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Panama Seeks Alliance With Costa Rica to Attract More Tourism. : Weekly News Roundup, August 14th, 2018

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Immigrating to Panama From Poland: What you need to know ahead of time

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Poland is a country steeped in rich history, with a resilient, proud people who are both forward-thinking, and diverse in cultural tradition. Right now, Poland is going through a transitional period. This is nothing new for Poland, but for many, the opportunities abroad are just too good to pass up. For people in the European Union, including the Polish, immigrating to Panama is something that is right within reach, without a lot of the similar cost and jumping through hoops they may encounter in other parts of the world. If you’re from Poland, and the thought of moving and investing overseas has been on your mind, you owe it to yourself to look into Panama. Here’s why. Continue reading »

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The Top 4 Must-Eat Foods in Panama

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Panama is a country full of diversity at every angle, and that is certainly the case when it comes to food. Panamanians have a rich gastronomical tradition that spans centuries of influence from all over the world. They also have a burgeoning restaurant scene in the country that mixes old styles with new ones, and practically everything in between. If you want real, delicious, home-cooked Panamanian food, there are literally hundreds of options to choose from, whether in the city, countryside, mountains, or beach area. So in the essence of efficiency, and narrowing it down for newcomers (and long-time Panama expats), we’ve picked four of our favorite “must-eat” foods to try in Panama. Buen provecho! Continue reading »

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Panama creates special gender violence police squad : Weekly News Roundup, August 7th, 2018

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Veraguas Highway Undergoing Major Upgrade

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Panama has been planning, and executing major national highway upgrades for quite some time now, in an attempt to modernize the interior’s infrastructure. Currently, there are eleven of these projects underway on a national level, with the largest being the “Corredor Atalaya” which is the principal road transportation source for the province of Veraguas. Veraguas is a province that covers a huge swath of land, going from the Caribbean all the way down through the Azuero Peninsula, with Panama’s 4th largest city (Santiago) in the middle. The total planned construction is to span just over 100 total km of highway, which is relatively large by Panama standards, especially in that area. Continue reading »

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Four Great Ways to Enjoy Panama on a Short Trip

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If you’re looking at relocating to Panama, retiring in Panama, or investing in Panama, you’re going to want to check out the country for yourself first. Panama is easy to get to from anywhere in the Americas, as well as Europe, and makes for a great “research” trip, as well as a vacation. But if you’re a busy person, like most of us, you may not have too much time. That’s fine, because with a little planning, you can actually see a lot if you just have one week. You may find it easier to focus your trip based on what you want to get out of Panama in future endeavors, and that’s a great start. However, there are lots of things to do, and places to see, that can offer lots to experience and learn, for practically any need. If you’ve got just a week to spend in Panama, here are our top four favorite things to do. Continue reading »

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Immigrating to Panama from South Africa: What you need to know

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For many in South Africa, the turmoil and uncertainty of recent years has become just too much, and staying put no longer seems like a good option. Right now, thousands of landowners in South Africa are under danger of either losing their land, or even worse, their lives, with no immediate end in sight, and little aid from the outside world. As chaotic as life is in South Africa, the resilience of its people is inspiring, and people are taking action into their own hands, and making the choice to emigrate. While this choice is never easy, it’s the best bet for those who want to improve their lifestyle, increase their safety, and continue to grow professionally, or as investors.

While there are many great options around the world for South Africans when it comes to emigrating, one place keeps popping up at the top of the list for people of all ages/backgrounds. That place is Panama. Continue reading »

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Gomez steps down as Panama coach. : Weekly News Roundup, July 18th, 2018

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High Quality, Affordable Health Care in Panama

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Navigating the Panama health care system can be a daunting task for a foreigner. Finding the right doctor, insurance, medication, and emergency services can be difficult at first. But, luckily, Panama has some of the best quality health care in the Americas, and at a cost that is more often than not, reasonable and fair. For a country of its size, Panama’s high-quality hospitals, doctors, and physical rehabilitation centers are well known in the region. So much so, that many people come to Panama as tourists, just for medical procedures. Here’s why: Continue reading »

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Panama launches free trade talks with China after ending Taiwan recognition. : Weekly News Roundup, July 10th, 2018

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