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Panama City at night
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Shopping in Panama

Panamá has it all Panama’s merchants, operating in one of the great crossroads of the world, bring to the isthmus the finest merchandise and the volume generated by buyers who flock in from all over the Americas guarantees variety and excellent prices. A Value Added Tax of only 7%, one of the lowest in Lat-in …

Playas del Pacífico
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Cross the Canal from Panama City, over the Bridge of the Americas, or the Centennial Bridge onto the Pan American Highway and you are beachward bound. Panama’s Pacific coastline from Colombia in the east to Costa Rica in the west covers about 767 miles bordering six provinces. That’s a lot of beach. But a relatively …

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Panama – a good choice

Fitting the criteria for retirement, a second home or a second investment The trend to seek a retirement or alternative home abroad seems to be growing among people from many countries around the globe but especially among North Americans and Europeans. And Panama is becoming popular with these new-style immigrants. “International Living”, the renowned magazine …

City of Knowledge
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City of Knowledge

A complete offer of services One hundred twenty hectares and more than two hundred buildings at the former Clayton U.S. military base now harbor a thriving international community where entrepreneurial, academic, scientific, and cultural collaboration seeks to forge a more humane and sustainable development based on knowledge. City of Knowledge offers its guests and visitors …

Gourmet - Fine Dining
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  GOURMET – Fine restaurants in Panama City Panama City is cosmopolitan and so offers a wide choice of restaurants of nearly every ethnic variety and to suit everyone’s taste and pocket. On the opposite page is a list of some of the finer restaurants and a “ready reference” guide to their specialties and other …

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Panama’s Museums

There is much to marvel at Panama is a country rich in history, culture and biodiversity.   Its many museums reflect the nation’s multifaceted nature. The majority of them fall under jurisdiction of Panama’s National  Institute  of  Culture  (INAC), whose  director,  Mariana  Núñez de  Haugland,  actively  promotes all  expressions  of  Panamanian identity. There  is  much  to  …

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Museums’ Directory

 MUSEUMS IN PANAMA CITY  BIOMUSEUM – Amador Causeway.  Designed by world famous architect, Frank Gehry, this museum showcases Panama’s ecological diversity. Open Monday -Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Tuesdays. Tel.: 830-6700 REINA TORRES DE ARAUZ – Curundu. (Tel. 501-4731) Exhibits a fine collection of pre-colombian art. NATURAL SCIENCE MUSEUM …

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Events 2015

Some of the main events of the year Country Fairs Most of Panama’s country fairs take place in the dry season (Dec. to March) Like country fairs everywhere they include livestock and agricultural exhibits, rides for children, typical food and typical dancing, but each one has its own flavor. The following is  a list of these country fairs with their …

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