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18.01.2018

Panama begins construction of new Amador cruise homeport

PANAMA 

Panama broke ground Wednesday for its $166m cruise terminal at Panama City's Amador Causeway, near the Pacific entrance to the Panama Canal. The development of this new homeport on Perico Island is driven by the national government through the Panama Maritime Authority.



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10.01.2018

Flower and Coffee Fair in Boquete Chiriqui with be visited by almost 158,000 guests

PANAMA CITY 

The (Feria de las Flores y  Cáfe, will run from January 11 to 21 and 200 exhibitors will feature 37 gardens, and over 35 varieties of plants will be on sale alongside a diversity of locally produced handicrafts.


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07.12.2017

Air China starting Panama flights in March

PANAMA CITY 

AIR CHINA  will begin flights to Panama in just four months time says Cai JianJiang, president of the National Aviation Company.  He passed the news, to President Juan Carlos Varela, during the current Panama political and trade mission to the People’s Republic of China. It comes after the signing of an aviation agreement between the two countries.

 


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09.11.2017

Panama aims to become a green and accessible destination by 2026

PANAMAPANAMA CITY 

The government of Panama assures that it is working on a plan to turn the country into a green and accessible tourist destination by 2026, through adaptations of places for people with reduced mobility and groups of the elderly and the blind, the Authority of Tourism of Panama (ATP) said in a statement.


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07.11.2017

Panama will host the ILO (International Labor Organization) assembly in 2018

PANAMAPANAMA CITY 

The International Labor Organization (ILO) chose Panama as the venue for its 19th American Regional Meeting, to be held in October 2018.  The event will bring together the 35 labor ministers of the Americas, delegates, union organizations and business chambers of the region that converge every four years to discuss labor issues, said a statement from the Ministry of Labor and Workforce Development (Mitradel).

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02.11.2017

Panama City among 64 cities joined the UNESCO Creative Cities Network

PANAMAPANAMA CITY 

64 cities from 44 countries have been designated as UNESCO Creative Cities by Director-General, Irina Bokova. They join a Network at the frontline of UNESCO’s efforts to foster innovation and creativity as key drivers for a more sustainable and inclusive urban development. This network attracts growing interest from local authorities.

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19.10.2017

Amador Convention Center will be completed in 2018

PANAMA CITYPANAMA 

The Tourism Minister of Panama, Gustavo Him, accompanied by the Director of Projects of the ATP, Erich Velasquez, and representatives of the Consortium CCA-COCIGE, S.A., inspected the works of the Amador Convention Center (CCA), which shows 53% completion. It is expected that construction will be finished in the latter part of 2018.

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29.09.2017

Tocumen Ranked The Best Airport In Central America

PANAMA CITYPANAMA 

International travel has named the Tocumen International Airpot in Panama for the fourth year in a row, as the top airport in Central America and the Caribbean.


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19.09.2017

Exhibition of Maritza Sevilla will start in MoMA Panama on October 19th, 2017

PANAMAPANAMA CITY 

The new Museum of Modern Art  – MoMA Panama –  was opened in Panama City this spring. It's located in the Nova building on 53rd Street, Obarrio. MoMA Panamá has been created with the objective of exposing art »with a revolutionary vision that transmits a controversial and universal social message, encompassing the spectrum of modern art» which to date has lacked a presence in the Panamanian cultural market.

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14.09.2017

Panama is preparing to receive the pilgrims who will visit us for World Youth Day in 2019

PANAMA CITYPANAMA 

Since it emerged from the sea 3 million years ago, impacting the planet's biodiversity, the destiny of our small isthmus has been to connect the world as a natural bridge. With the inauguration of the Panama Canal 102 years ago, we honored that destiny and now we will be a meeting point for the youth in this global cultural and faith event.


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