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Christmas in Panama 2019

The Alcaldía de Panamá, or Panama City’s Mayor’s office, has organized the following activites in celebration of Christmas. December 1st – Encendido Del Alumbrado (Lighting of the Chrismtas Lights) – Cinta Costera December 7th – Posada Navideña (Traditional Latin American celebration observing the birth of Jesus Christ) – Parque Urracá December 15th – Desfile De […]

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Amador Cruise Terminal in Panama City, Panama

The Amador Cruise Terminal, located on Perico Island of the Amador Causeway in Panama City, Panama, is the first cruise terminal located on Panama’s Pacific coast. Panama has another cruise terminal on Panama’s Caribbean coast in the city of Colon here. Panama’s Amador Cruise Terminal, a 165 million dollar project, was built by the Panamanian […]

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National Theater of Panama – 2019 Reinaguration

After four years and more than fifteen million dollars invested, the National Theater of Panama was reinaugurated on October 1st by Panama’s President, Laurentino Cortizo. “This is an important ceremony because 111 years ago, on October 1, 1908, the theater’s doors opened for the first time. It is one of Panama’s most emblematic architectural works, […]

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Comic Con Panama 2019

Comic Con Panama 2019 is right around the corner! Comic Con Panama will place August 23 – 25 in Panama City, Panama in the Atlapa Convention Center. See map here. Friday, August 23: 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Saturday, August 24: 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Sunday, August 25 25: 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. […]

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Panama says “adios” to plastic bags

Panama is the first country in Central America to ban the use of plastic bags in stores. On June 20th, Panama joined the list of countries that are banning the use of plastic bags. The objective of the ban is to avoid polluting the environment, especially the oceans. A report by specialists from the European […]

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Museo de la Libertad y los Derechos Humanos, Panama

El Museo de la Libertad y los Derechos Humanos, or the Museum of Freedom and Human Rights in English, is one of Panama’s newest museums, inaugurated on May 21, 2019. The Museum of Freedom and Human Rights was born from the conviction, “We are all called upon to defend human rights.” The Museum is a […]

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Panama City Turns 500 on August 15, 2019

Panama City, Panama, the Pacific coast’s oldest European settlement, will turn 500 years on August 15, 2019, an event that has not gone unnoticed by large media outlets such as Vogue and The Telegraph. Panama City 500 Though Panama celebrates 500 years this year, planning began in 2014 when the Municipality of Panama created the […]

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Museum of Panama City

The Museum of Panama City has become an integral component of Panama City’s 500 year celebration on August 15, 2019. The Museum of Panama City is an initiative that seeks to present public spaces as itinerant exhibition halls, with the aim of encouraging dialogue among visitors. This new cultural space will be an institution that […]

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Quest’s World of Wonder – Panama City, Panama

Richard Quest, an English journalist best known for his reporting on CNN, recently launched a new video series called Quest’s World of Wonder, where he travels the globe to explore interesting places and meet fascinating people. Quest’s World of Wonder – Panama City, Panama Traveling is not just about seeing places with the most likes […]

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Casco Viejo Museums

Founded by the Spanish in 1519, Panama City is the oldest European settlement on the Pacific coast of the Americas that has been continuously occupied since its establishment. The original city center was located in Panama Viejo for 152 years. Following a series of slave rebellions, fire and pirate attacks, the city center was moved […]

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