New mailing address for SAMAAP

Considering that the Panamanian national postal system has not been functioning, we made the decision to obtain a mailbox from the private company Mailboxes, Etc.  Even though we cannot send correspondence from this mailbox, the new address that we are sharing below will be much safer to receive correspondence from

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SAMAAP Elections

SAMAAP ELECTIONS COMMITTEE 2020 We inform all members of SAMAAP that the finalized list of all those eligible to participate in the elections to be held on October 31, 2020, has been finalized. The members who reside in Panama and those who live overseas may cast their vote for the

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Know Your Canal 2020

This year, we will be having a virtual commemoration of Know Your Canal Week from August 9 to 15, 2020. The Society of Friends of the Afro-Antillean Museum of Panama (SAMAAP) with the support of the National Secretariat for the Development of Afro-Panamanians (SENADAP), the Panama Canal Authority (ACP), the

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40th West Indian Fair 2021 has been canceled

Considering the health crisis we are facing with COVID 19, we made the decision to CANCEL the Gran Feria Afroantillana scheduled for February 13 & 14, 2021.

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Artist Martanoemi Noriega

Inspiration for our new website The headers and homepage for our new website as well as our 2019 newsletter were inspired by the murals by Martanoemí Noriega that are painted on the exterior walls of the museum. A colorful mural called “Contribution of Afro-Antilleans to the development of the country”,

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