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It’s Time To Get Your Papers in Order!

Part of the reason I love Panama is because there are so many interesting people that come in and out of my life. They tend to be a bit more adventuresome, keenly aware of local and international happenings

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Luxury Cruise Leads to Panama

“We like to cruise,” began the woman. “We take a nice cruise about every year so and at this point, we look for places we haven’t been. I know it sounds ridiculous but we settled this year on Miami

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Royal Palm. Absolute Beachfront, Absolutely Spectacular. [Update + Video]

The twin towers of the luxury beach-front Royal Palm condominium complex continues to meet and surpass construction deadlines with projections for first units to be delivered by December 2017.  Construction

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The Trump Effect On Panama

I believed the polls and went to bed before they starting calling swing states for Donald Trump in the US Presidential election so I woke up to a world I had never considered. I had thought Wednesday,

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Is Panama Really A Low Cost Lifestyle?

The other day I ran across an article in The Street, which is an American financial news service founded by the over-the-top television personality, Jim Cramer. It listed Panama as the best place for expats

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Changing The World With the Canal Expansion

When the LPG tanker, the Lycaste Peace, slid into a new set of locks June 27th, becoming the first paying ship to traverse the expanded portion of the Panama Canal, it signaled a shift in international

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The Zika Virus And Panama

I took a few days off recently and just kicked back with several of my friends. Water, great conversation, good food and maybe a cold beverage! It was a much needed and long overdue break. We were mostly

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Is It Panama’s Responsibility To Police Investments?

The other day I was driving in Panama City and saw not one, but two international television trucks filming journalists as they motioned to the glass and steel building housing the Mossack Fonseca law

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Royal Palm by Empresas Bern – Construction Update (April 2016)

There is something special about watching a building rise into reality from architectural renderings. Royal Palm, the Empresas Bern beach development in Nueva Gorgona, about 50 minutes from Panama

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Just Chill and Party

One of the things Panamanians do really, really well is party. I often laugh when recently arrived transplants start to realize there are a lot of holidays celebrated in Panama and many times those holidays

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What Panama Is Really Like

Panama has long been on most “Best Places To Retire Abroad” lists and it was no exception when US News & World Report recently published their list for 2016. Specifically, it was the “City

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