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What I am reading now

  On a warm and cloudless Sunday afternoon in the middle of August, Michelito Lagravere strode into the brand-new Caliente Plaza de Toros in downtown Tijuana to the sound of his name chanted by 3,000 spectators. Barely taller than a bull himself—hence his name, Little Michel, after his father, a French-born bullfighter—Lagravere is unassuming and […]

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Fewer Mobile Phone Operators

If the bill that has already been approved in a first debate in Congress successful, the Panamanian mobile telephone market will have only three participants, instead of four, as at present. The aim of the bill is “… to consolidate the market so that the necessary investments in infrastructure can be achieved and thus technologically […]

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Central America: $655 million in Public Works

In August 2017, 36 environmental impact studies were submitted in the centralamerican countries to build sewer systems, roads and government offices, among other things. Data from the interactive platform “Construction in Central America”, compiled by the Business Intelligence Unit at CentralAmericaData: Panama is where the largest amount of investment is concentrated, with about $570 million […]

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The Potential of a Logistics Area in Tocumen

Ten companies have already expressed interest in the free zone that Tocumen is set to develop in the airport’s cargo terminal, whose tender is scheduled for the end of November this year. The logistics zone will cover a total area of 35 hectares, but the first stage, which will begin in the first quarter of […]

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Panama: Retaliation Against Colombia

If the request by the Panamanian Ministry of Commerce and Industries is approved, a new tax of up to 40% could be established on the dividends distributed by Colombian companies. In response to a decision by the Colombian government to extend the import tariff for footwear and textiles from Panama for two more years, the Panamanian […]

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Wine Imports into Panama Up 4%

In 2016, $21 million worth of wine was imported, 4% more than in the previous year, and 50% of it came from Chile and Spain. Explore data in interactive graphs. Changes in imports Between 2015 and 2016 the import value of wine coming into Panama increased from $20 million in 2015 to $21 million in […]

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Argentinian Business Mission Goes to Panama

Now this is what I call a great view!  From November 17 to 24, business people from Mendoza will be visiting Panama to explore business opportunities and promote the export of raisins, olives, pasta and fruit puree, juices, preserves, pulses and wines. The delegation of businessmen that is now in Panama is led by the authorities […]

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Panama opens embassy in Beijing, as leader voices support for ‘one-China’ principle

More from Catherine Wong on President Varelas visit to China Panama’s President Juan Carlos Varela voiced his support for the “one-China” principle on Thursday as the country opened its first embassy in Beijing, five months after it ditched Taiwan and established diplomatic ties with the mainland. Varela, who is on a weeklong visit to China, […]

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