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(English) The Faint of Heart

By Carlos Ernesto González Ramírez

Some people lack the courage to attempt great things, or they shy away from situations that seem beyond their capability. Normally, these people do not even have the initiative to explore the limits of the opposition, a fear based solely on perception, rather than on a sober analysis of reality. […]

(English) Panama Canal fossils reveal ancient collision of worlds

By Howard Falcon-Lang Science reporter, BBC News

(English) GDP Outlook: Panama Leads Latin America according to Latin Business Chronicle


Panama will have Latin America’s highest economic growth the next five years, according to a Latin Business Chronicle analysis of new forecasts from the International Monetary Fund.

Close behind are the Dominican Republic and Peru.

Meanwhile, Venezuela will see the lowest growth in the five-year period 2011-15.

All in all, Latin America […]

(English) CF&P Renews Call to Eliminate Taxpayer

(WashingtonD.C.Wednesday, October 13, 2010)

The Center for Freedom and Prosperity is renewing its call to end U.S. taxpayer funding of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The United States currently provides more funding to the OECD than any other nation, yet the Paris-based bureaucracy constantly works against the interests of American […]

(English) Panama: Economic Fact Sheet

Presidency of Panama

Secretary of Economic Affairs

GDP (current):

– PANAMA: $24.3 Billion (2009) / $26.0Billion (2010 estimation)

– LATIN AMERICA AND CARIB. COUNTRIES: $4,024.0 Billion (2009)

GDP (annual growth rate):

– PANAMA: 2.4% (2009) / 7.0% (2010 estimation) / 6.0% (2011 est.)

– LATIN AMERICA AND CARIB. COUNTRIES: -1.9% (2009) / 5.2% (2010 est.) […]