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Jazz, Jane and the jungle

Jazz, Jane and the jungle Dr. Jane Goodall, famous for her research on chimpanzees in Africa and her efforts in conservation, is the special guest at a unique activity on Sunday, November 13 at the City of Knowledge. Panama Jazz Productions, organizers of the Panama Jazz Festival, and Earth Train, a non profit conservation initiative, are presenting ‘An Afternoon of Musical Biodiversity’ which will feature the Latin American premier of Dr. Goodall’s new documentary “Jane’s Journey” narrated by American actress Angelina Jolie. More [+]


Features

A popular Bocas del Toro spot

A popular Bocas del Toro spot Red Frog Beach is a $5 water taxi ride per person away from Bocas Town and is probably the most popular beach destination within this Caribbean island archipelago. The entrance to the Red Frog development costs $3 which includes a ride on a jungle truck to the other side of Isla Bastimentos... More [+]


Tourism companies from Costa Rica and Panama meet in David

On October 26, the Gran Hotel Nacional in David in the Chiriquí province was the stage for the fifth celebration of the Panamanian and Costa Rican Tourism Businesses Meeting. The meeting was called “Sin Fronteras” or “Without Borders” and sought to strengthen ties between members of this tourism sector. More [+]


Panama – a hot spot to buy gold

Why Buy Gold? It has been historically valuable, while the U.S. dollar, the Euro and other currencies have huge debts of the countries printing them. Owning gold is a hedge against inflation, deflation and currency devaluation.

Gold is also better than currencies, having risen 29.8% against the U.S. dollar in 2010. This was the 10th year in a row that gold climbed higher against the U.S. Dollar. Last year gold increased higher against eight other major currencies, as well. More [+]


Parade of 1,000 Polleras

Parade of 1,000 Polleras A grand Panama tradition will take place on Sunday, November 27. The traditional Parade of 1,000 Polleras will be celebrated in the Azuero Peninsula town of Las Tablas in the Los Santos province. The “Mil Polleras” Parade has thousands of women dancing gracefully in Panama’s traditional dress. The “pollera” is considered to be one of the world’s most prized traditional dresses. More [+]

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