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Pedasi Iguana Reserve

Pedasi Iguana Reserve An area comprising of 52 hectares and located within the province of Los Santos, in Pedasi is that of Iguana Island, a wildlife refuge. The area was declared a wildlife refuge in 1981 by the Government of Panama, which serves as...
by Panama Real Estate Blog on Sep 30, 2009

Building permits soar, to beat 20 year tax exemption

Building permits soar, to beat 20 year tax exemption The number of building permits issued in June 2009 was almost four times the amount issued over the same period in 2008. According to the Comptroller General the significant increase in building pe...
by Panama Real Estate Blog on Sep 24, 2009

Panama City Rental Pricing Declines

Panama City Rental Pricing Declines Panama City has developed significantly over the years, with the addition of a multitude of construction initiatives, both from a residential and commercial perspective which has changed the skyline of Panama on a...
by Panama Real Estate Blog on Sep 23, 2009

Pope Benedict XVI invited to Panama

Pope Benedict XVI invited to Panama The President of Panama, Mr. Ricardo Martinelli formerly invited the Pope, His Holiness Benedict XVI, to visit Panama after a visit to the Apostolic Palace of Castelgandolfo. Martinelli also met with Tarcision Bert...
by Panama Real Estate Blog on Sep 21, 2009

Panama’s Tax Standing

Panama’s Tax Standing In terms of the region, within which Panama is situated, being that of the Central and Latin American markets, the relative position of Panama in terms of current tax standing as compared to surrounding countries is neithe...
by Panama Real Estate Blog on Sep 21, 2009

British teen youngest to sail world solo

British teen youngest to sail world solo A recent Guinness World Record for sailing around the globe was achieved by a seventeen year old from the United Kingdom. Although the records authority stated this attempt is classified as ‘assistedR...
by Panama Real Estate Blog on Sep 16, 2009

Vacation in Panama

Vacation in Panama If you are planning a vacation in the beautiful country of Panama, remember that you have a few options to choose from in terms of your accommodation options. There are options of hotel stay or even your very own apartment for the...
by Panama Real Estate Blog on Sep 16, 2009

Panama Becomes Home to Largest Aquaculture Farm in the World.

Panama Becomes Home to Largest Aquaculture Farm in the World. One of the largest operators of open sea aquaculture interests, Open Blue Sea Farms, has announced the planned acquisition of Pristine Oceans major assets, from which after consolidation t...
by Panama Real Estate Blog on Sep 10, 2009

A Look Into Travelling – Panama Style

A Look Into Travelling – Panama Style Panama, just like its heritage and people is a land of not only beauty, but vast diversity too. From Panoramic views of the rugged Pacific Ocean coastline to the more serene tropical Caribbean, many forget that...
by Panama Real Estate Blog on Sep 7, 2009

A new flight route between Colombia and Panama

A new flight route between Barranquilla and Panama has been established by Aero Republica, which is a subsidiary of Copa Holdings, the Panamanian Airline group. The service is set to run three times a week, and will operate with the Embraer 189 aircr...
by Panama Real Estate Blog on Sep 3, 2009

What are the real benefits of retiring in Panama

What are the real benefits of retiring in Panama Panama has consistently been reviewed and rated within the media as a top destination in terms of retirement, and more recently that of investment too. The incentives that are made available by the gov...
by Panama Real Estate Blog on Aug 31, 2009

Will Panama’s Tourist Card be phased out?

Will Panama’s Tourist Card be phased out? The tourist card which has been a source of consternation, confusion and hassles for many visitors over the years has come under scrutiny by the authorities in Panama. Although some countries do not req...
by Panama Real Estate Blog on Aug 26, 2009

Discovering the Kuna People In Panama

Panama is a widely diverse and culturally significant country, together with a population that has been shaped by ancient and modern influences. One of the indigenous people of the region is that of the Kuna people, who enjoy protection within their...
by Panama Real Estate Blog on Aug 25, 2009

Le Meridien – Bern Hotels & Resorts Latest Boutique Hotel

Centrally located, on Balboa Avenue and Calle Uruguay, the latest addition to Bern Hotels & Resorts collection is the Le Meriden Boutique Hotel. Although not officially opened, the hotel is operational with limited guest occupancy. The official o...
by Panama Real Estate Blog on Aug 25, 2009

Panama Canal celebrates 95th Birthday

Panama Canal celebrates 95th Birthday Mid August marked the 95th anniversary of the Panama Canal, which has provided transit to no less than 983,000 vessels over this period. The waterway is expected to achieve the 1 million mark in 2010, heralding a...
by Panama Real Estate Blog on Aug 25, 2009

Panama City’s Ancon Hill

A symbol of the capital, Panama City, Ancon Hill is not merely a well known landmark located in the middle of the metropolitan area but is actually a haven for wildlife, and a symbol of what once was a struggle for freedom between Panama and the Unit...
by Panama Real Estate Blog on Aug 12, 2009

Real Estate Development Under Scrutiny

Recent reports of developers demolishing buildings and conducting off shore land filling activities have exposed a number of developers who do not pay attention to the specific regulations and laws governing regarding real estate development in Panam...
by Panama Real Estate Blog on Aug 10, 2009

The Bay of Panama Enhanced by Cinta Costera

A number of projects have been undertaken by authorities in Panama City, to address traffic congestion problems, along Avenida Balboa, as well as the addition of green areas and a park like environment along the bayside. Subsequently contractors have...
by Panama Real Estate Blog on Aug 10, 2009

Nata, Panama – The Hidden Historical Gem

Nata, Panama – The Hidden Historical Gem Nata is located in the Cocle Province of Panama, and is situated on the InterAmerican Highway between two of the largest towns of the Cocle Province, namely that of Penonomé and Aguadulce, also located on t...
by Panama Real Estate Blog on Jul 31, 2009

Panama Canal Transits Down in Second Quarter

Panama Canal Transits Down in Second Quarter Both the transits of vessels and tonnage through the Canal have decreased during the second quarter of 2009. The months of April, May and June recorded a decrease in vessel transits of 6,4 percent or 3,576...
by Panama Real Estate Blog on Jul 30, 2009


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