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Making the move to Panama 2014

Retirees, investors, second-home seekers and professionals are the new-style immigrants to Panama 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 re-nowned magazine …

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Shopping

Panama 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. The Colon Free Zone is a significant contributor to Panama’s success as a …

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Night Life

Nightlife in Panama has always been a hoot: from the days when Spanish conquistadores caroused the night away in Portobelo after counting their booty, to the glory days of Colon when the shows in the clubs of the Caribbean city were rivaled only by the nighttime extravaganzas of old Havana. Panama has long been a …

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Looking for a home 2014

Despite the worldwide financial crisis, the real estate market in Panama, while it has levelled off from the boom situation of recent years, remains active. Foreign buyers are still arriving in considerable numbers to look for homes and properties. For homes, there are many developments to choose from. In Panama City, apartments constitute a buyer’s …

Visitor Information vol. 39#1

Making the move to Panama 2013

Retirees, investors, second-home seekers and professionals are the new-style immigrants to Panama 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 re-nowned magazine …

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Casi

Panama welcomes gamblers whatever their allegiance.  There are complete casinos with games such as roulette, black jack, baccarat, craps and poker;  slot machine casinos; bingo halls;  horse-racing with parimutuel betting at the President Remon Racetrack; betting agencies for sporting events and a national lottery.  Panama City naturally offers more opportunities for gambling but other cities …

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Health Tourism

  Board-certified bi-lingual doctors, sophisticated procedures – big savings Panama’s reputation as the most health-conscious country in Latin America dates back to the construction of the Panama Canal when the Isthmus was freed from tropical diseases. Not only did U.S. doctors help to eradicate malaria, yellow fever and typhoid; they inspired generations of Panamanian physicians to …

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Churches & Temples

  Assembly of God. Calle 75, Tel. 261-7660, E-mail: congenac@cwpanama.net Minor Basilica Don Bosco. Catholic, Tel: 227-4561.  E-mail: basilicadb@cwpanama.net Faith Baptist. La Boca, English speaking congregation 6607-6009. Panama Baptist Convention. Tel. 253-5806. First Isthmian Baptist Church. Cristóbal, Cl. 13. Tel. 445-12-37 E-mail: isthmian@cwpanama.net Salvation Army. Tel. 261-8859, 261-8091 E-mail: salvationarmy@ihpanama.com Anglican Episcopal. Ancón , Panamá. Tel. 262-2097 E-mail: iepan@sinfo.net Panama Evangelic Methodist. Tel: 224-7955 E-mail: iempa@hotmail.com …

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