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Central America Buys More Electric Wire

In the first semester of 2017, Central American countries imported $376 million worth of electric cables, 59% more than in the same period in 2016. Data from the Central American Market for Wires, Cables and Other Electricity Conductors in Central America compiled by the Business Intelligence Unit at CentralAmericaData: Click to interact with graph Explore […]

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Colon Free Zone Seeks Business in South America

As a new attempt to recover some of the activity lost in recent years, companies in the Colon Free Zone intend to approach importers in Peru. For the Colon Free Zone the South American country is attractive, since it is an importer of equipment, machinery and accessories for the production of machinery.  It is also a […]

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Panama: Insurance Market Up 4%

Between January and October 2017, premiums grew 4% compared to the same period in 2016, explained in part by a 9% increase in health insurance and 14% in collective life insurance. Figures published by the Comptroller General of the Republic indicate that premiums in the Individual Life insurance sector registered an increase of 4.4%, while […]

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What Public Works Will Be Built in Panama?

A wastewater treatment system, a cruise terminal and road works are some of the projects planned for the coming months in the country. Data from the interactive information system “Construction in Central America“, compiled by the Business Intelligence Unit at CentralAmericaData. Details of some projects: The National Aqueduct and Sewer Institute submitted an EIA to […]

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Central America and U.S. Travel Alerts

In its new warning system for tourists, the US government included Panama and Costa Rica at the lowest risk level, Nicaragua at level 2 and Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, in the category “Reconsider Travel”. The US Department of State has announced modifications to its system of travel alerts and recommendations to citizens considering traveling […]

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Getting a Roommate in Your Golden Years

Kaya Larerman writes in The New York Times of a new trend for seniors in expensive rent districts. This could work anywhere, even here. Like many older Americans, Shazzi Felstein recently found herself in an unexpected financial bind. About a year ago, she noticed that her savings had dwindled. To her horror, she realized that […]

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USS Portland squeezes through Panama Canal

The USS Portland squeezed through the Panama Canal on Tuesday on the way to its home port of San Diego and commissioning ceremony in Portland on April 21. Transiting the canal was challenging. It is 110 feet wide. The ship, a San Antonio class amphibious landing dock, is 105 feet wide.  The maximum ship width […]

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Getting Ready to Receive Chinese Tourists

Tailor made tourist packages, modifications in hotels, and learning the Mandarin language, are just some of the aspects that companies must work on in order to receive tourists from China. The bilateral tourism promotion agreement signed between the governments of China and Panama, after they reestablished diplomatic relations in June 2017, involves much more than […]

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