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Panama Consumer Prices Up 0.7 Percent yr/yr in June | Weekly News Roundup, July 14th, 2017

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Chinese-Belgian Consortium Wins Panama Cruise Terminal Contract

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After a long and arduous bidding process, a consortium formed from Belgium’s “Jan de Nula” and China’s “China Harbour Engineering Co.” won a $165 million contract to design and build a new cruise terminal in Panama. The terminal, which will be built at the Pacific entrance of the canal, will house international cruise ships adjacent to Panama City, something that has been in planning for quite some time now. The consortium, called Cruceros del Pacifico, is expected to complete the entire process within two years, hoping to make it fully functional by the end of 2019. The Panama Maritime Authority will be in charge of the overseeing of the project, and the terminal’s operation once complete.
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Fresh off its crazy Canal expansion, Panama is Central America’s new travel star | Weekly News Roundup, July 7th, 2017

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Retiring in Panama: How to enjoy your golden years on the Isthmus

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Retiring in Panama should be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life. Panama is full of adventure, relaxation, and great people to enjoy it with. It’s also going to take a bit of getting used to, and that’s perfectly normal. When planning your retirement in Panama, you may think you’ve got all your bases covered, but inevitably, when you’re here, you’ll adapt with your own first-hand experiences, trials, and triumphs. To make things just a bit easier, here are some tips on how to get the most out of your retirement in Panama. Continue reading »

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Denver is Working Towards Becoming a Sister City with Panama City | Weekly News Roundup, June 30th, 2017

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5 Ways Your Life Will Change in Panama

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Moving to Panama is a choice that many people make for many reasons, however there’s one that connects them all: change. Whether it’s retiring in Panama, working in Panama, becoming a digital nomad in Panama, or just taking time to live in a different culture, your life will change in Panama (mostly for the better). It’s all about stepping out of your comfort zone, exploring the wonders of Panama, and improving your life in a truly unique way. Here are our 5 ways we think your life will change in Panama. Continue reading »

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Investing in Panama Real Estate: Stability is king in this market

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Have you been thinking about investing in Panama? Good call. Panama has had an incredible ten years or so when it comes to foreign investment, and it’s still growing as we speak. One of the biggest areas of growth and profit returns is real estate. Panama’s real estate market has been steadily building on itself for the past 4-5 years, with many new projects still slated, and plenty of investment opportunity spread around all sectors. In real estate, timing is everything, which is why having a stable market opens so many doors. Panama’s market is far less volatile than other popular expat investment countries in the region, and this lends a lot to the value (and returns) on Panama properties. With a stable market, you can buy into Panama real estate without such a high-risk investment. The results, well, they speak for themselves. Continue reading »

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Panama’s Juan Carlos Varela met with US President Donald J. Trump | Weekly News Roundup, June 23rd, 2017

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Island Hopping in Panama: Where to go for a unique, tropical getaway!

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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. Continue reading »

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Youth Choirs Help Clean up Panama City | Weekly News Roundup, June 16th, 2017

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