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→

Chiriqui Looks Forward to 2016 and Beyond

December 21, 2015

Chiriqui continues to prosper and grow. Evidence of that, is the many projects recently set forth for the new year. Just announced, Boquete has major plans for 2016. The major of Boquete, Emigdio Walker Vasquez, has just laid out…Read More→

Get to know Chiriqui

September 3, 2014

Panama is divided into nine provinces and Chiriqui is the western-most, bordering Costa Rica. What so many people love about Chiriqui is its rural nature, and the fact that we have beaches and mountains only about an hour apart….Read More→

Spotlight on: DAVID

September 3, 2014

The city of David is the capital of Chiriqui Province and the third largest city in Panama, with a population of about 85,000. David is a hub of the region for shopping, transportation, education, commerce, government affairs, banking, health…Read More→