There is no excuse to not attend the raising of the flag of Carnival of the City 2013 this Sunday at the Party Zone in Amador, since free transportation will be provided in San Miguelito, El Dorado and Albrook.
For decades, Panama has promoted its international image with the aim of attracting investors, tourists and visitors in general. Undoubtedly, the perception abroad has been marked by the icon of the Panama Canal, which has served as a means to inform the world about what our country is and what we offer.
Panama will kick off its 2013 exhibition calendar at FITUR, one of the tourism industry's most important meetings, held in the Spanish capital of Madrid from January 30 to February 3.
The wait is over. The first national tour of Discovering Surfing Talents 2013, Copa Súper Deportes, is coming this weekend to Venao Beach in Pedasí. Denisse González, public relations and project coordinator for Discovering Surfing, noted yesterday that this is the first of eight events scheduled, starting now in the summer season and extending into  winter.

Germain Courchesne comes from a family of painters. Three of his brothers practice this art form. Life can take many directions, so you never know where you may end up tomorrow, but this is part of the grand every day adventure of human existence. Canadian painter Germain Courchesne can attest to that. He has been residing in our country for the last five years, and now that he is retired he has taken up painting. Twenty years ago, though, he wielded not a brush, but words, to build bridges between workers and employers.