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Colombian Bank to Invest $100 million in Panama in 2015

Colombian Bank to Invest $100 million in Panama in 2015

Investing in Panama will be a top priority for Colombian bank Banistmo, who is expanding their presence in the country significantly. The bank, which made a name for itself in Panama after buying HSBC’s Latin American branch a few years ago, has been planning such an...

Panama Takes a Big Step Toward Clean Energy With Solar Power

Panama Takes a Big Step Toward Clean Energy With Solar Power

Panama has a energy problem. This is nothing new, but it is something that the government and people of Panama have been aware of for quite some time now. The trouble, which is also a good sign of growth, is that the demand for power is rapidly outgrowing the supply....

Panama Selects Consortium to Build Metro Line 2

Panama Selects Consortium to Build Metro Line 2

In 2014, Panama made big strides in development of public transportation as they inaugurated the nation’s (and Central America’s) first subway (metro) system. The Metro, as it’s called in Panama, was a huge engineering feat as it required constructing above ground and...

Panama’s Western Chiriqui Province is Excelling in Tourism

Panama’s Western Chiriqui Province is Excelling in Tourism

Panama’s tourism sector is a major reason why the local economy is so strong, but it may surprise you where it’s truly excelling. Far from the hustle and bustle of the capital city, and the tropical islands of the Caribbean coast, Chiriqui has carved a name out for...