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08 June 2021

New shipment of vaccines with 40,950 doses of Pfizer arrives in Panama

New shipment of vaccines with 40,950 doses of Pfizer arrives in Panama

This Tuesday, June 8, the eighteenth batch of COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer pharmaceuticals arrived in Panama

07 June 2021

'Las Flamencas de Lorca' arrives at the National Theatre

'Las Flamencas de Lorca' arrives at the National Theatre

"Las Flamencas de Lorca", created by Anita Loynaz, Oriana Vernet and César Robles, a piece inspired by the characters of the plays of the Spanish playwright and poet Federico García Lorca, will be presented at the National Theater between June 9 and 13 at 7: 30 p.m.

06 June 2021

The MAC Panama hosts from June 3 to 17 the exhibition "Proverbo" in La Bóveda, its new alternative exhibition space.

The MAC Panama hosts from June 3 to 17 the exhibition "Proverbo" in La Bóveda, its new alternative exhibition space.

The exhibition is organized by the Aristides Ureña Ramos Foundation with the collaboration of the Italian Embassy in Panama and sponsorship of the Sanctis Foundation. 

05 June 2021

MiCultura maintains that its old headquarters in San Felipe will be the new National Museum of History

MiCultura maintains that its old headquarters in San Felipe will be the new National Museum of History

The farm where the building that housed the National Institute of Culture (INAC) for many years is located, in the Old Town is registered in the Public Registry since 2016 in favor of the entity and will soon become the headquarters of the Museum of the History of Panama.

04 June 2021

The Tourism Authority of Panama (ATP) presented the initiative "Panama Indígena"

 The Tourism Authority of Panama (ATP) presented the initiative "Panama Indígena"

A tourist circuit that is developed as part of the Heritage Routes proposed in the Master Plan for Sustainable Tourism (PMTS).

03 June 2021

Panama's ship registry grows in the first quarter

Panama's ship registry grows in the first quarter

Despite the pandemic caused by Covid-19, Panama's Ship Registry continues to grow

02 June 2021

Panama flavored cocktail seeks to rank among the best in the world

Panama flavored cocktail seeks to rank among the best in the world

Representing Panama, 26-year-old Ricardo Rojas, who has a career of more than 8 years in customer service and service, competes

01 June 2021

Iberia will increase flights' frequency to Panama

Iberia will increase flights' frequency to Panama

These flights will be operated with Airbus A330-200 aircraft, with capacity for 288 passengers, 19 in Business class and 269 in Tourist

31 May 2021

Air Europa will fly again in July to Panama with its Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleet

Air Europa will fly again in July to Panama with its Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleet

The airline signs an agreement with Panama to contribute to its promotion and international projection

30 May 2021

Air Europa will resume flights to Panama in July

Air Europa will resume flights to Panama in July

Like its parent company Iberia, the company signs an agreement with PROMTUR Panama to contribute to its promotion and international projection

29 May 2021

Panama recomposes its air connectivity with Europe

Panama recomposes its air connectivity with Europe

Air Europa will fly back to Panama from next July 20

28 May 2021

Panama changes rules to South American travelers: more PCR, less quarantine

Panama changes rules to South American travelers: more PCR, less quarantine

Passengers from South America must pay a PCR of US $ 85 at the airport; quarantine shortened from 5 to 3 days

27 May 2021

Insignia will resume sailings with the December 21st Panama Canal voyage from Miami

Insignia will resume sailings with the December 21st Panama Canal voyage from Miami

Oceania Cruises will resume operations with three additional ships - Riviera, Insignia and Sirena - between October and January next year

26 May 2021

Norwegian Cruise Line plots course for autumn return

Norwegian Cruise Line plots course for autumn return

Trips will be on offer to explore Panama Canal, Hawaii, the Caribbean, Asia and much more

25 May 2021

Copa Airlines increased flights between Paraguay and Panama by 150%

Copa Airlines increased flights between Paraguay and Panama by 150%

The frequencies of the Panamanian airline jumped from four to ten since May 3

24 May 2021

The Panama book fair hopes to recover the face-to-face events after pandemia

The Panama book fair hopes to recover the face-to-face events after pandemia

The International Book Fair of Panama (FIL) hopes that the vaccination against covid-19 advances to avoid a third wave of the virus and to be able to recover the physical space lost with the pandemic in a new version partially on the ground, from 19 to 22 August next

23 May 2021

Panama participates for the first time in Unesco-Japan Award for educational innovation

Panama participates for the first time in Unesco-Japan Award for educational innovation

The Republic of Panama participates for the first time in the Unesco-Japan Prize for educational innovation with the INNOVA-NATION initiative aimed at developing the future generation of change agents and entrepreneurs.

22 May 2021

About 30 hotels in Panama can switch to solar energy

About 30 hotels in Panama can switch to solar energy

Panama promotes solar thermal energy to reduce carbon emissions and lower energy cost

21 May 2021

11 Panamanian flag cruises receive annual safety inspection certification

11 Panamanian flag cruises receive annual safety inspection certification

The inspection plan was carried out between October 26, 2020 and April 1, 2021 through a ratified agreement between Carnival Cruise Line (CCL) and the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP)

20 May 2021

Panama launches innovative program to attract tourists and stimulate economic reactivation

Panama launches innovative program to attract tourists and stimulate economic reactivation

The initiative seeks to attract tourists who stay up to 18 months in Panama and whose job functions have effects abroad and would reactivate jobs for Panamanians

19 May 2021

Panama participates in FITUR 2021 consolidating its innovative tourism proposal and its commitment to biosafety

Panama participates in FITUR 2021 consolidating its innovative tourism proposal and its commitment to biosafety

Panama returns to the 2021 International Tourism Fair (FITUR), from May 19 to 23 in Madrid, Spain, consolidating its innovative tourism proposal that highlights the extraordinary richness and diversity of its natural and cultural heritage.

18 May 2021

Panama approaches one million doses of COVID-19 vaccine applied

Panama approaches one million doses of COVID-19 vaccine applied

Vaccination days are advancing in Panama in various circuits and provinces of the country, with the application of first and second doses of Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines, to the point that in the next few days it will be reaching one million immunizations

17 May 2021

MiCultura organizes activities for Museum Day

MiCultura organizes activities for Museum Day

For the first time, eleven private and public museums, including those managed by Mi Cultura, join the National Network of Museums to offer the 2021 “Museum Route”

16 May 2021

W Panama launches two innovative gastronomic proposals

W Panama launches two innovative gastronomic proposals

The W Panama hotel launches two attractive gastronomic proposals in order to offer the local and foreign public sensory and disruptive experiences, which aim to please the most demanding palates and, at the same time, provide entertainment according to the new demands in terms of hygiene and distancing

15 May 2021

Meetings, seminars, forums, congresses, conventions, exhibitions and face-to-face training will be resumed, with a capacity of up to 25%

Meetings, seminars, forums, congresses, conventions, exhibitions and face-to-face training will be resumed, with a capacity of up to 25%

The Ministry of Health (MINSA) officially authorized that as of Monday, May 10th, 2021, activities such as meetings, seminars, forums, congresses, conventions, exhibitions and face-to-face training will be resumed, with a capacity of up to 25% in the provinces that present a positivity of less than 5% weekly.

14 May 2021

Panama will participate in the first Latin American Youth meeting in Madrid, Spain

Panama will participate in the first Latin American Youth meeting in Madrid, Spain

This meeting will bring together 25 young people between the ages of 18 and 25 from various Latin American countries, belonging to multiple religions and socioeconomic contexts.

13 May 2021

Bocas del Toro and Veraguas open Reading Spaces

Bocas del Toro and Veraguas open Reading Spaces

Children, young people and adults will have access to books by Panamanian authors who have won the main literary competitions in the country with the opening of seven reading spaces in townships of the Bocas del Toro and Veraguas provinces that are included in the Colmena Plan program that leads carried out by the National Government. 

12 May 2021

Creative district project advances with training of entrepreneurs

Creative district project advances with training of entrepreneurs

One of the most advanced tasks for the development of this project is the training of entrepreneurs and artists for free from and from which 100 people from the townships of Santa Ana and San Felipe have benefited.

11 May 2021

Private company and Government join forces to revitalize Plaza Santa Ana

Private company and Government join forces to revitalize Plaza Santa Ana

This plan can be integrated into one of the most ambitious projects promoted by MiCultura through the National Directorate of Creative and Cultural Industries known as the “Creative District” that involves the townships of San Felipe, Santa Ana and El Chorrillo, said Marú Gálvez National Director of Creative Economies.

10 May 2021

Panama flags the world's first bulk carriers powered by Liquefied Natural Gas

Panama flags the world's first bulk carriers powered by Liquefied Natural Gas

The use of liquefied natural gas represents important advantages for ships, among which are fuel savings, engine maintenance, reduction of polluting emissions up to 90% compared to fuels such as IFO or diesel, as well as better combustion , control and efficiency.