Special for Fathers’s Day- Houston Association of Panamanians

Flyer, A Salute to the Father’s

We are passing this announcement from our friends  from HAP – The Houston Association of Panamanians, Inc. along to our readers in anticipation of Father’s Day next month.  If any of you plan to be in Texas and the Houston area next month, don’t miss it.  Thank you Marva Layne (HAP President) for sending us this news.

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Black Ethnicity Month 2017 in Panama

Africa en América -el Concierto

We want to share some of the key events for this year’s Black Ethnicity Celebrations in Panama:. Yes, Mes de la Etnia Negra: Continue reading

Reunited at Last – The Journey of the Holness Family

Entrance to Corozal Cemetery Panama.

We wanted to share with our readers a recent update that CGM Foundation has just sent us much to our joy and satisfaction. It chronicles the journey of the Holness Family in finding the grave of their ancestor at Corozal Cemetery. Enjoy the photos and follow the link for the video. Thank you Frances! Continue reading

The Fourteenth Panama Jazz Festival Dedicated to Violeta Green

Many of you are eagerly awaiting this year’s Panama Jazz Festival- the fourteenth to be exact- which is scheduled to take place next week from January 10th to January 14, 2017.  This year we’re excited to announce that the Jazz Festival will be dedicated to the inimitable Violeta Green, probably the best female Jazz vocalist of Panama.  The festival will take place at The Ciudad del Saber on the former grounds of Ft. Clayton.

Since we blogged about Violeta Green several years ago when we were writing about Lord Cobra and other West Indian Panamanian Jazz and Calypso artists, we’ve decided to re-print the article here entitled,  Violeta Green and Lord Cobra- A Meeting of Three Worlds.  Inform yourself by reading the article about the dynamic life of a remarkable woman.  The video will also fill you in on her life. Continue reading

Joined in Unity to Preserve our Silver Cemeteries

Opening the ceremony at Corozal Cemetery Gazebo was Carmela Gobern.

Opening the ceremony at Corozal Cemetery Gazebo was Carmela Gobern.

Frances Williams Yearwood tells us all about CGM Cemetery Preservation Foundation.

Frances Williams Yearwood tells us all about CGM Cemetery Preservation Foundation.

Mr. Louis Emanuel, poet

Mr. Louis Emanuel, poet

Tee shirts and caps for sale as part of CGM's fundraising program.

Tee shirts and caps for sale as part of CGM’s fundraising program.

How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth peace; that bringeth good tidings of good, that publisheth salvation; that saith unto Zion, Thy God reigneth!  Isaiah 52:7

As the Christmas celebration commemorating the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, approaches, we take a moment to give thanks to the Lord for answered prayer. Continue reading