Daily Archives: August 28, 2010

Santa Ana Kids Get Creative with Ecological Murals

Colorful octopi and fish are showing up on the walls of Panama City’s Santa Ana neighborhood. In an activity sponsored by the Dharma Panama Foundation, Evo Posta and SembrArte, the at-risk neighborhood’s children gather on Sundays for “Come and Paint Your Green Mural Day.” The activity hopes not only to encourage the children to develop…

A Day in Panama in 1869

In the April 1869 edition of San Francisco’s The Overland Monthly, an unnamed author published an article entitled “A Day in Panama,” his impressions of Panama at the time. The author arrives to the Bay of Panama by boat marveling at the attractive tropical scenery.    He passes Taboga island, once a coaling and repair…