Albrook Mall

Malls offer convenient shopping

Panama is rapidly becoming a shopping destination and with the celebration of Black Friday every year, more and more travel agents in Central and South America are creating holiday packages to take advantage of the bargains offered by the retail sector. Until 20 years ago, malls were a rarity in the country. However, when the


Yellow Fin Tuna – they’re still out there if you know where to find them. Jay Warner shown with 50 lb. Yellow Fin Tuna caught Sunday fishing with Captain Shane Jarvis owner of Sport Fish Panama Island Lodge in Paridas, Panama

Fishing in the Gulf of Chiriqui

On Sunday November 15, Captain Shane Jarvis went out on his 33-ft sport fishing boat T.O.P. Cat for a day of fishing with his Dad, Bruce, client and friend, Jay Warner, and his property manager Steve Volk. Jarvis owns the Sport Fish Panama Island Lodge on Isla Paridas, Panama. “Fishing is all about recognizing the

Tours & Places

Celebrating Thanksgiving with style

Thanksgiving is celebrated in Panama with style. Hotels and restaurants create special menus for that day, which includes turkey with all the trimmings as well as a glass of wine or champagne and entertainment. The Visitor gives a short list of places where you can go to celebrate this special holiday with your family and

Rep of Panama

Air Panama currently it has a fleet of 25 aircraft, with more than 500 employees

Air Panama now flies to Colombia’s coffee capital

Air Panama will connect the Colombian coffee zone of Armedia with Panama City with three flights a week starting from December this year. The second most important Panamanian airline has operated the route Medellin-Panama since 2014. The company decided to fly to this area, because it was essential to connect the important international traffic from


Isthmian Update – Vol. 21#47

Deficient transmission line Hydropower is contributing more than 60% of the electricity consumed in the country, however, due to the lack of capacity in the transmission line, many plants continue to waste water. According to the report of operations of the National Dispatch Center, there were 1,482 megawatts of demand on Wednesday, of which 66%


Mitch Woods

Jazz is the air in Boquete

At a time when festivals come and go, it’s especially noteworthy when one commands the admiration of musicians in North, Central and South America. Such is the Boquete Jazz & Blues Festival to be held next year, February 25 through 28. Few festivals offer the intimacy and ambience of Boquete, perched nearly 4,000 feet up