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Carnival in Panama City Today

Nightlife, Bars, and PartyingBy DON WINNER for Panama-Guide.com - This video was shot and uploaded by La Estrella today, of the Carnival celebrations in Panama City.

Copyright 2012 by Don Winner for Panama-Guide.com. Go ahead and use whatever you like as long as you credit the source. Salud.

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Ruben Blades Will Close Out Jumbo Rumba Carnival 2012

Nightlife, Bars, and PartyingFor the amount of $130,000 Ruben Blades will close out the Jumbo Rumba Carnival 2012. The National Brewery is sponsoring the concert and will be paying the salsa singer. The carnival celebrations will start this afternoon at 4:00 pm on the coastal strip. If your concern is for parking, forget about it because there is a solution. An entire floor of the Multicentro Mall will be available for parking, together with the Atlapa Convention Center. Together they account for more than 500 parking spaces. The administrator of the Tourism Authority of Panama (ATP), Solomon Shamah, confirmed yesterday there will be free "Red Devil" buses to and from the parking areas, bringing people to the Coastal Strip.

Those who like to drink and rest easy. Panama City Mayor Roxana Mendez formalized that the unpopular "Carrot Law" will be suspended for four days. The "Tomato Law" will be in effect - drink as much as you want, any time you want.

The grounds of the Rumba Jumbo 2012 will be open until 4:00 am. At that time squads from the Authority of Urban and Household Cleaning will enter the area to clean up. From 7:00 am to 8:00 am the area will be open for cars to restock the shelves with goods and logistics. Then at about 9:00 am the doors will be opened to the masses, yelling agua! agua! agua! - and there will be seven water tanker trucks there to hose everyone down.

There for the first time the old folks will have their space. The Social Security Fund (CSS) will install a recreation center. It will have a plasma television with DVD videos, dominoes, cards, as well as hairdressers and manicurists, and snacks in the morning and afternoon. Don't be surprised if you see Eladio there.

At the site of Carnival no one can carry firearms or any kind of weapons. Nudity will not be allowed. It's also prohibited to throw anything slippery, to use whips, to throw flour, or tiny confetti. (Critica)

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Tricks and Tips For Enjoying Carnival 2012 in Panama

Nightlife, Bars, and PartyingBy DON WINNER for Panama-Guide.com - Carnival 2012 is right around the corner and I thought it would be a good idea to publish a sort of "Carnival Guide" for those who have not had a lot of experience with this sort of thing. Panama basically shuts down starting pretty much now, and things won't be getting back to normal until about Thursday, 23 February 2012, after Carnival is over and everyone gets back to work. And even then it will take awhile for the hangovers to go away and the sunburns to fade, and for people to get their heads back in the game. Carnival is basically one big street party that involves the entire country.

Insider Tricks From The Pros: You can have a great time during Carnival and really enjoy the party. There will also be lots of opportunities presenting themselves in the coming days, chances for you to get in trouble, get hurt, get robbed, or generally have something else bad happen to you. It's not all that hard to avoid the pain if you just plan a little, think ahead, and play it smart... (more)

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Water Trucks For "Culecos" Must Have Ministry of Health Permits

Nightlife, Bars, and PartyingAlgis Torres, the regional director of Health for the district of San Miguelito reiterated today (15 February) that all water tanks being used for the "culecos" (spraying water in the streets) during the four days of carnival must have been issued the proper permission from the Ministry of Health (MOH). Otherwise, the institution will fine the owners of vehicles that do not have permission. He added that each water tanker truck will be clearly identified with a sticker provided by the MOH, which will allow anyone who is participating in the "culecos" to easily see that the water being blasted at them has been through all of the health checks, to avoid health problems. Torres said health inspectors will be deployed to the areas where the carnival celebrations will be held, and they will also have operations to check on food vendors. (Estrella)

Editor's Comment: Here comes carnival 2012. Officially it's four days of partying - Saturday 18 February through Tuesday 21 February 2012. In reality many people take off the last couple of days this week in an attempt to get an early jump on the partying. Panama City will empty out with most people either going to the interior to spend their carnival time there, or leaving the country all together and going someplace else on vacation. It will be getting harder and harder to find fights to leave Panama this week, and harder to get a flight back in after next Tuesday when everyone else is coming back after carnival is over.

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CBS 48 Hours Mystery - "Viewing Party" at the Balboa Yacht Club Saturday Night

Nightlife, Bars, and PartyingBy DON WINNER for Panama-Guide.com - About a year ago the primary cable television provider in Panama City removed CBS from their lineup. As such, I have to go out somewhere to catch the CBS 48 Hours Mystery program "The Dark Side of Paradise" which will be airing on Saturday, 4 February 2012, at 10:00 pm local Panama time. I spoke to Chip, who recently took over management of the Balboa Yacht Club on Amador, and they have the necessary satellite feeds to watch CBS live. So, I'm inviting anyone who wants to watch this program to join me at the Yacht Club on Saturday night to see the program as it airs. I suspect they might make it available via the Internet later, but I want to see it as soon as possible.

Superbowl Sunday: There will be a World Class Chili Challenge & 46th Super Bowl Extravaganza on Sunday, 5 February 2012 at the Balboa Yacht Club. Chili Challenge: $25 entry fee, cooking begins at 11:00 am, judging at 5:00 pm. All cooking must me done on-site. Deadline for registration is 5:00 pm Friday, February 3rd. Registration forms will be available at the Balboa Yacht Club or at the VFW Post 3835 Service Office, Santa Fe Consultorio, room 210. There will be prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place, as well as Showmanship, Cash, trophies, etc. Super Bowl: Happy Hour prices, Appetizers, Games.

This event will help support VFW Post 3835 and its Ladies Auxiliary with their on-going charitable activities (Escuela Nuevo Progreso, Catherine Brown Home, Ollas Community and distressed veterans and/or family members) POC’s: Chip Pickard: 6674-0437 , chip@bocasdeltoro.net or Anita Littesy: 6616-0043/6490-2567, alittesy@yahoo.com.

Copyright 2012 by Don Winner for Panama-Guide.com. Go ahead and use whatever you like as long as you credit the source. Salud.

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Superbowl Sunday At The Balboa Yacht Club - Chili Cookoff

Nightlife, Bars, and PartyingThere will be a World Class Chili Challenge & 46th Super Bowl Extravaganza on Sunday, 5 February 2012 at the Balboa Yacht Club. Chili Challenge: $25 entry fee, cooking begins at 11:00 am, judging at 5:00 pm. All cooking must me done on-site. Deadline for registration is 5:00 pm Friday, February 3rd. Registration forms will be available at the Balboa Yacht Club or at the VFW Post 3835 Service Office, Santa Fe Consultorio, room 210. There will be prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place, as well as Showmanship, Cash, trophies, etc.

Super Bowl: Happy Hour prices, Appetizers, Games.

This event will help support VFW Post 3835 and its Ladies Auxiliary with their on-going charitable activities (Escuela Nuevo Progreso, Catherine Brown Home, Ollas Community and distressed veterans and/or family members)

POC’s: Chip Pickard: 6674-0437 , chip@bocasdeltoro.net or Anita Littesy: 6616-0043/6490-2567, alittesy@yahoo.com.

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Official Trailer - Nitro Circus The Movie 3D

Nightlife, Bars, and PartyingAs Promised, the first Nitro Circus the Movie 3D Trailer! Travis Pastrana and the whole Nitro Circus crew are back together in a truly LEPICDARY (epic n' legendary) action packed 3D film. Expect the impossible, ridiculous, insane, hysterical, and purely awesome! Coming to you in 3D, it will fee like you are riding shotgun with the crew.

We get a boatload of questions every day asking when the movie will be released. In truth, we don't have a definitive release date yet but we're getting closer. We hope it will be released sometime in the coming summer but the exact date still needs to be decided by the distributor. We are happy to say that 100% of the movie has been filmed and we're deep in to post production, editing, etc. We can't wait to show everybody the finished product because we have captured the biggest and best stunts we have ever attempted. Stay tuned-in to our Facebook, Twitter, and website for updates. Thanks for your patience; we think it's going to be worth the wait!

Editor's Comment: Can you spot the parts in the trailer that were filmed in Panama?

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Ring In The New Year At The Balboa Yacht Club

Nightlife, Bars, and Partying By DON WINNER for Panama-Guide.com - Looking for a way to ring in the New Year? Tonight there will be a party at the Balboa Yacht Club, located on the old Fort Amador. Some friends have recently assumed control of the management of the Balboa Yacht Club, and while they have not yet finished making all of the changes they plan to implement, they will still be throwing a party tonight to ring in the New Year. No cover charge. There will be a DJ (it was too late to book a band, they were all taken). There will be a midnight champagne toast, and something else they told me about, but I forgot what it was. Anyway, I'll be over there as well for awhile anyway. If Sarah has the legs to make it until midnight then we will hang out, or we might leave early if she runs out of gas. That's life when you have a five year old daughter. Ah, I remembered - the kitchen will be open as well - so food and stuff will be available if you're hungry.

Directions: If you've never been to the Balboa Yacht Club before, just drive like you're going to go out on the causeway. Just as you get on the old Fort Amador, look for a sign to the right for the Country Inn and Suites Hotel. Turn to the right there. The Balboa Yacht Club is located basically close to the hotel, to the left. There's a street that runs between the hotel (on the right) and the Balboa Yacht Club (on the left.) The Balboa Yacht Club is a very nice place to hang out, offering great views of the ships passing through the Panama Canal, lots of great people, good food, and cold beer. What more could you ask for? How about a pool table. That would be nice...

Copyright 2011 by Don Winner for Panama-Guide.com. Go ahead and use whatever you like as long as you credit the source. Salud.

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Sports Bet Panama - Your New SportBook

Nightlife, Bars, and PartyingHere at Sports Bet Panama we have the best lines in the market, come and check us out. We have a wide variety of options for SportBetting. Check out our Money Lines, The Parlay Payouts, Give points, Buy Points, Teasers, and More. And now we announce the grand opening of our facility at the Grill 50 on Ave. 12 de Octubre, the biggest sports bar in town.

We want to invite you to watch all of the College Bowl gams, NFL Playoffs, the NBA Opening on December 25th., and all other sports such as the UFC, as well as all Soccer Leagues from Spain, Germany, Italy all European Leagues, College basketball, MLB, NHL, NFL, Boxing, MMA, etc. So you can place your Bets in All Sports.

Our locations are in Hooters at the intersection of Calle 50 and Calle Uruguay; Billares Nelson Obarrio, and now in Grill 50 12 de Octubre.

Participate for a chance to win a trip to the SuperBowl, Lucas Oil Stadium, LowerEndZone Section, including a Round Trip Flight to Indianapolis and accommodations at the Garden Hotel arriving on Friday, 3 February until Tuesday, 7 February 2012, plus $500 cash for spending money. To Participate for every 20 dollar Parlay you get a ticket for the drawing. The winner ticket will be drawn from a revolving drum in front of a notary. The drawing will be televised on 22 January 2012 during the halftime of the last NFL Championship Game. This Promotion is authorized by The Gaming Board under Resolution 1053 of November 14, 2011.

Who is SportsBetPanama: Sports Bet Panama is a licensed operating SportBook appproved by the Panamanian gaming Board (Junta de Control de Juegos) With License No. 03-A.E.D.-11, approved under Resolution 67 of December 6, 2010 of the Gaming Board. The President of the Company is Jose Ventura, a Panamanian and one of the Few Certified by the Gaming Board of Panama to Operate Casinos, SportsBooks and All kinds of Gaming Halls by Resolution No. 133 of March 29, 2005 from Gaming Board (J.C.J.) and The Minister of Government and Finances of Republic of Panama.

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New Venue For Sports Gaming - SportsBetPanama.com

Nightlife, Bars, and PartyingThere are now new options for those in Panama City who like to bet on sporting events. Come and Bet with us at SportsBetPanama.com to participate in a chance to win a ticket to Super Bowl XLVI. Lucas Oil Stadium, the home of the Indianapolis Colts, will host the Super Bowl on 5 February 2012. This will be the first Super Bowl held in Indianapolis. The lucky winner will win a seat in the Lower End Zone section, a round trip flight to Indianapolis, hotel for five days and four nights, plus $500 in cash for spending money. Anyone can participate by betting on a $20 parlay at any of our locations, including all sports - NFL, NHL, NCAA, all of the College Bowls, Boxing, UFC, and more.

SportsBetPanama.com has featured locations in several well known venues in Panama City, including;



  • Hooters - Located at the intersection of Calle 50 and Calle Uruguay.

  • The Burger Bar - Located in the Mini Mall in El Cangrejo.

  • Billares Nelson (Nelson's Billards) - Located in Obarrio near Via Brasil, behind the Obarrio Commercial Center.

All of our locations are great places for people who want to watch live sporting events and to place bets on the action. Coming up this weekend: The College Bowl Games are starting tomorrow, Saturday, 17 December with the New Mexico Bowl (Temple vs. Wyoming), the Idaho Potato Bowl (Utah State vs. Ohio), and the New Orleans Bowl (San Diego State vs. Lafayette). On Sunday the NFL plays week 15 of the regular season with many key games as teams fight to make the playoffs. The NBA returns on Christmas Day. UFC 141 is coming up on 30 December, as well as all soccer leagues, hockey, and more. SportsBetPanama.com is your best new option offering the best lines in the market. Come and check us out.

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