Relocating to Panama

Getting Around in Panama: How to use transportation at any budget

Getting Around in Panama: How to use transportation at any budget

How to get around in Panama can be a quandary if you’re not familiar with the country, whether as a visitor or an expat. It’s a country full of transportation options, which can get confusing to any newcomer, and even a bit exhausting. Panama is a rapidly growing...

Panama Ranked 4th in the Americas for Travel and Tourism Competitiveness

Panama Ranked 4th in the Americas for Travel and Tourism Competitiveness

Panama has been at the center of the world’s conversation about tourism since 2009, with rave reviews and booming visitor numbers helping to push the country to the fore. Between 2009 and 2013, the number of tourists to Panama shot up to 2.2 million per year – a rise...

Panama’s Economic Outlook for 2014

Panama’s Economic Outlook for 2014

Panama is rightfully the economic rising start of Latin America, and 2014 is expected to continue the trend. With economic growth in 2013 estimated at 9%, 2014 should see a very similar growth rate, with a potential of an increased rate. While the global economy is...

14 Reasons Why Panama is the Best Place to Retire, Live, and Invest

14 Reasons Why Panama is the Best Place to Retire, Live, and Invest

Panama is truly one of the best places to retire, live, and invest. Here are 14 reasons why:   Affordable Cost of Living: While Panama City is the most expensive area in Panama, outside the city is very cheap. Las Tablas located in the Azuero Peninsula offers...

World-Class Healthcare in Panama for Half the Cost

World-Class Healthcare in Panama for Half the Cost

World-Class Healthcare in Panama for Half the Cost compared to Europe and the U.S. Canada offers free health care, but the waiting lists for surgeries are long and only basic services are offered, requiring additional funds to pay for advanced care or procedures....

Common Challenges for Corporate Relocation

Common Challenges for Corporate Relocation

The common challenges for corporate relocation include the reasons for considering to relocate and feasibility challenges. There are cost driven reasons for corporate relocating including lower real estate costs, labor costs, utilities costs, transportation expenses,...

Top 5 Reasons to Retire in Panama

Top 5 Reasons to Retire in Panama

Why retire in Panama? Panama has become a top retirement destination according to recent articles in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. Here is what these and other publications are listing as the 5 top reasons to retire in Panama: 1. Panama is Safe...

How to Buy a Gun in Panama

How to Buy a Gun in Panama

Americans often ask if they can purchase firearms in Panama.  Yes, foreigners who are legal residents in Panama can purchase guns here.  However, there are only a few gun stores in Panama City and the selection is sparse compared to the United States.  While fully...