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The former mayor of New York, Rudolph Giuliani, will visit Panama City in mid-May as a guest keynote speaker on 'Building a secure society' at the opening event of the International Security Fair (FISEG Panama) to be held in ATLAPA.

Giuliani was hired by the Panamanian group Heavencorp, the company organizing  Panama FISEG, which will assemble the leading manufacturers, distributors, suppliers and end users of equipment and solutions for physical, electronic, computer, banking and transportation security, as well as emergency disaster relief, industrial safety, occupational health and environmental protection.

Now the whole world can virtually see Coiba National Park, deemed a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2005 for its unique characteristics.

The website www.coiba.org.pa was created to serve as a resource to access the results of scientific research and details on the history and biodiversity of the reserve, which contains 36 mammal, 147 bird and 39 amphibian and reptile animal species, in addition to 45,000 plant species, explained a press release from the National Secretariat of Science, Technology and Innovation (SENACYT).

For many domestic and foreign tourists, the province of Chiriquí is an idyllic paradise. The diverse landscapes, from beaches and rivers to mountains, combined with a pleasant climate, make it the perfect place to have a good time. 

Idu Ribeiro, president of the Tourism Committee of the Chiriquí Chamber of Commerce, confirmed that the city's 2,000 rooms, whether in hotels, hostels, cabins or lodges, are 100% full during the San José de David Carnival and Fair.

Originally scheduled for October 2014, the inauguration of the expanded Panama Canal is going to be delayed “due to problems in the quality of concrete utilized, among other reasons,” as stated in official sources.

Jorge Luis Quijano, Administrator of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP), has confirmed that construction of the third set of locks on the waterway will conclude in April 2015, undoubtedly due to the delays the public works has suffered.

The famous Melting Pot fairs organized by the National Immigration Service will continue throughout 2013, with the first fair of this year slated for the month of May, informed Anabel Ávila, an official at the immigration entity.