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→

Outlook for Job Growth in Panama for 2016

January 17, 2016

The population of Panama is slightly over 3 million. Unemployment here has been steady between 3 to 5 percent. That is the lowest in Latin America. This year Panama is expected to have an increase in jobs by 31,…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→

Christmas Time in Panama

December 14, 2015

The holidays are upon us here in Panama. Evidence is just about anywhere you look. Stores are decked out in the holiday colors and playing the Christmas carols we all know and love. Outside, lights are going up on…Read More→