About Panama

Getting a Screaming Deal in Panama

2011-06-28

Keys to Buying Property in Emerging Markets Many people who invest in real estate in foreign countries are not smart about how they do it. They may search on the Internet for something that looks pretty, go and spend a few days in a l... more

Insurance for tourists

2010-07-17

The National Assembly approved a measure to offer insurance to all tourists who enter Panama through Tocumen International Airport. The new law will provide tourists with up to $20,000 of coverage during the first 30 days of stay in th... more

The Panama Canal Expansion

2010-05-24

Built in the 1800s, the Panama Canal is a ship canal constructed to improve maritime trade. It bridges the Pacific and Atlantic oceans in order to shorten the distance cargo ships need travel. While this is typically a good thing for b... more

Census 2010

2010-05-09

The National Census of Panama will be held on Sunday May 16, 2010 from 12:01 am 12:00 midnight. It is strictly forbidden to leave your home that day until you are registered by the officials.Please note that the census also includes fo... more