Potrerillos Arriba, in the province of Chiriquí, houses the largest climate-controlled bell pepper-growing facility in Latin America. On Monday, their first container departed with 22,000 pounds of red, yellow and orange bell peppers, headed for Port Everglades in Miami, United States. This marks a milestone in the registration books of Panamanian agricultural exports.
The President of the Republic, Ricardo Martinelli, announced yesterday that the public works contract for construction of the second line of the Panama Metro, which will extend from San Miguelito to the 24 de Diciembre sector, will be put up for tender before the end of 2013.
The mayor of La Chorrera, Temístocles Herrera, estimates that in April work could begin on the district's new craft market.
Twenty-four people from the gulfs of Montijo and Chiriquí attended a seminar for tour guides in southern Veraguas.
  • Played at the Panama Golf Club from February 21-24, featuring 145 prestigious international golfers.
  • Prize money amounts to U.S. $600,000.00 for this year's Panama Claro Championship 2013.