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The largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program has created a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, doubling the waterway’s capacity. The new locks have three chambers, water-saving basins, lateral filling and emptying system & rolling gates. Since the inauguration of the expanded Panama Canal, customers have taken advantage of the many benefits that the expanded waterway has to offer.

VIDEO>The Expanded Panama Canal


The Metro de Panama, the first subway system in Central America, started operating on April 5, 2014. Line 1 operates from Albrook to Los Andes, with 19 trains that make stops at 12 stations. It takes only 23 minutes to travel the length of the line. Seven stations are underground and five are elevated.


It’s happening. The official plans to expand the Corredor de las Playas (Beach Corridor) section of the Pan-American Highway between La Chorrera and San Carlos are out and soil testing has begun. According to the Ministry of Public Works (MOP), the total project — a 50km stretch — is valued at $892 million and will be built by a consortium formed by FCC Construcción and Operadora CICSA. The plans now include expanding the highway to six lanes with overpasses (viaducts) and detours around the towns dotting the way. MOP has already released images regarding the design of the project.

Looking for the right school for your children in a foreign country can be a challenge. You want your child to integrate into the society, but you don’t want them to miss out on a proper education. Now you’re stuck deciding between private schools or public schools. Right from the beginning, let’s just state that it is highly recommended for foreigners to enroll their children in private schools in Panama. The public school system in Panama lacks resources, dedicated teachers, and a challenging curriculum. Additionally, the overcrowding problem within public schools results in a split day system where children either go to school in the morning or the afternoon, ending up in shorter class time.

 Panama...more than a destination:    PANAMA TODAY

Here's why North Americans are pulling up stakes and moving to Panama, Nicaragua and Belize.


Founded in 1947 as the national airline of Panama, Copa Airlines is headquartered in Panama City, Panama, with its main hub at Tocumen International Airport. It operates more than 326 daily scheduled flights to 75 destinations in 31 countries around North, Central and South America, and the Caribbean 


Read More: http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/panama/

These neighboring countries have been stealing the hearts and addresses of foreigners for years and for good reason. Both are blessed with warm weather, breathtaking landscapes, and a tropical lifestyle that is coveted by many and attained by the luckiest. Though similar in many ways, Panama and Costa Rica have their fair share of differences with pros and cons on both sides of the border.

The official website of Panama gives you complete information about the republic. A sampling of topics include virtual tours, exploring, retirement, the culture, economy, government, events, cuisine, and much more.  

Read more: http://www.visitpanama.com/


Despite the smallness of the area of Panama compared to other nations in Central America, Panama has diverse forms of natural landscapes and ecosystems: rainforests, mountain forests, coral reefs, beaches, and wetlands with mangrove trees.

 Read more: http://www.stri.si.edu/sites/strinews/PDFs/STRINews_Nov16_2012.pdf



December 31, 1999 marked the transfer of the Panama Canal from the United States to the Republic of Panama. We remember all those who built, maintained, and secured the Panama Canal so that the world could have a "shortcut". All of us who were so fortunate to be a part of this marvel, in whatever capacity, take great pride in what was accomplished. We all left a part of ourselves on the Isthmus of Panama. Now it is Panama's turn to take up the challenge. Buena suerte, Panamá - you'll always have a special place in our hearts.

Read more: Panama & Canal Zone in Cyberspace   


The Panamanian people love a party - a fact reflected in a wide variety of nightlife spots-bars, discos, pubs and casinos.

Read more: www.panamainfo.com/en/panama-city-nightlife  

Flying to or within Panama? Complete list of airlines that fly to Panama from the United States & Europe.  As with countries in Central America, Panama is just a short plane ride away. Fourteen major US cities offer direct daily flights to Panama City: Los Angeles, New York, Newark, Washington, Boston, Chicago, Las Vegas, Miami, Houston, Dallas, Ft. Worth, Ft. Lauderdale, Atlanta, Tampa, and Orlando.

Read more: www.hablayapanama.com/info/panama-airlines


Panama, Where the world meets... 5 Videos produced by the Panama Tourism Authority (ATP) highlighting specific aspects of Panama: Nature/Adventure, the Panama Canal, Ethnic Group/Traditions, History, and the Capital City.

The cost of living in Panama is relatively cheap compared to the US, Canada and Western Europe. In Panama, just like the rest of the world, by far your biggest expense is housing, whether it be a mortgage or rent. The main differences are wages earned which reflect upon your perception of the cost of living in Panama.

There are many online courses and Spanish schools in Panama.