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Liz Weston: Should you move abroad for health care?

The notion that health care outside the U.S. could be good as well as cheap is a foreign one to many Americans. Kathleen Peddicord frequently hears from such skeptics as founder of Live and Invest Overseas, a site for people curious about living abroad. Actual expats like her, however, tell of good-quality care at a … Continue reading Liz Weston: Should you move abroad for health care?

3 Places Where it Pays to Be a Retiree—Overseas Havens with the Best Benefits in 2019—InternationalLiving.com

  BALTIMORE, MD./ FEBRUARY 12, 2019 (STL.News) Retiring to good-value, warm-weather locales overseas offers lots of rewards: like less stress, more freedom, and a lifestyle upgrade (live better, spend less). But those benefits are largely a function of climate and global economic disparity—retirees head to warm-weather locales where their dollars stretch, simple as that. But … Continue reading 3 Places Where it Pays to Be a Retiree—Overseas Havens with the Best Benefits in 2019—InternationalLiving.com

PANAMA CITY | Pope challenged on sex abuse as young take stage in Panama

PANAMA CITY—Jan 26, 2019— Young people challenged Pope Francis on the Catholic Church’s sex abuse scandal and the plight of Christians in the Middle East as the youth took center stage Saturday in the final events of World Youth Day in Panama. After celebrating Mass for Panama’s priests and nuns, Francis had lunch with 10 young … Continue reading PANAMA CITY | Pope challenged on sex abuse as young take stage in Panama

5 Overseas Retirement Hubs for Pampered, Luxury Living on the Cheap—InternationalLiving.com

  BALTIMORE/ DECEMBER 12, 2018 (STL.News) “In the right places abroad, retirees can automatically upgrade their retirement to one of pure luxury—and enjoy the perks of a swank lifestyle for far less than a comparable retirement back home would cost,” says Jennifer Stevens, Executive Editor of International Living. “I’m talking high-end living. Only that eye-popping, … Continue reading 5 Overseas Retirement Hubs for Pampered, Luxury Living on the Cheap—InternationalLiving.com

Panama, the Dominican Republic and Costa Rica Named Best Caribbean Countries for the American Real Estate Investor

  NEW YORK/ Dec. 4, 2018 (STL.News) WIRE Consulting, an independent company specialized exclusively in International Real Estate services, sees a wide range of potential opportunities for the American real estate investor in Panama, the Dominican Republic or Costa Rica. A growing presence of international buyers from all over the world are making their way … Continue reading Panama, the Dominican Republic and Costa Rica Named Best Caribbean Countries for the American Real Estate Investor

Avoid Winter in These 7 Great-Weather Overseas Escapes—Internationalliving.com

  BALTIMORE/ NOVEMBER 20, 2018 (STL.News) “Winters in the U.S. seem to be getting less and less predictable each year,” says International Living Executive Editor Jennifer Stevens. “But in plenty of great-value retirement destinations around the world, the weather stays warm and sunny year-round. These are perfect places to escape to for a break from … Continue reading Avoid Winter in These 7 Great-Weather Overseas Escapes—Internationalliving.com

United States | Panama’s Independence Day

 United States – On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I extend best wishes to the people of Panama as you celebrate 115 years of independence on November 3. The United States and Panama share a special history of close ties, shared values, and mutual understanding. In my October trip to … Continue reading United States | Panama’s Independence Day

Texas News: HOUSTON, John Patrick Acord, Seller of Shipping Containers Heads to Prison for Securities Scheme

HOUSTON, Texas – A 54-year-old resident of Kingwood and Panama City, Panama, has been ordered to federal prison for mail fraud and ordered to pay more than $8 million in restitution, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. Steven Patrick Jones pleaded guilty May 1, 2014. Today, U.S. District Judge Gray Miller, who accepted the guilty plea, … Continue reading Texas News: HOUSTON, John Patrick Acord, Seller of Shipping Containers Heads to Prison for Securities Scheme

5 Caribbean Islands Where You Can Live on $36,000 or Less a Year—InternationallIving.com

  BALTIMORE/ OCTOBER 16, 2018 (STL.News) “The idea of Caribbean island living comes with the romance built in—crystal-clear, bathtub-warm waters; coconut palms trees swaying in a languid breeze; no more worrying about an early morning commute or a stressful job,” says International Living’s Executive Editor Jennifer Stevens. “But most people also assume that a picture-perfect … Continue reading 5 Caribbean Islands Where You Can Live on $36,000 or Less a Year—InternationallIving.com

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica | 6.0 quake shakes Costa Rica near Panama; no major damage

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — A strong earthquake shook southern Costa Rica near the border with Panama Friday evening, toppling items from store shelves and knocking out power in places, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or major damage. The U.S. Geological Survey reported that the quake had a magnitude of 6.0 and … Continue reading SAN JOSE, Costa Rica | 6.0 quake shakes Costa Rica near Panama; no major damage

HELSINKI | Car transport ship runs aground off Sweden’s east coast

HELSINKI  — Swedish officials say a large Panama-flagged cargo vessel carrying hundreds of vehicles has run aground on the country’s east coast en route to the port of Sodertalje, south of Stockholm, and has reportedly leaked some oil. The Swedish Coast Guard said the 139-meter (456-foot) Makassar Highway ran aground in an archipelago north of … Continue reading HELSINKI | Car transport ship runs aground off Sweden’s east coast

MOSCOW  | The Latest: Kane penalty gives England a 2-0 lead v Panama

MOSCOW  — The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup (all times local): 3:22 p.m. England is 2-0 up after just 22 minutes against Panama, with Harry Kane adding a penalty to John Stones’ early goal. Kane smashed his spot-kick into the top left corner after Jesse Lingard was fouled by Panama’s Fidel Escobar. The … Continue reading MOSCOW  | The Latest: Kane penalty gives England a 2-0 lead v Panama