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Emirates revives prospect of world’s longest flight to Panama : Weekly News Roundup, April 18th, 2018

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How to Enjoy Panama’s Casco Viejo on a Budget

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Panama’s Casco Viejo neighborhood is one of the city’s most popular tourist attractions. It’s also home to the seat of Panama’s government, and one of the hottest areas for both residential and commercial real estate. In other words, Casco is the “place to be”, and that means that by nature, prices for goods and services tend to be higher. Casco has lots of luxury options when it comes to dining, shopping, and seeing the sights, but there are also some great deals to be had, too! If you want to see the best of Casco on a budget, here are some easy-to-follow tips. Check it out!
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Air China Begins Fifth Freedom Route Between Houston and Panama City : Weekly News Roundup, April 10th, 2018

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Panama: A relocation checklist for newcomers

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Planning on relocating to Panama for work or retirement? There’s a lot to consider, and it can be overwhelming to any newcomer. Before you move, it’s important to get all your ducks in a row, so to speak, to better prepare yourself. To help you out and get started, here’s what we recommend.
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IFF Panama: Festival Reveals 2018 Primera Mirada Lineup : Weekly News Roundup, April 3rd, 2018

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Think “rainy season” isn’t a great time to visit Panama? Think again!

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You may have heard of the “rainy season”, “wet season”, or “green season” in the tropics, and if you’re looking at Panama as a tourism or relocation destination, we’re sure it’s on that list. Rain is a just a part of life in the tropics, and something that keeps the air moist, the landscapes green, and the fruits ripe and plentiful. Panama’s green season (a more apt name) is a time of natural flourishing. It’s when Panama gets its color, and its soul. For many, however, this season may seem like a deterrent from visiting, or something that inhibits you from outdoor activities while on the isthmus. That couldn’t be further from the truth. Here’s why.
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Panama to open an embassy in Jordan as ties set to expand : Weekly News Roundup, March 27th, 2018

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Five Things to See With Just One Week in Panama

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Panama has a lot to offer for visitors, and in a way, this could be a problem if you’ve only got a limited time to spend here. With so much to do in see in such a small country, you’ll be overwhelmed if you try to see it all on your first try. Of course, we recommend multiple trips to Panama, both long and short, but we realize that’s not feasible for everyone. So, in order to get the most out of your one-week trip, here are the five things we recommend to see.
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Spanish, Italian, Chinese construction firms eye projects in Panama : Weekly News Roundup, March 20th, 2018

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Major World Bank Project to Help Panama’s Indigenous

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Panama is a country with a diverse and complicated history when it comes to its indigenous. There are approximately half a million indigenous in Panama, making up around 12% of the total population, split into eight tribes (Embera, Kuna, Ngobe-Bugle, Guayami, Bokota, Talamanca, Teribe, and Wounaan). Despite making up over 10% of the total population, Panama’s indigenous suffer the most poverty per capita of any demographic in the country, and that makes it hard for many of them to live a quality life. For centuries, political and cultural clashes between the indigenous and the government have made progress hard, but things are slowly changing, and are about to get a big leg up from the World Bank.
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