Annual Music Festival Donates $1,000 to High School Marching Band

español abajo In 2018, Eric Veenstra attended a fundraiser for the award-winning high school marching band from the Colegio Rogelio Josue Ibarra, Dr. Jose “Pasito” Anderson Banda de Musica. They had just been invited to perform in Mexico and were raising funds for their travel. Veenstra was blown away by the performance and vowed to […]
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“Boka Vanguard” lifts “Carnival Vista” for repairs

The semisubmersible “Boka Vanguard” was commissioned by the owners of the “Carnival Vista” cruise ship, which had technical difficulties and needed urgent repairs. However, since the cruise ship was in the Bahamas, it was having difficulty finding a place where it could be repaired and faced a long period of inactivity, the Daily Mail reported. […]

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China LAC Panama will boost trade and investment

State leaders, representatives of international organizations and financial entities from China, Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as businessmen from different sectors will explore and promote trends in international economic and commercial development, trade and investment policies and business opportunities at the XIII China Lac Panama Business Summit. The event will be held from […]

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Expectations, challenges and business opportunities at EXPO LOGÍSTICA Panamá 2019

Less than a month for the start of EXPO LOGÍSTICA Panamá 2019, from December 10 to 11 there has been increased expectations as well as in the number of national and international speakers with great experience who will address topics of interest on the latest trends, challenges and business opportunities for the logistics sector. This […]

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Freight rates show illusory recovery

The spot container market is recovering amid a growing number of ships out of operation and bunker rate increases. In what has been a mostly disappointing year for shipping lines, freight rates in the spot market are currently enjoying a resurgence. Drewry’s World Container Index – which observes eight major East-West routes – in the […]

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AMP installs work table for shipping companies, cargo carriers and government

In order to reach an agreement, the Minister of Maritime Affairs and administrator of the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP), Noriel Araúz, met with representatives of the Logistics Business Council (COEL), which brings together 20 business organizations, members of the Panama Chamber of Shipping, on behalf of shipping agencies and representatives of some State institutions, due […]

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Week in Review

FENCE REPAIR The governments of Panama and Colombia signed bilateral agreements on security, migration, culture, tourism, investment, economy, creative industries and strengthening democracy and peace in the region. The president of the Republic of Panama, Laurentino Cortizo Cohen, traveled to Colombia and said that, through a frank, open, fluid relationship of respect, trust and friendship […]

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South Korean consortium will build Line 3 of the Panama Metro

Line 3 of the Panama Metro that will link the capital city with West Panama, will be built by the South Korean consortium HPH, formed by Hyundai Engineering & Construction and Posco. The announcement was made recently after the opening ceremony of the technical and economic proposals of the participating companies. The four participating consortiums […]

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