The cruise season in Colón will start warming up in October as ships from Celebrity Cruises, Holland America, Princess Cruises, and Pullmantur lines pull into port. 

The centenary of the Panama Canal has become one of the most transcendental moments in the history of this Central American country and the world at large. The 2014 anniversary celebration is slated for August 15, the historic day when the ship S.S. Ancón crossed the Canal for the first time, and it will take place a hundred years after the construction of this extraordinary work of engineering that has made it one of the main shipping lanes in the world. 

According to the Agency for Promotion of Investments and Exports (Proinvex), Panama has greater potential and comparative advantages in several sectors, among them tourism for its legal security and transparency generated by an effective public administration. 

We toured the city dubbed ‘the Dubai of Latin America’ or ‘Little Miami’, in search of the best in Spanish fashion.

Panama is one of the most dynamic emerging economies in the world. It is also a rich mine of opportunities for European companies. The ever-changing capital of Panama City is an accurate reflection of the country. Over the last five years Panama has grown annually by 10%. This small country of 3,600,000 inhabitants is among the top five best performers among world economies.

In the last couple months a group of tourists from Europe came to visit Panama, specifically to see the Panama Canal in person. They told us about their experience in the country.

¿Qué es lo que te gusta de nuestro país?

El canal de Panamá.

This year, Panama — the southernmost country in Central America — won by recently making it easier to move there. Normally, you can get a Panamanian visa if you receive a pension of at least $1,000 a month; Social Security qualifies. 

Panama is a country with high diversity, large companies, and a burgeoning local businesses scene. 

Los comercios en Panamá son muy variados, sobre todo en el sector textil y electrodomésticos, existe una variedad de Malls y almacenes en la ciudad, en lugares cómodos y seguros como ser: Albrook Mall, Multicentro, Metromall, Westland Mall y otros.