plane Foreigners Still Love Panama |
Many foreigners are coming to Panama for more than a brief visit.  For 2009 work permits issued to foreigners in Panama rose by 58.2%.  Many of this is due to the arrival of multinational companies…


waterfall Extreme Summer Adventure in the Wilds of Panama  | Aventuras Extremas en el Verano de Panamá
Yes adventure is to be had in the wilds of Panama.  There is something for everyone.  The point of this type of adventure is to get close to nature.  For those who want to get started in along the adventure tourism trail a first step would be trail walking.


blueprint Panama´s Housing Deficit  | El Déficit Habitacional en Panamá
With the amazing real estate boom you would think that there is no housing deficit in Panama and you would be mistaken.  The real estate boom was in high end housing which with the current crisis is pretty much at a stand still.  With regards to low income housing it is with this new government that strides are starting to be made. 

fruit Exotic Fruits: One of Panama´s Top Non-Traditional Exports  |
Frutas Exóticas: Las Mejores Exportaciones No Tradicionales de Panamá
Panama is like a huge tropical garden where you can easily pick the makings of an exotic, fresh and sweet fruit salad.  Yes, a fruit salad. Just walk out of your condo into the street and you will meet on every corner little carts selling a small assortment of tropical fruit…



trump Trump Ocean Club in Punta Pacifica Panama to be Delivered in 2010  |
Trump Ocean Club en Punta Pacífica Panamá a Ser Entregado en el 2010
In a time of such financial uncertainty and real estate chaos one of Panama´s premier projects is almost done and close to delivery.  Trump Ocean Club should be ready for delivery by the end of 2010.



diamonds Panama´s Diamond Exchange: Closer to Becoming a Reality  |
La Bolsa de Diamantes de Panamá: Más Cerca de la Realidad
The construction of the Panama Diamond Exchange will begin within the next few months but the Panama Diamond Exchange intends to start operations this year at temporary headquarters in Punta Pacifica…The Panama Diamond Exchange shall be the 29th diamond exchange in the world.

bottle Panama, Exporting A Natural Resource: Water  |
Panamá, Exportando Un Recurso Natural: Agua
Bottled water has long been a valued commodity in the international market. Both giants of the beverage industry, Pepsi and Coca Cola own water bottling plants and have their own bottled water brands.  Panama has recently entered the bottled water market at an international level.



film A Chance For Panamanian Film Making |
Un Chance Para La Industria Fílmica En Panamá 
Yes Panama does have a film industry but it is in its very early infancy.  In July 2007 Law 36 was passed creating incentives that make it attractive to film in Panama…



dugout Other Water Spots in Panama Aside from the Beaches |
El En Panamá, En Vez de Ir a la Playa, Otros Lugares Refrescantes
The beauty of Panama is that it offers many options within a tiny span of geography…Many Panamanians enjoy the summer in rivers, water holes, thermal wells or lagoons around the country…



carnival Carnival Is Heading Our Way, Get Ready | El Carnaval Ya Viene En Camino, Espero Este Listo
Carnival is on the way.  This fantastic Panamanian party is from the 13th until the 16th of February.  All government offices and banks are closed as well as many offices in varying schedules so if you had business to transact you need to check the schedules.



hotel Panama, Summer Hotel Occupancy In An Upwards Trend |
Panama, La Tasa De Ocupacion De Hoteles Este Verano Será Muy Alta

The dry season with its clear, blue skies, serene emerald and turquoise seas and warm breeze, is in the air and the beach is the favorite cooling down destination.  Hotel occupancy rates reflect a big upsurge for the end of 2009



plans Who's Building Panama's Infrastructure Projects? |
¿Quién construye los grandes proyectos de infraestructura de Panamá?
Panama has transitioned in the name of transparency into public bidding for all government projects be they small projects or huge infrastructure projects.


canal Panama Canal Expansion Moves Full Speed Ahead |
La Expansion Del Canal De Panamá Avanza A Toda Velocidad
The fourth and last dry excavation project in the Canal Expansion was just bid on and the consortium made up by FCC from Spain, ICA from Mexico and Meco from Costa Rica…



diver Panama's Biodiversity: A Cure For Cancer? |
La Biodiversidad De Panama: ¿Una Cura Para El Cancer?
The island of Coiba is currently a National Park protected by law and within this year new species of animals and coral, indigenous to the area have been discovered.  It provides a wealth of scientific knowledge in terms of flora and fauna and now it may even provide a cure for cancer.





Panama´s Economic Projections For 2010 Look Quite Bright  |
Las Proyecciones Económicas De Panamá Para El 2010 Se Ven Muy Positivas
Panama according to the CEPAL´s report "Preliminary Balance of the economies of Latin America and the Caribbean 2009" seems to have weathered the economic crisis fairly well and its GDP is expected to grow 4.5% in 2010…



rainforest Panama Engaged In Cutting Edge Biological Drug Research |
Panamá Participa En Investigaciones De Avanzada Sobre Drogas Biológicas
Panama has long been recognized for its inmense biodiversity, both in plant and animal species, concentrated in a relatively small space.  Add this to the fact that many drugs in use today for medical purposes originate from substances found in nature…


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