Stories about Panama from March, 2007
“It occurred to me that for people like Carlos, assuming the worst about strangers is one of life’s great little pleasures. A pleasure which can transform something as boring and mundane as a taxi ride, into something dangerous and risky and rash,” writes Matt Landau in his meditation on “Taxis...
Melissa de Leon reminds readers that “in Panama and the rest of Latin America, Holy Week and Lent are among the most important dates on the calendar.” Here's a great introduction to the importance of Holy Week in Latin America along with some tasty recommendations for what to cook.
This looks like a tasty combination: crispy fried whole fish from Panamanian chef Melissa de León with twice fried plantains from Honduras-based “La Gringa”.
Carlos Donderis, a Spanish blogger living in Panama, gets a kick out of Panamanian addresses [ES], which have more to do with description than a specific address.
Rob Rivera's blog is becoming much more than just a great source of laughs and insight into Panamanian culture – it's also becoming an inclusive social hotspot. The next two upcoming events: a tribute to the Deftones and the next “Beers & Blogs Panama”.
As promised, Rob Rivera has published a detailed first day account of his carnival adventure. “February is a very contradicting month: not only do you have the annual opportunity given to you by Hallmark to tell the person you love that you do (and if you didn’t then oh noes!)...
#1: From Panama's Noriegaville News: Uproar among expats about HSBC Panama SLAPP suit If the intention was to silence criticism of its service, the attempt has already miserably failed. A storm of protest and foreigners closing their accounts has so far been the result of a lawsuit HSBC Panama has...
Leon Kadoch congratulates fellow Panamanian blogger, Melissa de León, “The Cooking Diva” for winning the Bloggie Award for “Best Latin American Blog” for the second year in a row. Melissa herself is grateful to her many fans.
Seeking a respite from the rising north-of-the-equator temperatures? Head over to the Cooking Diva Blog and learn how to make popscicles from red hibiscus and yogurt.
Panamanian web designer Jorge Arango is a fan of This American Life. After watching an interview with the show's host, Ira Glass, on the art of storytelling, Arango applies some of those same lessons to the business of small scale web design.