On the same day the Brazilian Rogeri Dutra Silva, the first champion of the ATP Challenger Visit Panama Cup, had to say goodbye, the Australian Gerald Melzer and Slovenian Blaz Rola went on to the quarterfinals.

The 2014 Web.com Tour season began last month with Pacific Rubiales, held in Colombia and championed by the German Alex Cejka.

The historian and member of the Old Town Improvement Committee, Milagros Sánchez, said that the 27 blocks that make up the historic quarters of the city of David are rich in history and marked a cultural and political history.

So it goes with fashion. The youth and adults who go out partying every day or on the weekends are forgetting the once-trendy areas of Uruguay Street or the Rumba Area. Now the hot spot is the Old Town.

Miss France paid a visit to Panama as part of our promotional strategy for the  Canal's centennial celebration, together with the recent opening of an Air France flight to the country.


- Prestigious international golfers will be playing in the tournament at the Panama Golf Club from March 19 to 23, 2014.

On March 15th the 2nd Pollera Congo Festival will be held in the town of Portobelo, Colón. The event, organized by the Portobelo Foundation and Cultural Heritage Preservation Group, will feature displays of crowns, garments, costumes, crafts, photographs, jewelry, and a full spread of local cuisine. 

From March 26 to 29, 2014, Panama will host the XII Central American and Caribbean Conference for State Decentralization and Local Development (CONFEDELCCA), under the theme "Decentralization, Development of Local Tourism, and Public Private Partnerships". 

A group of the best chefs in the region will gather in Panama to cook an enormous paella to feed 500 people, in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the construction of the Panama Canal and in an attempt to break a world record.

Panama took advantage of their carnival, considered one of the best in the region, to reveal a slice of their diverse folklore to the tourists visiting the country.