Expocomer 2013 will occur during a period of trade liberalization in the country, when a series of treaties have entered into force.


On April 15, 1856, the steamboat Illinois pulled into the port of Colón and nearly a thousand U.S. passengers disembarked. They were en route to California to join the growing ranks of gold diggers, now numbering in the tens of thousands, who had taken over the nugget-rich region that Mexico ceded to the United States in 1848.

For the first time, in 2012 Panama won an Event Design Award through its experiential marketing agency Marketing Roots.

The Italian Flavio Cipolla and the Portuguese Pedro Sousa will today begin the ATP Challenger 'Visit Panama Cup', the second time the event comes to Panama.

Starting at six in the evening this Saturday, all Panamanians will be given the opportunity to elect the next queen of the Toro Guapo Festival, held in Antón.