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La Crosse Products to Clean Water, Conserve Energy for Panama Canal | Weekly News Roundup, September 1st, 2017

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Four Neighborhoods Perfect For Expats in Panama City

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Panama City, Panama is a great place to live if you’re an expat. It’s the center of the country’s business, tourism, and financial industry, as well as its culture capital. For this, and many other reasons, many expats choose Panama City as their home. Panama City’s size and cost of living variance between areas means that choosing the right neighborhood can be an important step in many aspects of your life here. Here are four neighborhoods we feel are great for expats, each with its own charm, style, and quality of life.
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Twenty Dollars at a Time, Employees Only Team Opens Bar in Panama | Weekly News Roundup, August 25th, 2017

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Learn Spanish in Panama!

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Learning Spanish in Panama can be as fun as it is useful, and is easier than ever these days thanks to its popularity. Spanish is an important language to master, even if you don’t live in Panama or Latin America. More and more, multinational businesses need these types of language skills for their employees, making it a high demand skill for both the North American and European job market. Schools weigh language tools upon acceptance. And more importantly, learning Spanish helps bring people in the Americas closer together, and gives us greater empathy towards one another in a growing globalized world. If you live or work in Panama (or anywhere in Latin America), learning Spanish is also a practical skill that’s invaluable in everyday life.
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Pence Tours Panama Canal as He Wraps up Latin America Trip | Weekly News Roundup, August 19th, 2017

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Panamas Pacific Beaches are Popular as Ever With Retirees

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Retirees heading to Panama tend to find themselves with many types of communities to live in that suits their taste. More and more, however, they are choosing the “Playas” or beaches area of the central Pacific coastline. This area consists of three primary towns: Coronado, Gorgona, and San Carlos. Though retirees live up and down the coast in some other small towns as well, this is where you’ll find the largest concentration of expats, and the most infrastructure as far as residential developments, shopping, and food/drink/entertainment services. If you’re looking for a quiet, natural, upscale beach life that’s about an hour or so from Panama City, this may be your best bet. Here’s why.
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Generali Signs $172m Agreement to Sell Panama Business | Weekly News Roundup, August 15th, 2017

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5 Things You Need to Eat on Your Next Trip to Panama!

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If you’re planning on taking a trip to Panama, whether scouting for a move or just a vacation, you’re going to want to get a good taste of the country’s food. Trying new, local, and traditional foods when you travel is part of the fun! It’s also part of the fun of relocating to Panama or retiring here. New experiences call for lots of trial and error, and with so many great things to eat in Panama, you’re sure to find the perfect food for you. To help you get started, however, we’ve got a few recommendations.
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Panama Sends Envoys to China for First Talks Since Establishing Ties | Weekly News Roundup, August 7th, 2017

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Gamboa, Panama: A great natural excursion, just miles from the city!

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If you’re looking for a fun outdoor activity that’s both close to the city, and immersive with natural surroundings, look no further than Gamboa, Panama. Gamboa is a small Canal Zone town that sits in the middle of a rainforest, about 30 minutes drive north from Panama City. As a town on its own, there’s not too much to do in the form of typical city entertainment, however, if nature and adventure are your things, it’s one of the most fun places to visit in Panama. It’s also home to the Gamboa Rainforest Resort, which, among offering resort-style lodging, offers a wide variety of guided excursions, spa treatments, dining, and tours!
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