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More price controls on food

 Panama: More Products with Controlled Prices
The Government is considering to include in the list of products which have price controls, new ones which have had "unjustified increases" in prices.


Have a spare $50 Million?

 Panama: Incentives for Construction of Hydroelectric Station
A reduction has been made from 10% to 5.5% on the municipal tax payable by companies building dams worth $50 million or more in the district of Bugaba, Chiriqui.


Panama Metro

 Details of Line 3 of Panama Metro
The project valued at $2 billion includes construction of the line and 14 elevated stations spread over approximately 26.5 kms.


Direct connections to David from Tocumen

 Panama: More Flights from Tocumen to Chiriqui
Copa Airlines has asked the Civil Aviation Authority for approval to operate two daily flights from Panama City to the province of Chiriqui.


More on the Nicaragua Canal


Panama's Economy

 Panama Soars Ahead of Central America
The conceptual advantage that is raising the country above its Central American neighbors is demonstrated by the implementation of the project for Line 3 of the Panama Metro between Albrook and Ciudad del Futuro.


Have to spend money to make money

 Costa Rica Behind in Tourism Promotion

Businessmen are complaining that investments in international promotion amount to less than a third of what Panama spends, resulting in the country losing competitiveness as a destination in the region.

Poco a Poco

 Panama: Consumption of Health Foods Growing
Food distribution companies have recorded an increase in sales of products which are low-calorie, natural and gluten free.


Happy US Thanksgving

 To all our US friends - have a safe and Happy Thanksgiving. Those of you in Panama have so much to be thankful for - it is freezing in most of North America.


Been there...

 The other day I was wait...that wasn't me...

Comedian Stephen Wright.

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