Monthly Archives: June 2015

More Pygmy Sloths Found in Panama

One of the joys of being in Panama is the incredible animal life.  Panama is full of natural wonders.  The incredible flora and fauna is a key reason so many people visit and decide to move here. When you develop your new property or build your new house, please remember that you are in the Read More

USA Today Names Panama 1 of Summer’s Top 10 “Hottest Destinations” Amidst Huge Rise in Panama Tourism

Panama’s day in the sun has arrived.  Expect Panama to keep showing up as a top recommended travel destination in international media. This year the Panamanian government has reported a huge rise in tourism numbers from last year.  The first quarter of 2015 had an 8% increase in visitors and a 15% per cent increase Read More

Panama Tops the World in Well-Being Again, US drops from 12th to 23rd – Gallup

Panama does it again.  Gallup surveyed people from every country in the world and measured five key elements of their well-being. Panama not only came in first, but came in far above any other country…. again.  Panamanians were especially “thriving” in the areas of Purpose, Social, Community and Physical well-being. This may help to explain Read More

Astounding 32% Growth in Foreign Direct Investment in Panama

What does it mean when a small country like Panama sees a dramatic uptick in foreign investment after years of solid gains?  It appears the smart money knows where to go.  Panama is the only country in Central America seeing increases of this sort. Where is the money going? According to this article…”Hotels, banks, real Read More

Another Big Investment Coming? Panama Canal gets US grant for LNG terminal

The Canal expansion project took a big step forward this week with the filling of the expansion locks.  Now, as the Canal Authority prepares for next year’s expanison opening, the US has provided a grant of unknown size to study the creation of a liquified natural gas terminal in Panama.  That sounds like a big Read More

Victoria Secret model Ambrosio’s Panama visit featured in UK

Panama is developing a sexy image.  This spicy feature just appeared in the UK’s Daily Mail. According to Wikipedia, the Daily Mail “first published in 1896 by Lord Northcliffe, it is the United Kingdom’s second biggest-selling daily newspaper after The Sun.”  A lot of people saw this.  Such articles (along with scenes of the beautiful Read More

President Varela in Boquete – Gives Order to Begin $22.5 Million Water Distribution / Treatment Project

It is really happening.  The enormous water distribution project for Boquete is now underway. You might recall our announcement of this project last January along with astonishment at the level of investment. While the number has been shaved a bit to $22.5 Million, it remains a huge amount. It is an exciting development to see Read More