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Huge Tax Breaks For Property Owners In Panama – Tax Free up to $120,000

Starting in 2019, there will be a major tax break for homeowners in Panama. Not only will primary residences be tax free up to $120,000 in value, properties beyond that limit will only face tax of 0.5% per year. This will be the new property tax plan: For primary or family residences: 0.0% up to …

The Cheapest Way to get to Colombia From Panama

With the Darien Gap making it impossible to cross with a cheap bus, the only realistic option is to be at the mercy of the airline industry. If you look up flights on Priceline or other sites that gringos use, flights may be from $200 to $300 to get to Medellin or Bogota. Even the …

Dutch Journalist Okke Ornstein Imprisoned 20 Months In Panama For Libel

Dutch journalist Okke Ornstein has been arrested and imprisoned in Panama on a charge of criminal libel due to his posts from his blog bananamarerepublic. The Committee to Protect Journalists, amongst other international groups, are calling for his release. The journalist wrote about exposing shady business activities by Canadian expatriate Monte Friesner. Friesner had a …

Residency Options For Panama

Perpetual Tourism In Panama, it is still perfectly legal to live on a tourist visa but you must renew every six months. To renew your visa, you must exit the country and stay out for at least 3 days before you can come back in. The most popular route for renewal is the Paso Canoas …

Dumas Villa –

    Dumas Villa is located in San Antonio, a 12 km from central Panama City, and offers attractive gardens, a charming library and rooms with free Wi-Fi. Each air-conditioned room at the Dumas Villa features classic-style d├ęcor, a fan and a TV. All rooms have a private or semi-private bathroom with a shower and …

Townhouse in Bajo Boquete for $24 per night

8 minutes from the center of Boquete. Taxis are available for only $3 and buses pass by the main road and cost under $1. All services are included with the price. Water, electricity, cable TV, internet. Book here