Features

Pargo rojo frito con patacones.

The surprising Panamanian cuisine

Panamanian food reflects the country’s mixed heritage of many cultures and ethnic groups, including Chinese, Spanish, African and French. The country’s geographical location means that it has a large variety of tropical fruits, vegetables and herbs which provide the ingredients that are used in native cooking. Typical Panamanian foods are mildly flavored, without the pungency

Columns

Robbin Blythe and “Jager Knights”catamaran Captain Maga at the helm.

Ilene Little Does Bocas del Toro

Ilene Little Does Bocas del Toro. Tourists visit and return to Bocas Town because they like the laid-back lifestyle. It attracts those who love fishing villages, where surfing, sailing, diving and snorkeling are also available. Business owners are happy campers too, and not just because thousands of tourists visit their places of business each year

Tours & Places

Taboga is called the island of the flowers.

Taboga a tropical paradise full of history

Located only 30 minutes by boat from Panama City, Taboga Island has a rich history that goes back to the time of the “conquistadores”. Pizarro set off from here to conquer Peru; swashbuckling pirates roamed its coast; the artist Paul Gauguin made it his home here for a while; and half the steamship trade of

Rep of Panama

De izquierda a derecha: Patricia Puentes, Directora de Alianzas Comerciales de Focus Publications, Néstor González, Vice Ministro de Comercio Exterior y Gina Valderrama, Directora de Inversión Turística de la Autoridad de Turismo de Panamá.

Focus Publications at the Rueda de Negocios

Recently Focus Publications with its publications “Panama Means Business” and “The Visitor” was at the “Rueda de Negocios” in the province of Chiriqui. This event promotes businesses in the region and encourages the export of Panamanian products.

News

Sunday’s for pedestrians in Casco is suspended

The Panama Municipality has decided to suspend indefinitely the measure that prohibited the entrance of cars to the Casco Antiguo of San Felipe on Sundays. According to Panama mayor, Jose Isabel Blandon, residents of the area were unhappy about the the pedestrianization, because it caused all kinds of problems. After a meeting with residents, tradesmen

Events

Contemporary dance at the City of Knowledge

Spanish dancer, choreographer and contemporary dance director, Fernando Hurtado, will present his latest creation “Confesiones de un primate en el kilómetro 50” (Confession of a primate in kilometer 50). This will be the only performance in Panama and will take place at the Ateneo Theater of the City of Knowledge on Tuesday, August 30, at

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