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Panama Supreme Court Judge Withdraws Draft Ruling Against Marriage : Weekly News Roundup, February 19th, 2018

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A Panama Renaissance in Casco Viejo

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Panama’s historic “old city”, known as Casco Viejo or Casco Antiguo by some, is going through an incredible renaissance these days. It’s the #1 most visited area of the country tourism wise, it’s home to many of Panama’s best restuarants and bars, it has walkable small beaches, plazas, parks, and is where the seat of government resides in the nation. It’s grown, once again, into the cultural and entertainment center of Panama City. But it wasn’t always this way. Casco Viejo has gone through many layers of change over the past few decades. In fact, it’s gone through this time and time again over the past few centuries. Right now, the neighborhood is in full-on boom mode, and more importantly, a cultural renaissance.
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Pope Francis ‘signs up’ for World Youth Day in Panama : Weekly News Roundup, February 12th, 2018

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Four Great Weekend Trips from Panama City!

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Panama City truly is the hub of the Americas, and because of this distinction, receives a lot of international visitors and expats. In Panama, it’s no secret that the city dominates the attention of the country, especially when it comes to business. While tourism to Panama’s interior areas and islands is huge, many city residents (and even tourists) may find themselves without a lot of time to explore the rest of this beautiful country, and on a modest budget. Luckily, due to Panama’s size, finding a cool, relaxing, fun trip for the weekend is easier than you may think. You just need to plan ahead, and know where to go. Here are four of our favorites.
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Panama, Chile team to develop Pacific cruise routes : Weekly News Roundup, February 5th, 2018

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Buying Real Estate in Panama

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Have you been considering buying real estate in Panama as an investment, or as your next home? Real estate in Panama is quite popular for international buyers, with a growing market in both new and old properties, and long-term rental potential all over the country. Real estate in Panama is diverse, dynamic, and can truly fit any budget, as long as you know where to look, (and more importantly) what you’re looking for. The hardest part for most people when it comes to buying Panama real estate is getting the whole process started. How do you find the properties? How do you get info on the local market? Most importantly, how do you know if what you’re getting is worth it? Don’t worry, that’s what we’re here for!
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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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