Almost 30 years after Pope John Paul II visited Panama, Justo Ovalle, the peasant who was responsible for welcoming him that day of March 5, 1983, recalls that special moment.
The biggest float in all of Panamanian history will be paraded down the Coastal Strip this year during the capital city's Carnival. The gigantic vehicle spans 100 feet, and the Panama Tourism Authority (ATP) will use it as a royal carriage to carry the queen Virginia Hernández and her princesses Nabil González and Rocío Lezcano.
(Madrid, Spain). The Panama Tourism Authority (ATP) received another award at the International Tourism Fair (FITUR 2013). The award was presented by the Aire Libre magazine, which highlighted the route of folklore in the province of Herrera, located in the Azuero region of the country, as announced in a statement to the Panama News Agency (ANPanamá).
Starting on April 27, 2013, the Pullmantour cruise ship will begin its cruise trips from the home port of Colón, which is considered one of the best tourism products at the FITUR fair in Madrid. A large poster in the center of Panama's pavilion depicting this grand ship, which weighs 70,000 tons, is outfitted with 12 decks, has capacity for 2,850 passengers and 780 crew members and will be making 37 departures, attracted the interest of dozens of tour operators in Latin American and European markets.

With a time of 2:15:52, on Sunday Óscar Galíndez from Argentina became the new Ironman 70.3 Panama.

The cycling race was what gave him a leading edge over the other competitors. The athlete surpassed all expectations, thus winning the 2nd Ironman 70.3 Panama.