Don’t blame Panama for the Panama Papers

A trove of leaked documents relating to offshore corporations with ties to the rich and famous has shed light on the extent to which the world’s financial and corporate centres are vulnerable to abuse by those seeking to hide their wealth. The affair has unfairly come to be known as the Panama Papers, even though, asContinue reading “Don’t blame Panama for the Panama Papers”

Panama and Japan sealed financing agreement for B / 2 000 600 million for the construction of Metro Line 3

  Panama today finalized a landmark agreement with Japan financing to B/. 2,600 million for the construction of Line 3 of Metro de Panama, the largest public infrastructure project since the Canal Expansion. The monorail system will be the first with Japanese technology which is built on the American continent. The agreement also includes aContinue reading “Panama and Japan sealed financing agreement for B / 2 000 600 million for the construction of Metro Line 3”

Mensaje a la Nación del Presidente de la República, Juan Carlos Varela

Desde el descubrimiento del istmo de Panamá siempre hemos sido un punto de encuentro de civilizaciones al servicio del mundo y el comercio global. Hoy en día somos la economía más estable y con mayor crecimiento de América Latina. Somos el Hub de las Américas, que facilita la comunicación y la conectividad del continente conContinue reading “Mensaje a la Nación del Presidente de la República, Juan Carlos Varela”

International Cooperation Agency of Thailand offers scholarships

The International Cooperation Agency of Thailand (TICA) invites Panamanian citizens to participate in the call for scholarships for training courses “Towards green growth with the use of waste” and “Learning organic farming”. According to the announcement, the course “Towards green growth with the use of waste” will run from 12 to 22 September, and “LearningContinue reading “International Cooperation Agency of Thailand offers scholarships”

Panamanian Government reaffirms its commitment to reforms to strengthen transparency in its legal services

With regard to international publications mentioning a Panamanian law firm, the administration of President Juan Carlos Varela reaffirms that in its 21 months of government, it has demonstrated an absolute commitment to transparency in legal and financial services, as shown by the country’s recent exclusion from the FATF-GAFI Grey List. The Government of Panama leadsContinue reading “Panamanian Government reaffirms its commitment to reforms to strengthen transparency in its legal services”