Panama for Beginners is a one-stop guide for information relevant to ExPats in Panama. Whether you are considering a move to Panama, currently live here, or are just looking to vacation, Panama for Beginners is your go to place for the things you need to know about Panama. The blog is broken up into three main sections: Before You Move, While You're Here, and When You Vacation. The blog is updated with new posts several times a week, so check back often to get the latest need to know information for ExPats in Panama.
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7/2 Update at Bottom On a day that started with Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela facing the real possibility of seeing his legislative agenda in tatters, his ruling alliance broken apart, and facing a legitimate possibility of impeachment, the President battled back and delivered a stunning turnaround as a fractured legislature elected PRD Deputy Rubén […]
Although by a slimmer margin than last year, Panama came out on top of the new Gallup-Heathways Global Well Being Index for the second consecutive year, topping Costa Rica. The US, on the other hand, descended 12 spots from last year to place 23rd on the index. The index’s release will prompt a lot of […]
I was inspired to write this article by several comments I received on my Cost of Living breakdown where I detailed how my wife and I live in Panama for half of what it cost us to live in Tampa, Florida. They all generally are along the line of “hey, you save money mostly by […]