Liz Larroquette

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Panama Soccer Team

Too Excited About Throwing Up My Arms And Screaming “Goal!”

Every time I open my mouth, it is readily apparent I wasn’t reared in Panama. My Aussie accent  (even in Spanish) is punctuated by the fact I maintain a painfully fair skin tone, not readily accustomed

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Royal Palm Enters The Final Stages [Update and Video]

As the dramatic twin towers of Royal Palm have taken shape on the edge of the Pacific Ocean in Nueva Gorgona and the construction crane has been dismantled, the sharply reduced pre-construction prices

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Royal Palm Gorgona

Royal Palm Getting Ready for Residents [Update + Video]

Royal Palm, the twin-towered residential complex under construction in Nueva Gorgona, is currently on schedule and is expected to begin accepting new residents in the first quarter of 2018. Individuals

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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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