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!