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Panama Promises “No New Taxes”

Posted on: Mar 26 2015 - 3:07pm | Comments Off
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TODAY PANAMA – In a meeting with private sector representatives, President Varela said he will not establish new taxes over the next four years. The president, Juan Carlos Varela, made a commitment to the business sector to not execute any reform to the tax code in the remaining years of his administration. In order to finance the Government Strategic Plan for 2019, which envisages an investment of $19 billion, he assured that the state will generate the necessary resources as it would be enough “… to put the house in order and not commit acts of corruption.” Rafael Carles, representative of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Panama, told Laestrella.com.pa that “… These are very important words that...

President of Panama Vetoes Free Parking

Posted on: Mar 24 2015 - 9:45am | Comments Off
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TODAY PANAMA – Citing it as unconstitutional and inconvenient the Executive has objected to two articles of a bill which aims to make it compulsory to provide three hours of free parking at shops. In a letter...

Panama Market for 10,000 New Homes

TODAY PANAMA – The areas where most of the developments planned by the National Housing Promoters are located are Panama City, San Miguelito, Arraiján and La Chorrera The investment is around US$1 billion for the construction of about 9,607 houses and apartments in different price ranges, ranging from US$30,000 to US$50,000. In 2014 7.721 homes were sold for...

Posted on: Mar 20 2015 - 6:59am | Comments Off
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Eco Footprint Bocas

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Once again, volunteers have come together to benefit our islands. Thanks to the coordinating efforts of people who truly want to make a different Bocas is getting cleaner all the time. But this time, it’s competitive and each province has a chance to win! Twelve concerned citizens teamed up to compete in a contest held by Foundacion de Roba Morena, located in Panama City. Bocas’...


Tips for Being a Better Gringo

Posted on: Mar 4 2015 - 10:27am | Comments Off
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TODAY PANAMA – Foreigners living in Panama right now are living here at a sensitive time in Panama’s history. While Panama has for many years been known as a melting pot that is very open to foreigners, there is a growing anti-foreign backlash that is starting to take hold in certain segments of the population. Article by Michael Longo, Via Panamaforbeginners.com For better or worse, when you live as a foreigner in Panama, you act as a representative for your entire country. Your actions, both good and bad, help to shape the reputation of your fellow countrymen. Bad behavior especially can leave a lasting impression. Case in point: A Venezuelan woman learned this the hard way when she made derogatory comments about Panamanians on her...

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YOU could own your own private Panamanian island for less than a two-up, two-down in Sidcup – so what are you waiting for! The 10,893-square-foot Isla Paloma, on the northern side of the Central American nation of Panama, is on sale for US$400,000 . The plush, green retreat sits in the still waters of the Bocas Del Toro region, between Almirante Bay and Chiriqui...

Posted on: Feb 25 2015 - 5:26pm | Comments Off
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