Monthly Archives: December 2014

Copa Update – Flight Schedule, Pricing and Press Release

Panama City to David Flight Schedule Note: Please confirm flight times when booking.  Some days during the week are now being scheduled at slightly different times. Morning Flights Panama City (Tocumen) to David         departs 7:55 am    arrives 8:59 am David to Panama City (Tocumen) to David         departs 9:29 am    Read More

Copa Update – Book Your Flight Now 14 flights a Week to David Start January 15th

As predicted, the request has been granted. Copa flights will come into David from Panama City’s Tocumen International starting January 15, 2015.  That’s just a couple of weeks away. We are already seeing the impact on the Boquete real estate market. It seems that “busy season” has arrived early. Boquete is abuzz with upbeat buyers Read More

Consumer Prices Fall in Panama

October and November have seen lower month over month consumer prices in Panama.  November -.3% and October – .1%.   This is mostly due to lower fuel prices.  Another factor is the food price control program President Varela campaigned on to help keep food prices accessible for poorer Panamanians.  That program has just been extended another Read More

Wind is here…Panama needs $3 billion more in energy investments

Add another top ranking to Panama’s list.  Panama is about to have Latin America’s largest wind farm.  The World Bank will provide $300 million in financing for the project.  Expect lots more wind development projects in Panama once this one is established.  The country has the need for much more power.  According to this article Read More

Nicaragua Starts Construction of Canal to Compete with Panama

They have inaugurated the project and so it begins.  This article makes a strong case that the Nicaragua project which competes with the Panama Canal will never come to fruition. In summary: It is expected to cost $50,000,000,000 and would be a major economic benefit to a very poor country. There was no transparency in Read More