The Panama Canal (ACP) has inspired artists for decades. Now three painters: Al Sprague, George Scribner and Matt Tomlet, are capturing on canvas the expansion of the interoceanic waterway in three different styles, creating a visual chronicle.
International artist, Al Sprague, was born and raised in the Republic of Panama. After receiving a master’s degree from the American University in Washington, D.C., he returned home … Continue reading →
Election Day, Sunday, May 4, is coming fast and the squabbles among the presidential candidates are increasing. During the presidential debate, organized by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Panama, the true colors of José Domingo Arias (Cambio Democrático CD); Juan Carlos Navarro (Partido Revolucionario Democratico PRD) and Juan Carlos Varela (Partido Panameñista) came to light.
Property entrepreneur, John Hitchcox, and designer, Phillippe Starck, co-founders of yoo Worldwide, recently paid a visit to the country to inaugurate their latest venture, Yoopanama, a luxury residential complex located on Avenida Balboa built in collaboration with Habitats Developments. The building comprises two towers offering 1- and 2-bedroom, loft style apartments as well as penthouse suites with spectacular views of the Bay and the City.
Respect and love for the land is something that Panama has been losing over the last few years. A group of mothers got together with other members of the community of La Chorrera, to create the Man and Mother Earth Reconnection Organization (Organización para la Reconexión Hombre Madre Tierra (ORHOMATI) which seeks to teach children, teenagers and adults how … Continue reading →
The province of Colón is the cradle of Panama’s Afro-Antillean culture as well as the site for some of the county’s most impressive colonial-era ruins. The best-known is the town of Portobelo, the old Spanish fort which served as the shipping port through which the plundered riches of Central and South America were sent to the Spanish Crown. … Continue reading →
The Dutch pianist, Silvard Kool, is coming to Panama to play at the National Theater (Teatro Nacional) on Wednesday, April 23 at 7:30 p.m. He is being sponsored by the National College of Panamanian Journalists (CONAPE) to mark World Press Freedom Day –May 3. Tickets to the concert range from $5 to $30 and are … Continue reading →