Mercedez-Benz Fashion Week Panama (MBFashionWeekPanama.com) returns to the Atlapa Convention Center Wednesday, October 29 – Friday, October 31.
Among this year’s participating designers is Hélène Breebaart, symbol of the national fashion scene. Here, the incomparable Ms. Panama World and beauty icon, Raiza Erlenbaugh, models … Continue reading →
On Friday, October 31 Panama will witness one of the more peculiar Halloween events, the Zombie Walk. This year, Calle Uruguay will be visited by folks of all ages, all in gruesome costumes. Starting from the El Sótano bar, the macabre parade will march towards the Marriott Hotel in the banking district, later returning to the point … Continue reading →
After its independence from Spain in 1821, Panama voluntarily joined La Gran Colombia. After the failure of the French canal, Panama and Colombia’s relationship began to deteriorate. The United States soon showed interest in taking over construction of the waterway, but Colombia rejected a new treaty. The U.S. began to secretly help Panama achieve independence at the same time … Continue reading →
Carols by Candlelight (Luces de Navidad), the Christmas season curtain raiser introduced to Panama by the CanadaPLUS Club, will be staged for the fourth year in December on the Cinta Costera with seven performing choirs singing seasonal favorites.
The event is a fundraiser for local charities and institutions and has become a tradition for many families. … Continue reading →
The Ministry of Labor and Workforce Development (Mitradel) retained the assets and businesses of the mining company, Petaquilla Gold, and “Panamá Desarrollo de Infraestructura” to ensure the payment of workers of the gold mine in the district of Donoso, Colón. The Minister of Labor, Luis E. Carles, said the “seizure of property” implies that the companies cannot “move or … Continue reading →
Two couples on a three-day fishing charter were trolling for wahoo off Galera Island, the southernmost island of Las Perlas, when they encountered a storm. Galera is a tiny island offering little in the way of shelter, so the group was forced to make a run for nearby Isla San Telmo.