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Is Panama the new Riviera Maya?

(Yahoo) Now that Tulum is what it is (beautiful, laid back, not terribly far from New York City airports, and therefore overrun with hip city folk looking for a stress-free getaway), would-be vacationers are fixated on finding the next Riviera Maya. Panama is being floated as just that. Lay of the land It’s a five-hour […]

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Respect the bicycle riders in Panama City. Panama.

Pedestrian and bike signs in Panama – Respetelo!

( Panama’s capital, Panama City, lacks pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure, but the country has some pretty amusing signage. For example, there’s this “pedestrian” sign. Perhaps we should all be aware of bootylicious robots. All photos by the author. My personal favorite was this jogger sign. If a jogger ran past me with that physique, I […]

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Frank Gehry's New Science Biomuseo in Panama

Panama inaugurates Frank Gehry-designed museum

(The Big Story) After years of delays, Panama has inaugurated a museum designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry that officials hope will become a cultural landmark and symbolize the … [Read More...]

The Latin America Poker Tour (LAPT) Panama stop will start on July 23 and offer eight tournaments from the posh Veneto Wyndham Grand Hote Read more:

Latin American Poker Tour stops at the Veneto Hotel in Panama this week

(Cards Chat) The Latin American Poker Tour (LAPT) is extremely popular with players that like to follow various poker tours; after all, the locales offer not just the chance to win some poker, but … [Read More...]

Milciades Cano geeting tubed in Panama

Bodyboarding Paradise in Panama

(Riptide Magazine) Panama! A land of contrasts... actually, who knows, that's just a cool phrase. We do know that it's a pretty neat place - this editor ventured there in 2011 and was blown away by … [Read More...]

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Ruben Blades mulls second run at Panamanian presidency

(Reuters) Panamanian salsa star Ruben Blades said on Sunday he could be a candidate in Panama's 2019 presidential election, which would mark his second attempt at the presidency.The singer, 66, … [Read More...]

New Panama Canal lock gates.

Rare plants and animals rescued ahead of Panama Canal expansion.

(The Star Online) ROCKS and earth aren’t the only things being moved around during the Panama Canal expansion. Animals, birds and even a few insects – rare ones – have been trapped and relocated … [Read More...]