Panama will host the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum on Latin America in 2014, which will address the Canal expansion as its main topic. President Ricardo Martinelli made the announcement in Davos, where he participated in the 43th World Economic Forum.

Panama continues betting on the conference segment to increase entrance of visitors. Yesterday it was announced that the next IX World Missionary Movement Conference will be held from May 14 to 19, an event that unites 5,900 people.

Elida coffee, from the Geisha variety grown in Panama, won first place in the category of coffee at the Good Food Awards held in San Francisco, United States. The Good Food Awards honor the top products in the United States that have outstanding flavor and are produced in a way that is environmentally and socially responsibly.
The Boquete Flower and Coffee Fair exceeded the estimated number of visitors, receiving 126,971 people this year. The Chairman of the Fair Board, Reynaldo Serracín, indicated that this is the result of work by artisans, enterprises, security agencies and partners.
On the last Sunday of every month, the Coastal Strip will turn into a type of family recreation center. The project, called 'La Cinta Viva', will be organized by the Ministry of Public Works (MOP). Its first phase will be developed on the busy stretch of road that goes from the Seafood Market to the Paitilla area.