March 21, 2016
Bobby, as he is known in Panama, is one of the most important men in the recent history of Panama. Successful in the business world, he was tempted to participate in politics and tried it for a few months, but the experience was brief. There are two projects that have made Eisenmann a popular man in the country: on the one hand, the Coronado urban complex started by Eisenmann's father, who drove behind a major development in the Pacific, and on the other hand, the foundation of La Prensa, the newspaper of reference that has been characterized by its independence from power.
February 29, 2016
Panama recently dawned with the news that has been excluded from FATF’s Grey List after joining it in mid-2014 along with countries such as Afghanistan, Angola, Iraq or Sudan. That list includes countries with strategic deficiencies in their systems against money laundering and terrorism financing, but which have made a political commitment to address them.
February 24, 2016
The imminent opening of the Emirates daily flight linking Dubai to Panama with the longest flight in the world is a clear indication that the tourism industry in the isthmus remains strong, in spite of the lack of international promotion of the country as a holiday destination. Other companies such as Air Canada and Lufthansa have also recently opened new lines or will do so in the upcoming months, indicating that airlines see a strong appeal in the air hub of Panama.
February 22, 2016
During the week of February 15, 2016, Emilio Ho was part of the Panama leader’s campaign promoted by Goethals Consulting, in which we highlighted different views and experiences of the leader of one of the most famous cheese production companies in Panama, and one of the most beloved companies nationwide: Quesos Chela. Following is a summary of his interview, in case you missed the posts in our social media during the week of the #GCCLeaderOfTheWeek.
February 17, 2016
When speaking of Panama outside our borders, usually the first thing mentioned is the Canal; a world-class infrastructure that connects the two largest oceans of the world and facilitates the movement of goods. The importance of this work and its contribution to the international trade market is undeniable. The country has become ever since a connecting hub between Asia and Europe, and has paved the way for the development of the logistics industry that makes Panama a regional and even a continental hub. We cannot talk about Panama as a global logistics hub as the sector still has great challenges ahead such as a wider range of logistic services and a more consistent sectorial fabric.