now…Playa Venao. If you’ve lived in Panama for even a short time, you’ve most likely heard of it, but may not have been there yet. This is because for a long time, Playa Venao was a well-kept secret for locals from the Azuero, and some die-hard surfers and nature enthusiasts. Now, the beach is coming full swing into the fold becoming an eco-tourist hot spot, and soon, a popular location to live and retire to as well. Here’s why.
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