El único Panamá - Week 17

Welcome to our weekly series about the uniqueness of Panama! Jugo de Caña! One of the most productive crops in Panama is Sugar Cane, the fields go as far as the eye can see. The roadside vendors can be found throughout the country selling the 100 percent pure cane juice called Jugo de Caña or Guarapo de Caña. For only 50 cents you can taste this delicious all natural beverage after watching it made before your eyes by pressing the cane and squeezing out the fresh juice. This refreshing and tasty beverage is not as sweet as you may think!

El único Panamá - Week 16

Welcome to our weekly series about the uniqueness of Panama! Meet Panama, the Harpy Eagle in Panama. Panama, the first harpy eagle born in the United States (born in 2009 in the Miami Zoo) lives at the Summit Zoo. He replaced Cheyenne, a harpy eagle that recently at the age of 51. ​ The Harpy Eagle (Harpia harpyja) - the largest, most powerful eagle in the Americas - is the national bird of the Republic of Panama. It stands three feet tall and has a seven foot wingspan. Unfortunately, these magnificent creatures have but disappeared from the lowland rainforests of Tropical America due to direct persecution and habitat loss. It is believed Panama has the greatest concentration of harpy ea

El único Panamá - Week 15

Welcome to our weekly series about the uniqueness of Panama! Panama has the First Indigenous Community in Latin America to be Relocated Due to Climate Change! According to the NGO Displacement Solutions, some 1,450 Gunas will become the first indigenous community to relocate due to climate change. The natives of Carti Sugdup island, which is in the archipelago of Guna Yala, known as San Blas, will leave their traditional huts of white sugarcane walls and straw roofs and move to the mainland. The migration from the second largest island is the first of the 36 inhabited islands in the regions 365 islands. The total indigenous population of 33,109 inhabitants is distributed among coastal lands

Meet the new Director of Coronado Golf & Beach Resort in Panama!

We would like to introduce you to the new Director General of Coronado Golf & Beach Resort in the Coronado area! Salvador Sánchez is from Guadalajara, Mexico and has been working in the hotel industry for over 20 years. He has worked with some large resorts and comes to us with a lot of experience. Salvador has a list of exciting events, activities and changes he plans to implement to make the resort and Coronado the go-to place in Panama! Stop by, welcome him to the area, and tell him Cynthia form LORE Magazine sent you!

El único Panamá - Week 14

Welcome to our weekly series about the uniqueness of Panama! Panama was the first Latin American country to adopt the U.S. currency as its own! Photo: Casa de Montana The fact that Panama uses the American dollar as its currency stems from the country’s close ties with the U.S. The currency has been in use since 1904. There are no official U.S. treasuries or mints in Panama so the bills are not minted in the country. Panama also has its own currency called the Balboa, named for the Spanish explorer/conquistador Vasco Núñez de Balboa. It is used interchangeably with the US Dollar —one dollar equals one Balboa. Panama does not issue Balboa paper notes. However, it does have a one dollar Balbo

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