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.
The Panama Tourism Authority (ATP) will have the largest pavilion among all Central American countries to participate in the FITUR tourism fair in Madrid, Spain.
The Panama Tourism Authority (ATP) has allocated $2.2 million dollars to promote the country to the European market in FITUR.
Archaeologists working at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama have discovered a cluster of 12 unusual stones behind a prehistoric rock-shelter near the town of Boquete. The cache represents the earliest material evidence of shamanistic practice in lower Central America.