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2017/06/14 08:32:56
2017/06/07 14:45:18
  • Panamanian economy grew by 6.2% in the first quarter of 2017
  • Panamanian economy grew by 6.2% in the first quarter of 2017

    Andrés Castellano

    Panama's economy grew by 6.2% of gross domestic product (GDP) in the first quarter of this year, compared to the same period in 2016, driven by construction, domestic consumption and international trade, according to official statistics (click here) to which Panama Today had access

2017/06/02 08:23:14
2017/05/31 08:54:16
  • The star of Panamanian coffee at the top of the auctions
  • The star of Panamanian coffee at the top of the auctions

    Elaine Nava

    A variety of exotic geisha coffee set a "historic record" by getting 94.1 points out of 100 in an international tasting held in Panama to identify the best beans in the country, prior to an electronic auction that will take place in July

2017/05/27 15:41:49
  • The glory of Tocumen and the Canal under the magnifying glass of the GAFILAT
  • Tocumen and the Canal under the eye of GAFILAT

    Eliana Pantoja

    Amidst the optimism about the figures of national economic growth, representatives of the Latin American Financial Action Group are in Panama verifying that the country is in tune with the fight against money laundering, the financing of terrorism and the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction

2017/05/26 18:05:01
  • Even if the pilots and the airline representatives began a negotiation agreement in October 2016, they have not been able to reach an agreement between both parties to resolve the conflict
  • Copa Airlines: July workers strike coming?

    Álvaro Pulido

    Even if the pilots and the airline representatives began a negotiation agreement in October 2016, they have not been able to reach an agreement between both parties to resolve the conflict

2017/05/25 13:37:26
  • The director of Social Security Fund (CSS), Alfredo Martiz, stated that the program "Zero Surgical Delay" will cost approximately 15 million dollars guaranteed to operate all patients on the waiting list for surgery
  • Promise of surgeries can be expensive for CSS

    Álvaro Pulido

    The director of Social Security Fund (CSS), Alfredo Martiz, stated that the program "Zero Surgical Delay" will cost approximately 15 million dollars guaranteed to operate all patients on the waiting list for surgery

2017/05/15 14:52:58
  • Panama Government acknowledged that penalizing tax fraud as a crime is an issue that is "pending" and has to be addressed shortly
  • Panama recognizes that penalize tax fraud is "pending"

    EFE

    The Panamanian minister also indicated that starting to consider tax evasion as a criminal offense and not an administrative fault, as is currently the case, is a recommendation that has been extended by other international organizations besides the FATF, such as the International Monetary Fund, Global Organization of the OECD and the UN

2017/05/11 13:54:40
  • Jorge Troetsch, president of the Association of Livestock Milk in Chiriquí, said that the possible increase is due to the fact that price must be in line with the quality that "is increasingly improved due to the modernization of techniques and tools of milking and pasteurization"
  • Proposed Milk price increase due to climate change and production cost

    Álvaro Pulido

    Jorge Troetsch, president of the Association of Livestock Milk in Chiriquí, said that the possible increase is due to the fact that price must be in line with the quality that "is increasingly improved due to the modernization of techniques and tools of milking and pasteurization"

2017/05/04 18:30:45
  • IMF: "deficiencies" in tax transparency persist in Panama
  • IMF: "deficiencies" in tax transparency persist in Panama

    EFE

    Panama must reinforce "tax transparency and ensure effective exchange of information" to maintain its position as a "competitive destination" for the international financial industry, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF)