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→

Panama Looks to the Skies

November 25, 2015

Panama continues to attract tourists.  Seeing the potential for more booked flights the airlines are taking notice. Air Transat a major airline in Canada has announced that is it going to start delivering passengers from Canada to Rio Hato….Read More→