Sunday, June 5, 2016

Panama organizations

Some Panama organizations:

U.S. Navy League in Panama:

American Society of Panama:

Balboa Elks Lodge, La Boca Road: Lodge # 1414

InterNations:  See

Panama Historical Society (No website), email:

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Rain & flooding in Panama

Rain & flooding in Panama close Tocumen airport for 30 minutes, see:

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Alert from the U.S. Embassy in Panama

From the U.S. Embassy in Panama:

The U.S. Embassy in Panama alerts U.S. citizens that protestors have completely closed via Transistmica near the University of Panama in Panama City. Clashes between protestors and police are reported. Expect heavy traffic delays in the area.
For up-to-date information on security, Americans traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department’s Internet web site at Further information on safety and security can also be obtained by calling 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or on a regular toll line at 1-202-501-4444. These numbers are available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Cantus Panama presents Panama, Musical Crossroads

From email:

Cantus Panama presents Panama, Musical Crossroads on Sunday May 22 at 3
pm and Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 4 pm.

Please join us for a musical journey through time featuring music that
explores the many cultures that have come to Panama. Our program includes
music from 16th century Spain, folksongs from many countries, and popular
songs from Panama and the Caribbean, and promises to keep you moving with
the exciting rhythms and harmonies that are captured by this music.

The Sunday, May 22 performance will be held at St. Lukes Cathedral on Ancon
Hill and the Sunday, May 29 performance will be at the Biomuseo on the
Amador Causeway. Suggested donation is $10, tickets available at the door.

Please mark your calendars and tell your friends!

Friday, April 22, 2016

U.S. Navy League meeting in Panama

From the Panama Navy League:


We are happy to have Mark Minier join us again to share more about his experience in Iraq and a little on the former Soviet Union. Please take a moment to review his bio and I think you can guess the slideshow will be even better than last time.

Mark is a biochemist and Vice President with PureLine Treatment Systems based in Houston, Texas.  He has more than 28 years’ experience in various areas of biological event response and chlorine dioxide applications for biological and chemical control.

He is currently working on numerous domestic and international projects including Panama with Pureline involving:

Drinking water
Wastewater, and industrial water treatment
Food and beverage treatment
Medical waste treatment
Biological event planning and response

Recent biodefense project experience includes:

Chief Biosafety Officer and Director of Laboratory Operations for Anthrax Investigation and Remediation in Washington, D.C. and Trenton, NJ
Chief Biosafety Officer and Technical Director for Suspect Biological Materials Investigation and Remediation, New York, New York
Biosafety Officer and Laboratory Director for Iraqi Survey Group, WMD Inspection, Baghdad, Iraq
Biosafety Lead Biological Safety Officer for Weapons Proliferation Prevention Program and for Biological Threat Reduction Programs (Defense Threat Reduction Agency contract) Moscow, Russia
Lead Biosafety Officer CTR/CIS (Defense Threat Reduction Agency contract), Odessa, Ukraine; Kiev, Ukraine.
He serves as senior biochemist for large scale facility decontamination projects and provides technical and regulatory agency support.

Please plan on joining us for an insightful evening.

Date: May 10
Time: 7pm
Le Meridien Hotel
$30 including glass of wine

Please let us know your attendance by noon on the 9th.

Kind regards,

Hunter Schultz
Navy League Panama Foundation

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

U.S. Embassy Patio Sale

U.S. Embassy:

On Saturday, 16 April, the US Embassy is holding a Patio Sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the grounds upper parking lot.
They already have the 30 tables assigned so feel free to browse around and maybe you'll find that gem, or thing, you've been looking for.

The event is open to the public.

Friday, April 1, 2016

American Society of Panama Art Auction

American Society of Panama Art Auction
Dazzling, original artworks ... on sale
For a limited time period only, we are offering for sale the unsold artwork from our 2015 Grand Panama Gala and Art Auction.
We are excited to display the remaining 9 pieces of unsold Artworks from the Amsoc Art Auction at Xuvia Restaurant & Bar in Costa Del Este.
For reserve prices and descriptions of the artworks, download the PDF now or visit Xuvia Restaurant & Bar where all the artworks are being displayed.
All proceeds from the paintings will go directly to Amsoc and will help support our charities.
For all inquiries and interest in purchasing artwork please contact:
Scott Crystal at: