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Ruta Sur to Guadalupe and Los Quetzales Lodge

Susie and I often visit one of our favorite places in Panama called Los Quetzales Lodge.  This area of of the western highlands of Panama is magical.  This year we went to celebrate Valentines day and it was wonderful.  Temps at night can drop into the 40s and the morning we left it was a […]

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Private Hospital Changes Hands

Having had first hand experience there with a past surgery, I can say that while Paitilla Medical Center may not be as sexy looking as Hospital Punta Pacifica, it has some of the best Panamanian doctors many of  whom are US Board Certified surgeons and are counted among the best in Latin America.  The care that […]

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Representatives of China, Panama meet over proposed rail project

Representatives of Panama’s government and China Railway Design Corporation held their first technical meeting over a proposed rail line in the Central American country, Panama’s Foreign Affairs Ministry said Monday. The project is among 22 cooperation agreements signed between Panama and China since the two established diplomatic ties in June 2017, the ministry said in […]

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Panama Diamond Bourse Elects Faltz New President

Members of the World Jewelry & Diamond Hub, Panama, elected Edi Faltz as the bourse’s new president. He replaces Mahesh Khemlani, a former vice minister of finance for the country, who had served in the position since September 2015. The World Jewelry & Diamond Hub, Panama, is Latin America’s only diamond bourse. Faltz has served […]

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Chinese Coastal City and Panama Agree to Strengthen Ties

Panama and China have signed 22 cooperation agreements since the two countries established diplomatic ties last June.   Representatives from the business community in Qingdao, a Chinese coastal city in Shandong province, and the Central American country of Panama have agreed to boost cooperation, as well as exchange of information. A memorandum of understanding on cooperation was […]

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Panama tax payments go digital

Alan Brown reports from BNamericas. Tax contributors in Panama can now make payments to the country’s revenue service using a credit or debit card. Taxpayers can settle their debts online, or in person at most tax offices, the finance ministry’s revenue department DGI said in a statement. Authorities partnered with Visa International to establish the […]

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