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What´s Up

Panama NewsWhat´s Up? Activities Guide for the Expatriate Community in Panama
No. 13 - October 7/04. For a free subscription courtesy of PALMETTO REALTY write to whatsupanama@cableonda.net with the word "subscribe" in "Subject").
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What´s Up? Events Guide for Expats

Panama NewsWhat´s Up? is an activities guide for expatriates living in Panama. It is written by Alonso de la Guardia and sent as a free public service to the expat community every week by his company PALMETTO REALTY.
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Gym's, Health Spa's and Exercise in Panama City

Sports SectionNo matter what your age or physical condition, there are lot's of excellent facilities in Panama City to help you reach your goals and stay healthy and active.
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Monica Porras - Cover Band at Zoomba's

Bands & MusicThis weekend Monica Porras will be playing at Zoomba...
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Thursday Night Sangria at Bennigans...

Food & DrinkThe Tavern at Bennigans has some specials worth mentioning if you're looking something to do...
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Primary and Secondary School Options...

Schools & EducationMany English speaking expatriates move to Panama with school aged childred, and there are some excellent schools available to choose from.
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Bringing Household Goods/Cars

Internet Shopping and Mail ForwardingImmigrating to Panama for many of us, means bringing Household Goods/Cars from the United States; as permitted by the Pensionada laws of Panama. Here's an overview of some of the things you will need to consider.
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Money Matters...

Money MattersPeople interested in living in Panama always have a few basic questions about money. This short article will answer only the most basic questions and should serve as a starting point. There are many opportunities for much more detailed posts on the specifics. Any takers?
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Charity Concert in David, Saturday 2 Oct 2004

Bands & MusicThere will be a big charity concert this Saturday, 2 Oct 2004 in David, for the Casa Esperanza (House of Hope) to help combat the exploitation of children and child labor in Panama. Some of the biggest names in Panamanian music will be here, including The Rabanes, Los 33, Os Almirantes, and others...
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How to get a residency visa if you can't be a pensionado

Immigration IssuesHOW TO GET PANAMANIAN RESIDENCY IF YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR THE PENSIONADO VISA


What if you don’t have a corporate “pension” and you’re too young for Social Security? Without one or the other, you are ineligible for the “Pensionado” visa. But there are several other ways to get a permanent residency visa, and some of them even allow you to eventually become a Panamanian citizen, if you so desire. All are a bit more complicated than the Pensionado visa process, will take longer, and will cost a bit more money in legal fees.
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Daily Panamanian News in English

Panama NewsIf you want to stay informed about what's happening in Panama but have a problem reading Spanish, The Isthmian is for you. We provide daily summaries of the news in Panama in English. You can subscribe to receive headlines by email, and we offer a free classifieds section.

Feel free to visit our site at http://www.isthmian.net

Okke Ornstein, editor
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Satellite Internet Service in Panama

Internet & TechnologyDon invited me to post an article on my experiences with trying to establish satellite Internet service here in Panama.
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How's the Ole' Ticker?

HealthcareTo get to the heart of the matter, if your ticker stops ticking, you're just about hosed. While there are lot's of great cardiologists in Panama City, one has floated to the top of the stack as the best choice. Allow me to introduce Dr. Jorge Motta (nod and smile, Jorge...)
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The Pensionado Visa (Retiring in Panama)

Immigration IssuesThere are a great many people who are interested in learning more about Panama as a retirement destination. Details surrounding the "pensionado" (or retired) visa is the one topic most discussed on the email boards such as Viviendo en Panama and Americans in Panama. What follows is a compilation of information gleaned from several authors and contributors. It is in no way complete and all encompassing, but should serve to give you a starting point and base of knowledge.
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You're going to need health insurance...

HealthcareIf you're planning on moving to Panama and living here for some time, sooner or later you're going to have a need to use the local healthcare facilities. In order to ensure your access to the best facilities available, you're going to be needing health insurance.
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Welcome To Panama Guide!

What is PG?Welcome to Panama-guide.com -- Panama Guide.com started off as a non-profit, volunteer project operated and managed by a group of friends who, combined, have literally hundreds of years of experience living and working in the Republic of Panama as expatriates. Our mission is to provide accurate and timely information, resources, and assistance to the English speaking expat community who live and work here. In addition try to help those who are researching and are interested in potentially moving to Panama in the future, as well as to those who plan to visit as tourists.
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Shula's -- The Place for Sunday Football

Food & DrinkIf you want to catch your favorite NFL team in action, check out Shula's Steak 2 in El Dorado...
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Woodstock

Bands & MusicFour years later, Woodstock comes back to life...
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