Chiriqui

What is “Bojal’a” and what does it mean to Chiriqui?

ANSWER: Delicacy fish to be farmed responsibly with US corporation. https://www.martesfinanciero.com/portada/el-golfo-de-chiriqui-atrae-millonaria-inversion-en-acuicultura/ The US-owned company Forever Oceans Panama will plant bojalá in the Gulf of Chiriquí and its first production will be exported to the United States in 2021. In October 2020, a US investment group will begin planting bojalá on …

Chiriqui

Panama “Luxury” Eco Lodging makes the list at National Geographic.

by James “JB” Bryson Love Chiriqui……. __________________________________________________________________________________________________ Panama is already listed in the Unique Lodges of the World ranking by National Geographic , a list made up of low-density luxury hotels, but with environmentally friendly features . Worldwide there are 55 properties that have the National Geographic category, and one …

Chiriqui

Varela visits Chiriqui in midst of river tragedy

The President of the Republic, Juan Carlos Varela , went to the judicial morgue of David on Wednesday, October 10, to show his solidarity in the midst of the pain to the relatives of the teacher and the young students who lost their lives on Tuesday crossing the Jacaque River …

Bocas del Toro

Titling issues coming back into light. Indigenous Panamanians tired of being used by elite? More coming

Members of the National Coordination of Indigenous Peoples of Panama protested, on Thursday morning, at the entrance of the Ministry of Environment, in Albrook. This, they said, to show their rejection of the lack of attention from this institution, in their demands for collective land titling. Marcelo Guerra, one of …

Chiriqui

EX PAT ALERT: Traffic deaths surge in Chiriqui. Look out for reckless and drunk drivers

Authorities in the province of Chiriqui reported Monday, September 17 that, so far this year, there are 54 fatalities due to traffic accidents. Elmer Castillo, regional director of the Directorate of Traffic Operations, confirmed that drivers, despite preventive actions, continue driving “recklessly” on the roads of the province of Chiriqui. …

Chiriqui

Resources denied to Chiriqui Hydroelectric plant

The Third Chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice denied three appeals seeking to stop the cancellation of the Barriles hydroelectric project in the province of Chiriquí. Hidroeléctrica Barriles, SA, through the Morgan & Morgan law firm, filed an administrative claim for annulment against a note from the Chiriqui Regional …