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Panama Beach Webinar: Take the first step to a new life
You asked. We delivered. In our recent Beach Webinar on June 30, we fielded over a hundred questions on how to take the plunge and make the big move to one of Panama’s famed beac...
Webinar: Take The Guesswork Out Of Moving To Panama’s Beaches
Are you thinking about living near one of Panama’s pristine beaches, but not sure where to start? Are your questions piling up but you’re not finding the answers on how you sho...
What does a Panama Real Estate Attorney do for you?
We’ve worked with a number of real estate attorneys in Panama over the years. So you know what to expect ahead of the game, here’s a comprehensive checklist of what they sh...
Panama Economy Update: Canal, Tourism, Logistics News & More
April brought another month of strong activity across diverse sectors in Panama. In Canal news, demand is starting to catch up to capacity for LNG shipments. On its way to Japan, t...
China in Panama News
As the China-US trade dispute continued to escalate, President Varela winked at China at the Summit of the Americas last month. In a not-so-subtle nod to Beijing, he stated that co...
The International Fair Azuero
Come and celebrate the Azuero fair in the town of Los Santos near Chitre. Besides the usual fun, feasts and games for the whole family, it’s a cultural experience: witness your f...
Panama’s Economy Keeps Building on Momentum
As we reported in our previous newsletters, Panama’s economy has been building momentum. With growth up for the first month of the year at 4.6% (year-on-year) coming mostly from ...
Economic News Sets Panama Off On Strong Path For 2018
February brought some exciting economic news to Panamanian shores, starting the new year off on a solid setting. Here are some of the highlights. Wrapping Up 2017 On A Strong Note ...
Guess who’s the best credit in Latin America?
Mirror, mirror on the wall, which is the fairest Latin credit of them all? You guessed it – as of January, Panama overtook Chile as the darling of bond investors. You could say i...
Panama’s Airline sees potential for direct flight partnership with Air China
As Panama expects more business and leisure travelers from China, a codeshare flight agreement is in the works between Copa Airlines and Air China. The talks between the two airlin...
Panama International Film Festival, April 5 – 11
The 7th Panamanian International Film Festival (IFF) is back. Block your calendars from April 5 to 11, as we just got a sneak peek at the program and it’s looking fantastic and m...
Pedasi — Panama’s best sport fishing destination
Panama deserves its reputation as one of the best places in the world for fishing and Pedasi tops those lists for sport fishing. The Azuero Peninsula, also known as the “Tuna Coa...
The ultimate list of Pedasi’s BEST beaches
The Azuero region is known for its spectacular Pacific beaches. Here’s the lowdown on some of the best and most beautiful beaches on the Azuero Peninsula for surfing, stand-up pa...
What does quality healthcare mean in Pedasi?
So, where should you go if the expected — or unexpected happens in Pedasi? The 5,724 square meter, (61612.62 square foot) Minsa-Capsi public hospital is located just outside ...
What Panama’s New Embassy Means for China-Panama Relations
Big news is in the making on the Panama-China front. Just five months after breaking diplomatic ties with Taiwan, President Varela paid his first state visit and raised the Panaman...
Panama City’s massive infrastructure projects fit like a puzzle
The four major works headlining Panama’s infrastructure news will have a big impact on easing congestion and improving the lives of thousands of daily commuters. Read how they fi...
Shopping in Coronado: no need to head to Panama City
These days, you can find anything and everything you’d need in Coronado — it’s a welcome change from days of yore (read: five years ago), when you had to head to Panama City ...
Our favorite Coronado restaurants and happy hour spots
Coronado is Panama’s happy hour capital. Check out expat favorite Picasso’s on Wednesdays and Saturdays for live music and to meet the newest residents, or head to Loco’s...
How to become a part of the Coronado community
Coronado has a busy social scene with book clubs, Spanish lessons, bocce ball clubs, mahjong and more to get you involved. Given its large retired and semi retired expat community,...
Coronado Chillin’ — the ultimate in relaxing beaches, spas and resorts
It’s no wonder that Coronado was built where it was. There’s something for every taste along the string of beautiful beaches in the surrounding area. In Coronado itself, the be...
How to live an active outdoor lifestyle in Coronado… year round
We can’t think of what Coronado doesn’t offer expats by way of an active, outdoor lifestyle. Think of excellent surfing, deep sea fishing, stand-up paddling, kite-boarding, bea...
Panama China Update September 2017
Since establishing diplomatic relations earlier in the year, China has been in the news in Panama on an almost daily basis. Take for example this weeks announcement that the two na...
Eyeing China, Panama’s Doors Are Wide Open
Since Panama and China established diplomatic relations earlier this summer, the two countries have moved swiftly to open up new communications channels, and, you guessed it, tra...
Going Greener: A Facelift For Urraca Park and Cinta Costera
Urraca Park, one of Panama City’s oldest green spaces, is getting spruced up in a $2.1 million revitalization project. And if you live anywhere near Panama City’s center core, ...
[Infographic] Balboa Avenue Illustrated: Life In 20 Pictures
Have you ever wondered what living on Balboa Avenue is like? We designed this infographic to show you what life is all about along Balboa Avenue. Explore the famous Fish Market and...
[VIDEO] Do you know Balboa Avenue in Panama City?
Here is a sneak peek of our Balboa Avenue guide video, for you to enjoy.  ...
[VIDEO] Complete Guide of Balboa Avenue, Panama City!
Balboa Avenue is what you can know as the center of the city in Panama. Surely, you will love living here.  ...
AirMail Panama? Good Luck
If receiving stuff by mail is important for you or your business (Amazon packages and the like), be prepared: it’s a challenge, no matter where you go in Panama (or the region, f...
Choosing Your Healthcare On Balboa Avenue in Panama City
Balboa Avenue has excellent healthcare options, from private clinics and specialists to comprehensive hospital care, dentists and pharmacies. Balboa Avenue is home to Mi Clinica Ho...
Culture-Vulture In Casco Viejo, Panama City’s Colonial Quarter
Dip into history in Casco Viejo, the city’s beautiful colonial quarter, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. A short walk away from Balboa Avenue, Casco Viejo’s col...
Balboa Avenue: The City’s Top Dining Scene
Hands down, Balboa Avenue has the best dining scene in the city. And the options are literally endless. Choose between a dizzying array of world-class restaurants overlooking the P...
Balboa Avenue: Fitness, Spas and Pampering
If you didn’t get enough of a fitness fix on the Cinta Costera, there are plenty of options left (some pretty exotic) to find just the right fit for you along Balboa Avenue. The ...
Balboa Avenue: Latin America’s Shopping Paradise
As you – or your wallet – might have gathered by now, Panama is a shoppers haven and a hub for shopaholics from all over Latin America, given its competitive tariffs, V...
Balboa Avenue: Get Your Groceries Done Right
No surprise, Balboa Avenue is a pretty ideal place for grocery shopping in Panama City. The Riba Smith supermarket chain – the best in the city – offers a wide selectio...
Is Balboa Avenue Great For Kids? You Bet It Is!
The hype for adults is obvious, but Balboa Ave is also a great option for raising kids in the heart of the city. It’s one of the safest parts of town and its daycares, pre-K opti...
[VIDEO] Things to do in Balboa Avenue, Panama City
Balboa Avenue, in Panama City, has a little of everything at your fingertips.  ...
Cinta Costera: The Best Place To Get Active In Panama City
The Cinta Costera is THE place to get your gear on in Panama City. The Cinta is the city’s new beautiful waterfront boulevard, loved by all ages (and all fitness and energy level...
[VIDEO] Amazing Restaurants in Balboa Avenue, Panama City
In this video you will find the most popular restaurants at Balboa Avenue in Panama City.  ...
10 Things You’ll Love About Living On Balboa Avenue
You’re at the heart of it all when you’re on Balboa Avenue. A short walk from Calle 50 and the Banking District, Balboa Avenue is a place to see and be seen. It’s where the m...
[Panama Essentials] SiempreEventos – DeGustaPanama and Delicentro
There are a few essential websites that most of us who live in Panama are already familiar with which all visitors should be aware of. The first is www.SiempreEventos.com, designed...
Experience El Cangrejo Like a Local
El Cangrejo is one of the city’s liveliest neighborhoods and is famous for its hotels, nightlife, casinos, and cafe culture. We shot this short video to give our readers a look a...
Top 10* Pedasi Restaurants
Finding a good meal can be difficult when you’re tired and hungry in a strange land.   We’ve decided to take the guesswork out of it for you.  Here is a list of the top 10* ...
A Weekend at Bocas del Toro’s Red Frog Beach Villas
Sunset cocktails.  Sunrise beach walks.  Private villas.  Water taxis. To me, these words paint the quintessential Caribbean experience in Panama, and nothing says Caribbean Pan...
Panama’s Pensionado Visa – How To Qualify And… Then Live It Up
Did you ever think you’d grow up to be a Panamanian pensioner? Well, whether you’ve been weighing the pros and cons for a while or it just fell on your radar, here are some hel...
Round Trip Flights To Pedasi
Air Panama is now offering round trip service between Pedasi and Panama City.   The 45-minute flight departs from Albrook Airfield (PAC) in Panama City every Wednesday, Friday an...
Panama’s Visa Shake-Up – an Updated Guide to Visas and Residency
Seemingly big changes to visas and temporary residency permits were announced by Panama, the latest this March. None, however, have a big impact on how residency is ultimately gran...
Getting around in Panama City
So you’ve moved to Panama City, specifically the beautiful and central neighborhood of El Cangrejo. Next step- figuring out how to get around. Though it seems like every local Pa...
Evaluating the Difference: Private vs. Public Schools in Panama
Looking for the right school for your children in a foreign country can be a challenge. You want your child to integrate into the society, but you don’t want them to miss out on ...
Raising Kids in El Cangrejo
We raised our families in El Cangrejo and can truly say it’s great for kids, with a host of options from bilingual daycares all the way through to excellent high schools.  Parqu...
Your Health in El Cangrejo: Clinics, Hospitals & Pharmacies
El Cangrejo is home to Clinica Einstein, where world-class specialists are available six days a week, with no appointment required. An extensive check-up (30 minutes) costs you und...
Sports & Outdoors in El Cangrejo: Choose Your Own Adventure
Parque Andres Bello is a hub of activity for all ages – it hosts kids’ sports clubs, zumba, yoga, tai-chi classes, has nature paths and jogging trails, as well as pick-up baske...
El Cangrejo at Night: The Top 7 Entertainment & Nightlife Spots
El Cangrejo is dotted with bars and pubs, live music venues, as well as theaters, nightclubs and casinos. To sample Panama’s budding microbrewery scene, check out Istmo Brew Pub ...
A Perfect Saturday in El Cangrejo
 10:00am Start the day with brunch at Mentiritas Blancas, where coffee is serious business and you can choose to savour it with home-made local pastries or empanadas. 11:00am Head...
El Cangrejo: Eat Your Heart Out If You Haven’t Tried These 6 Dining Spots Yet
El Cangrejo is chock full of excellent restaurant options from Italian, French, Argentine, Mexican and Cuban to Lebanese, Japanese, Chinese and the list goes on. For a coffee or qu...
The Best of the Best: Grocery Shopping in El Cangrejo
El Cangrejo has a big U.S.-style grocery store within a short walking distance in the form of Pricesmart (the equivalent of Costco), but you’ll find higher quality options at Cas...
Stay at Sortis Hotel, Spa & Casino in Downtown Panama City
Planning a trip to Panama City? Come stay at the Sortis Hotel, Spa & Casino (Marriott) downtown, where we’re offering great rates for friends of Panama Equity. Whether it’s...
Panama International Film Festival 2017
We are so, so excited that Panama will be hosting for the sixth year in a row the International Film Festival.  There are a number of fantastic films that will be shown this year,...
Tech Conference in Panama Aimed at Disruption
Fellow Expat and friend of Panama Equity Bryan Bogensberger is organizing another first for Panama: A conference bringing some of the best and brightest in the tech industry to Pan...
Healthcare in Panama: How to find the best insurance plan that meets your needs, and your budget
Getting hurt is never a good thing, whether you’re traveling or at home, which is why health insurance in Panama is critical for pretty much everyone. Illness and injury can be a...
What to do in (and around) Panama City for an outdoor adventure!
There are so many things to do in Panama City, it’s hard to know where to start. Whether it’s shopping, sightseeing, live music, or wining and dining, this cosmopolitan city tr...
Homeowners insurance in Panama: how does it work?
Your new house or condo is an important investment that you’re looking to protect. A homeowners insurance policy can help you get that peace of mind. Whether you are consider...
[Travel Alert] Pedasi: Upcoming National Holidays & Events
Pedasi travelers pleased be advised that this coming Friday, November 25th through Sunday November 27th Pedasi’s main square will be accessible only to foot traffic during peak d...
Fourth Bridge Over the Panama Canal to Start Construction in 2017
Panama’s Ministry of Public Works (@MOPdePanama), just released the specifications for the selection of the company to construct the fourth bridge across the Panama Canal. On...
$603 Million Dollars Awarded in Tenders in Panama [October 2016]
Big news from Panama: a whopping $603 Million Dollars have been tendered and awarded by the Ministry of Public Works (@MOPdePanama), including some major road improvements on the P...
Will the Causeway Amador Benefit from Massive Government Spending?
The Amador Causeway is by far one of Panama City’s most iconic neighborhoods, but up until now it’s been plagued by traffic issues, poor oversight, and general abandonment. But...
The Birth of a Beach Town
It used to take nearly 4 hours to get down to Playa Venao from the Interamerican Highway.  Of course, that was nearly 10 years ago, when cows still roamed the hills surrounding th...
Moving Past the Panama Papers
What has happened in the months following the “Panama Papers” scandal broke? The way a country responds to bad PR is often a great indicator of its sustainability, and so ...
Boulevard Balboa: Where the Locals Eat
Looking for a great local spot to eat in Panama?  If you want to try one of the best sandwiches in town or feel like trying a typical dish like Bistek Picado or Corvina a la Planc...
Interview: The Good Life in Panama’s Hidden Gem, Pedasi
When people talk about Pedasi, they often refer to the beautiful beaches and relaxed atmosphere of a small town. Locals will show you that Pedasi is a place full of culture and val...
Pedasi and Azuero Beaches: Surf, Bodyboarding and SUP
The Azuero region is known for its spectacular Pacific beaches, where we all crave a little  escape from reality. They are still largely an undiscovered paradise, a fact known to ...
Health and Medical Care in Pedasi, Panama: What to Expect?
For years, the Republic of Panama has ranked as a top destination to retire. While an abundance of information can be found on retiring in Panama City and places such as Coronado a...
The What and Why of Retiring in Pedasi
For several years in a row, the Republic of Panama has ranked No. 1 in Gallup’s Global Well-Being Index and been named as one of the top-rated destinations to retire. While t...
Strong Mid-Year Numbers for Panama’s Economy
With the Panama Papers, the Wakid money laundering scandal and some bad press all around, it’s a relief to see this week’s report that Panama’s economy is still one of th...
International School in Playa Venao Panama
For families interested in moving to the growing beach town of Playa Venao, just south of Pedasi, Azuero International School is an English-speaking School that provides students w...
Panama Equity’s Take on “The Papers”
All signs point to the fact that Panama is about to clean up its act in a big way thanks to the release of last month’s Panama Papers, which revealed mischievous ongoing amid...
Which Panama Province is Revitalizing Its Look?
The Cruising season is now upon is in Panama, which means that by August, when the “Colón Puerto Libre” incentives come into effect, the season will be in full swing.  This i...
Panama’s New President Gears Up for Work
While most of Panama was away on summer holiday (remember our summer is from January – March), President Varela and his cabinet have been writing checks, putting out jobs to bid,...
A Strong Dollar: Good or Bad for Panama?
The strengthening of the US Dollar over the last four years has had a noticeable impact on the economy of Panama, a dollar-based economy whose official currency is the Balboa which...
A few of our favorite beaches in Contadora Panama
Get ready for white sand and crystal clear water when you visit any of Panama’s Pearl Islands, including the most populated and most famous island, Contadora. At just 32 miles fr...
The New Mini-Panama City: The Rise of the Panamanian Upper Middle Class
What was once  a 450HEC (1,110 acres) tract of farmland to the West of Panama City is now developing into a full fledged second city, with gourmet eateries such as Paladar, grocer...
Copa Announces New San Francisco – Panama Direct Flight
Great news for our west coast clients and those looking for an easy connection on to Asia:  Panama based Copa Airlines announced over the weekend that they will be offering direct...
Fishing in Panama: Three Top Picks from our Pedasi Expert!
The Republic of Panama deserves its reputation as one of the best places on earth for fishing. The Caribbean coast has crystal waters and white sandy beaches, but for the avid fish...
Line Three of the Panama Metro System
Line 3 of Panama’s Metro will serve the 400,000 daily commuters from Panama’s western suburbs and will be another major works project that will keep unemployment low for the ne...
Crossroads Christian Academy
Crossroads Christian Academy offers classes from Pre-K to the 12th grade and includes a religious component in their curriculum, although being Christian is not a requirement. The ...
World Summit in Panama, A Rousing Success
This past week, Panama hosted nearly every world leader in Latin America for a regional summit.  Attendees included President Obama, Raul Castro, Nicolas Maduro, and 33 other lead...
The Spanish Are Coming!
In yet another example of global players moving to Panama in order to spearhead a Latin American conquest, El Corte Ingles, a massive Spanish department chain, recently took over t...
The First 100 days for the New President of Panama: A Progress Report from Panama Equity
President Varela’s First 100 Days In Office: A Progress Report The slowdown always comes as everyone is waiting for the answers after the elections in Panama:  Who is going ...
The Panama Canal Expansion’s Effect on The Bottom Line in Panama
The Panama Canal expansion project seems to be old news. Yes, the Canal is getting widened…and has been since 2007. But what people seem to be forgetting when assessing things li...
Following The Trajectory Of Panama City’s Hotel Rate Curve
In 2005 and 2006, hotel prices in Panama City were incredibly cheap. You could book a room at the Veneto for $70/night or Hotel Milan for $40. When I moved here in early 2007, hote...
Playa Venao: Beyond Panama’s Best Beach Break
With a sandy bottom and no rocks in sight, the main wave breaking left and right year round, a gentle off-shore wind carving almost every wave to perfection, there is little wonder...
Challenge and Success: Developing in Panama as a Foreigner
Developing in Panama is not for the faint of heart, but there are some notable success stories of expats coming to Panama, identifying a need, and successfully and profitably execu...
Infograhic: 8 Panama Visa Options for your Move to Panama
Panama’s economic growth, stability, tropical climate, retirement benefits, and excellent healthcare are a few reasons people typically site for moving to Panama. We just pic...
A Few of Our Favorite Fine Dining Restaurants in Panama City, Panama
One of the best things about living in Panama City, Panama is our fantastic selection of restaurants, including a broad selection of fine dining options. The sheer variety of gourm...
Schools near Coronado and Panama’s beaches area
For parents looking into international schools in the beaches area near Coronado, Panama your options now include three schools:  The Coronado International school, Panama Coast I...
Panama Metro Update on Lines One, Two, and Three
In momentous news, line one of the Panama Metro will be opening next month, and represents an investment of over two billion dollars.  Buildings within walking distance to metro s...
Panama’s Beaches Are Open for Business
This month, President Martinelli inaugurated the Scarlett Martinez Airport in the district of Cocle. The $53 million, two-year project modernized the 1970 US-built airstrip that’...
Infographic: Growth in Panama over the last 13 years
Take a look at a really interesting perspective on growth in Panama over the last 13 years. This goes hand in hand with what I spoke about in November’s Overseas Investor Summit,...
Spanish Schools in Panama
Spanish Panama is a Canadian-Panamanian directed language school for foreigners located in El Cangrejo. If you speak zero Spanish or just want to improve your Spanish speaking skil...
New Parking for Panama City
The Mayor of Panama this month gave the green light to start construction on three separate underground parking facilities which will provide 1,100 new parking spaces throughout th...
Pedasi Panama update
Jaime Ford, Minister of Public Works, announced on Wednesday that the new four-lane highway connecting Divisa with Las Tablas will be completely open by the end of October.  Mr. F...
Visas en Panama
Obteniendo una Visa en Panamá El Gobierno de Panamá continua agresivamente promoviendo la llegad de profesionales extranjeros a través de programas que permitan legalizar su est...
Types of Visas in Panama
The government of Panama continues to aggressively court foreign professionals and has consistently enacted new policies and renewed successful programs to both legalize immigrants...
New fourth bridge over the Panama Canal plus line three of the Metro
There have been big development headlines these last few weeks in Panama as the government confirmed plans for the 4th bridge across the Canal, line 3 of the Metro, along with a re...
Jobs and employment in Panama
It’s no secret that Panama is enjoying record levels of employment, due in part to a sustained eight year construction boom across almost every single sector.  Unemployment in P...
Local Pedasi Newspaper, El Pediseno, Interviews Tedd Tennis of Panama Equity
Tedd Tennis, manager of our Pedasi real estate office, was interviewed this month by the local paper El Pediseno. You can see the transcript below. A native of Michigan, Tedd first...
Boston School International Panama
Boston School International is an English speaking International school based in Panama City, Panama. It is associated to Franklin Covey´s program The Leader in Me and is in proce...
Stables, Horse Communities, and Equestrian Centers in Panama
In Panama, horses have been for many years a source of entertainment among foreigners and Panamanians.  For this reason, there is a very active horse riding and competition commun...
Jewish Schools in Panama
The main Jewish schools in Panama City, Panama are the Magen David Academy, Colegio Isaac Rabin, and the Albert Einstein Institute. The Magen David Academy is a Jewish school locat...
The Panama Canada Connection
The Panama-Canada Connection Strong Canadian Industry in the Isthmus New Canadian companies are taking a serious look at Panama as they see their competitors who are quietly reapin...
Questions and Answers from the US Embassy’s town hall meeting in November 2012
The following information was provided by the US Embassy in Panama.  It was a follow up to a few questions that were left unanswered after the town hall meeting on November 2nd, w...
Panama in 2016 part two: Life and real estate in Panama
As we step onto the subway and find our way to the seats, our conversation moves to the day’s viewings. The morning commute is over and our section is filled with two separat...
New direct flights to Panama and other Panama real estate and travel news for November
More Visitors and More Direct Flights to Panama Positive signs for continued growth in 2013 Panama is gaining ground as a destination for international conventions and the conventi...
Panama Economic and Business Update
The Spanish Are Coming! Economic and Business Update From our July 2012 Newsletter A sagging European economy combined with Panama’s six year growth trend have led a number of la...
A Foreigners Take on Politics in Panama
As of  July 1st, President Ricardo Martinelli has been in office for three years and has two years left in his term.  During that time, he has accomplished a number of his campai...
Moving to Panama: How to Choose the Right School
One of the most important considerations for expatriates moving with young children is choosing the right school in Panama. There are a few important things that you should know as...
Pedasi’s Emerging Hotel Scene
One of Panama’s most promising tourism regions is the Azuero Peninsula, which, shaped like a large cone, is home to a growing number of hotels. As we have mentioned in the pa...
JP Morgan Believes In Panama. Do You?
The outlook for the Panamanian economy is “enviable” as described it in a recent JP Morgan report about the prospects for Latin America and the Caribbean. We’ve seen ...
Working in Panama as a Foreigner Just Got Easier
An interesting law was just published in the official Gazette this week that may make it easier for foreigners to get residency here in Panama. For years, there were a number of wa...
Fishing in Pedasi – Panama’s Premier Fishing Destination
Sport fishing in Pedasi and the entire Southern coast of the Azuero Peninsula is terrific. The wide variety of game species and the abundance of marine life in these parts have att...
Panama Immigration Changes
From Panama Guide: Wow. Today Executive Order 343 of 16 May 2012 was published in the Official Gazette, “that creates within the immigration category of Permanent Resident, t...
Knightsbridge International School
Knightsbridge International School is one of the newest schools in Panama and opened their doors for the first time for the 2012 – 2013 school year. They are offeringclasses ...
Kings College Panama school information
King’s College, the British School of Panama is part of the King’s Group, an internationally well-known, prestigious education organization with schools in Spain and the UK. As...
Why Panama’s Upcoming International Film Festival will succeed
March 16th, 2012 Henk Van Der Kolk, braintrust of the renowned Toronto Film Festival is bringing independent films to Panama. Along with newly exported fruits and vegetables to Eu...
Some of our favorite Restaurants in El Cangrejo Panama
If you are looking for a good restaurant in El Cangrejo, you’re never more than a block away from some of Panama’s best food offerings. The restaurant selection in El Cangrejo ...
Canal Cash, 100 Multi-Nationals, & Swimming in Panama’s Bay?
December 12th, 2011 The impending holiday season in Panama marks what will probably go down as one of the most successful growth years in Panama’s history. In this monthR...
International School of Panama
Once again, the International School of Panama, or ISP as it is called here, located in Cerro Viento Rural on the route to Club de Golf, tops our list of schools in Panama. The Int...
Metropolitan School of Panama
The Metropolitan School of Panama offers pre K – 12th grade education. The MET is currently working towards obtaining international accreditation and has already been granted...
Balboa Academy
This Panama school enjoys a US and Panamanian accreditation for all graduates fulfilling the school’s rigorous curriculum. Balboa Academy opened in Panama in 1999 and has almost ...
Golf Courses in Panama
Panama has a number of fantastic golf courses and golf course communities.  For those interested in golfing in the city of Panama, golfers have the following golf courses to choos...
How I got stranded with Donald trump
July 11, 2011 World Surf Championships, Eco Tourism (finally), and Donald Trump stranded by floods in Panama! This month, we take a look at how a $14M investment will be used to pr...
Obtaining a Pensionado Visa in Panama
Here’s some great advice from a fellow Expat on obtaining your pensionado visa in Panama: The criminal background check can be from either your town, city, county or state, t...
Panama Hard Rock Megapolis Hotel
Marking its 16th property, and its first in Latin America, Hard Rock International today announced that the Hard Rock Hotel Panama Megapolis is expected to open in December 2011. ...
Moving to Panama
(from our April Newsletter) Taking the Plunge Who succeeds in Panama and who might be better off somewhere else Over the years, Panama Equity has had the opportunity to work with c...
Cheap Eats in Panama
Cheap Eats If you are paying more than $30.00 for a steak dinner for two in Panama, you are paying too much. This month, we explore a few of our favorite dining spots and add to ou...
Process of Paying Land Tax in Panama

Process of Paying Land Tax in Panama

The following is the process that you need to follow to pay your land tax in Panama. This is a new tax that, albeit small, is now r...

The Panamamerican School
The Panamamerican School is another solid option for schools in Panama. Located in Cerro Viento, this Panama School operates from March thru December and is one of only two schools...
Casa Ruigar
Hands down, one of the most well rounded projects in Panama, Casa Ruigar tops our list of new construction in Casco Viejo. This five story historic building is located in the heart...
La Salle Christian school
La Salle is a Christian school, founded in 1975 as an educational institution, its main concern is the integral formation of each student, respecting the free development of person...
Shopping in Panama: Furniture, Electronics, and the Deals to be had!
Shopping in Panama Weather you’re driving around town trying to find the best deal on appliances or looking for a couch with just the right shape and color- Panama’s modern and...
Insurance in Panama
One of the biggest reasons folks come to Panama is for the reduced cost of medical care. Real Estate in Panama is getting more and more expensive compared to distressed markets lik...
Colegio de Panama
Colegio de Panama is the next school in our ranking of schools in Panama. This Panama school operates from March – December and is currently only open to students in Kindergarten...
San Agustin school
San Agustin also ranks very well in our list of Panama Schools. Established in 2001, San Agustin school has a total enrollment of 2000 students from Pre-K to 12th grade. This schoo...
Food Shopping in Panama
The city of Panama has a number of modern super market chains as well as a number of small independent grocers and farmers markets. Here you can find lots of fresh meat, produce, s...
Oxford School
Oxford School, not to be confused with Oxford International School is another good school in Panama. It is located in Edison Park, off of Transismica and offers classes from Pre-K ...
Oxford International School
Oxford International School is another solid option for school choices in Panama. This school is located in the Bella Vista neighborhood of Panama, on Via Espana. Founded in 1983, ...
Saint Mary’s School of Panama
The next school on our list is the Saint Mary’s School of Panama, located in the Albrook neighborhood of Panama City. This is considered an “ international “ school because t...
Colegio Javier
Colegio Javier once again ranks well in our listing of schools in Panama. Colegio Javier is a local school located on Via Espana and offers education for grades Pre K – 12 in a m...