Daily Archives: February 19, 2014


Calle Abajo Carnaval Queen
Did you know the flamboyant spectacle of Carnaval in Las Tablas, Panama was started with a Church fight back in the 17th century?  It seems back then the fervently religious Spanish colonists were divided into two factions, each with its own patron saint.  The Hermitage of Santa Cruz celebrated the Holy Cross on May 3, and Caledonia celebrated Santa Librada […]

CARNAVAL Prep: The Tale of Arriba and Abajo