Earthquake border area Panama

June 26, 2019

Last night we were startled by a powerful, 6.5-magnitude earthquake that hit the border area between Panama and Costa Rica, including the province of Chiriqui. The tremors were even being felt some 500km away in Panama City. The earthquake,…Read More→

El Plátano – Green Plantain

June 24, 2019

The green plantain – when staying in Panama you must have seen it. Either in the supermarket, in the chino on the corner, on the Tuesday market or sold next to the road. Plantains look identical to bananas, only…Read More→

National Holidays of Panama for November 2016

October 11, 2016

Once again the national holidays of Panama are approaching. The month of October leading up to the November holidays is a taste of what is to come. October is filled with impromptu rehearsal parades and lots and lots of…Read More→

New Construction in David

September 19, 2016

Old buildings are being torn down as new construction in David is booming. New mini malls are springing up with new start up businesses all over the city in addition to the newly added chains from North America that are…Read More→

David Grocery Stores

September 8, 2016

David is adding grocery stores all the time. As the economy grows people have more disposable income for groceries and not just staple items. Once most grocery stores were located where the mass of the population was highest. Now,…Read More→

New Convention Center to be Built in Boquete

July 13, 2016

Alcaldía De Boquete has announced that a new convention center will be built in Boquete. This will be the second convention center in Latin America that will be built eco friendly. The design will be based on modern architecture that will also…Read More→

The Zika Virus in Panama?

May 15, 2016

The Zika virus is not new but has proliferated among the Americas this year. As for Panama we currently have cases reported mostly among the Guna Yala in area of Panama on the Caribbean Coast east of the canal…Read More→