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Panama's biggest Real Estate fair

Panama's biggest Real Estate fair This is the big one. Panama City’s real estate boom hasn’t slowed in the last ten years. Tides have shifted though, and a focus on middle and low income housing has taken the forefront in pre-construction sales while the large crop of luxury condominiums continues to come online. The Construction Chamber of Panama (CAPAC) celebrates its grandeur at the ATLAPA Convention Center from Wednesday, September 12 to Sunday, September 16 with Capac Expo Habitat 2012. It is undoubtedly the largest real estate fair of the year. More [+]


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New 'Urban Bar'

A new thematic night club has arrived to Panama – ‘Urban Bar’ opened in July with a party at its Galerías Marbella location across from the Felipe Motta Wine Store. The new club collaborated with the entertainment agency Cocktail Music Panama. To offer a night of skaters, dub step music and break dancers. More [+]


Spain vs. Panama - Soccer friendly match

World Cup soccer champions ‘La Sele’ from Spain, who recently became even more popular upon beating out Italy to win the Euro Soccer Cup title are coming to Panama – to play us! Concert and event promoter ShowPro has arranged for a friendly match between Panama’s national team and Spain for Wednesday, November 14. More [+]


New “friendly nations” visa

Panama has taken a big leap by opening its doors to citizens of 24 “friendly nations” so they can apply for immediate permanent residency if they start a new business, buy an existing business, or become employed by a professional Panama business. The hope is that foreigners with professional skills will relocate to Panama in order to improve the work force.

Panama’s doors have opened for citizens of 24 “friendly nations” to quickly become permanent residents as applications are now being accepted. More [+]


DIVA Film Festival

DIVA Film Festival The ninth annual DIVA Film Festival will take place in Panama City at the Victoria Hotel & Suites in El Cangrejo, from Monday, September 10. The week-long activity offers a host of films open for the public to enjoy at a nominal fee as competitors from the film industry vie for prizes to be awarded among the Panamanian and Latin American filmmaking community. Workshops will also be available (in Spanish) for aspirants in the audio visual realm.

Film buffs will enjoy the fact that Spanish language movies shown have English subtitles and vice versa. More [+]

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