Gate installation begins at Panama Canal Expansion

The installation of the gates for the new locks of the Panama Canal successfully began on the Atlantic side of the waterway.

“This is a very important milestone for the Expansion Program,” said Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano. “We see how the new locks are rapidly taking shape as we move towards the successful completion of the project.”

The first gate will be located … Continue reading

Aeroméxico on track with direct flights scheduled next year


Aeroméxico and Panama’s Tourism Authority recently made public their talks to bring direct flights of the Mexican carrier to Panamá beginning May 14, 2015, this according to ATP Administrator Jesús Sierra Victoria.

visitor20-51_Page_02_Image_0004The ATP Administrator had met last week with the Mexican Ambassador to Panama, Ana María Diéguez; Aeroméxico’s Director of Corporate Strategy, Rubén Martínez; and Miguel … Continue reading

Nitro City celebrates its fourth year anniversary

Nick Jacobs

This Saturday, December 20 is Nitro City Action Sports Resort’s 4th birthday. To celebrate, the Nitro Circus Crew is throwing a pool party at the resort in Punta Chame, with drinks, food, music and extreme sports all on the agenda for a full day of fun and excitement. Fans are abuzz with the news of Nitro City’s co-founder, Travis Pastrana, and his friends from the … Continue reading

In its last weeks

“Panamá” de Pilar Montero, una animación de tres minutos que evoca el estilo de Monty Python.

Top Panamanian contemporary artists in group show

The Spanish Cultural Center, better known as la Casa del Soldado, in Casco Antiguo, is in the final weeks of its latest art exhibition, “Progreso (un borrador),” a group showing of the Panamanian artists that participated in the ninth edition of the Visual Arts Biennale of the Central American Isthmus (BAVIC) which took place in August … Continue reading

Exhibit looks at Chinese culture

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p. 30 cruzar_eloceano_fmt“Cruzar el océano” (Crossing the ocean) is a new exhibit taking place at the Contemporary Art Museum that is sponsored in large part by the Office of Chinese-Panamanian Commercial Development. The show comprises 31 oil, acrylic and watercolor works with styles that run the gamut from landscapes to the school of abstraction known as informalism. … Continue reading

The beautiful shore of Remedios

Botes son fáciles de alquilar para explorar las marismas y estuarios de la costa de Remedios.

By Milagros Sánchez Pinzón

Remedios is one of the eastern districts of the province of Chiriquí, easily accessible by way of the Interamerican Highway, approximately one hour by car from the city of David.

Remedios is blessed with twelve kilometers of coastline, presenting an extraordinary marine landscape for visitors. Here, marshes are interspersed with estuaries, creating a small group of continental islands with … Continue reading

Swinging Boquete – Jazz and Blues return to the Chiriqui highlands

Turistas y residentes disfrutando de la edición del año pasado.

When summer comes back to Boquete in early 2015 the valley will resonate once again with the sounds of world-class Latin Jazz and the raw power of North American Blues. For almost a full week, world-class music will rule the Boquete valley again with the 9th edition of the annual Boquete Jazz & Blues Festival (BJBF), the biggest international music festival in the Chiriqui highlands.

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