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→

Panama’s Ecotourism is Set to Grow

April 3, 2016

Just released in February by the Panama Audubon Society is the new accounting of bird species for Panama. The new number is 1002 which is up from 997 counted in 2015. As the Audobon Society has always promoted birding, the…Read More→

Panama is the Number One Place to Retire

February 15, 2016

Once again, Panama is named the number one place to retire according to International Living’s Annual Global Retirement Index for 2016. That is why over 50,000 expats have chosen Panama as their retirement home. In all ten categories that…Read More→

It Is Carnival Time

February 6, 2016

Once again it is Carnival time in Chiriqui. While a few towns celebrate more than others, all take advantage of the holiday to close down businesses to party and spend time with family and friends. In Chiriqui, Dolega is the…Read More→

Zika Virus and the San Blas Islands

February 1, 2016

A health warning has been issued for people traveling to San Blas. There have been over 42 people in the San Blas islands which have become victims of the Zika virus. Panama had the first confirmed cases of Zika in December….Read More→