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2014-07-08 08:22:58

As Panama Struggles with Electricity Capacity, PV Monitoring is Key for Country's Top Grid Operator, EGESA SAN FRANCISCO, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inaccess, a global provider of solar monitoring and control systems, today announced that it has successfully commissioned its solar power plant optimization solution, insolar, at a 2.4 MW solar power plant in Sarigua, a desert region in Panama's Herrera province. Sarigua is the country's first grid-scale solar array and is owned by La...

2014-07-02 23:00:16

Unlimited Vacation Club's Dreams Buenaventura Coming to Panama Orlando, FL (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 The Unlimited Vacation Club by AMResorts (UVC) property – the Club’s first in Panama – is set to open in 2016. Panama, the continental crossroads connecting Central America and South America, will be home to the next Unlimited Vacation Club by AMResorts (UVC) property when Dreams Buenaventura is completed in 2016. The newly constructed 450-suite resort will fit in perfectly in one of...

2014-06-24 23:10:30

Online cruise booking website, Cruise Voyant, will soon feature new Panama Canal cruise itineraries for larger ships including the Celebrity Solstice and Cunard’s Queen Mary 2. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Cruise Voyant, an online cruise booking website, will be featuring new itineraries for Panama Canal cruises. The Panama Canal has been undergoing an expansion that will cost $5.25 billion and is slated for completion between 2015-2017. This expansion will allow for bigger...

2014-06-19 08:33:19

MONTREAL, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - EXO U (TSXV: EXO), a provider of an innovative software suite that enables businesses and educational institutions to securely manage their mobile workforces and students by delivering ubiquitous applications spanning desktop and mobile computing environments, today announced the successful completion of its deployment contract signed in June 2013 with Panama's National Secretariat for Science, Technology and Innovation (SENACYT). The deployment...

2014-05-30 04:22:23

OXFORD, England, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oxitec's genetically engineered (GE) mosquitoes have taken wing for the first time in Panama, as part of an innovative approach to combatting the pests that spread dengue fever. Following official approval from Panama's National Biosafety Committee in January, the first of Oxitec's GE mosquitoes have been released in a suburb of the Arraijan district, west of Panama City, as part of a controlled field experiment to evaluate...

Panama Protects World Trade And Saves Whales
2014-05-28 03:44:07

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Smithsonian research informs marine conservation The Republic of Panama's proposal to implement four Traffic Separation Schemes for commercial vessels entering and exiting the Panama Canal and ports was approved unanimously by the International Maritime Organization in London, May 23. Based on studies by Smithsonian marine ecologist Hector Guzman, the new shipping lanes are positioned to minimize overlap between shipping routes and humpback whale...

2014-05-28 08:22:54

CEO to Speak at "Platts Private Power in Central America" Conference WALNUT, Calif., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that Energia Reino Verde (English translation "Green Kingdom Energy"), the company that will own and operate the 12 MW biomass power plant to be co-located with a 2,100 acre Giant King Grass (GKG) plantation in Nicaragua has signed a contract on May 23(rd) with PELICAN SA of Managua, Nicaragua to conduct a formal feasibility...

2014-05-22 23:00:29

The Unlimited Vacation Club by AMResorts (UVC) property – the Club’s first in Panama – is set to open in 2016. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Panama, the continental crossroads connecting Central America and South America, will be home to the next Unlimited Vacation Club by AMResorts (UVC) property when Dreams Buenaventura is completed in 2016. The newly constructed 450-suite resort will fit in perfectly in one of the country’s most-exclusive luxury coastal communities,...

2014-05-22 08:23:05

Global energy trading company broadens fuel offerings in Panama to meet EPA regulations and growth in region FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. and PANAMA CITY, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CT Energia, a global energy trading company, today in conjunction with the annual Maritime Week Americas conference being held in Panama announced that it completed the wholesale of 1.25 million barrels of RMG-380 fuel oil in Panama, including the sale to utility operators in the Pacific Coast of Central...

2014-05-21 08:33:43

TOA Technologies adds to its momentum in Latin America with largest triple-play communication service provider in Panama PANAMA CITY and CLEVELAND, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Cable Onda's business continues its rapid growth, the Panama-based company needed a way to ensure that customer appointments are executed with the highest level of quality. Ready to switch from manual processes, Cable Onda was determined to achieve the most accurate, optimal mobile workforce operation possible using...


Latest Panama Reference Libraries

Panamanian Night Monkey, Aotus zonalis
2014-04-11 13:07:14

The Panamanian night monkey (Aotus zonalis), also known as the Chocoan night monkey, is a species of night monkey that can be found in Panama and Chocó in Colombia and it is thought to be found in Costa Rica, although this cannot be confirmed. This species prefers to reside many habitats including coffee plantations and secondary forests. Although it is classified as a distinct species, it is thought that this monkey may be a subspecies of the gray-bellied night monkey. The Panamanian...

Donkey Dung Sea Cucumber, Holothuria mexicana
2013-01-28 09:53:01

Image Caption: Holothuria mexicana. Credit: Daniel Hershman / Wikipedia  (CC BY 2.0) The donkey dung sea cucumber (Holothuria mexicana) can be found in areas of the Caribbean, with a range that stretches into southern waters of Brazil. It prefers to reside in shallow waters between depths of about seven feet and sixty-six feet, in clear sandy areas located in mangroves, seagrass beds, and offshore reefs. This species can reach an average length of twenty inches. It dorsal skin is brown...

Geoffroy's Tamarin, Saguinus geoffroyi
2012-07-20 08:34:17

Geoffroy’s tamarin (Saguinus geoffroyi) is a small primate that is native to Colombia and Panama. Its other common names include the rufous-naped tamarin, the red-crested tamarin, and the Panamanian tamarin. It can be found in many different habitats including dry, moist, tropical, and secondary forests. In Panama, it occurs in the central and eastern regions, but is found less on the Atlantic coast. It can be found in Metropolitan Natural Park as well as an urban park with its Panama...

Boquete Rice Rat, Nephelomys devius
2012-07-11 21:03:36

The Boquete rice rat (Nephelomys devius), also known as the Talamancan Oryzomys, the Montane Rice Rat, and the Chiriqui Rice Rat, can be found in Costa Rica and western Panama. It prefers habitats within highland and cloud forest areas. Originally described in 1902 as Oryzomys devius, it was changed into a subspecies of Oryzomys albigularis in 1966, but quickly granted species status again shortly after this. Its classification changed once again in 2006, when members of the O. albigularis...

Central American Agouti, Dasyprocta punctate
2012-07-02 14:44:29

The Central American agouti (Dasyprocta punctate) is a species of rodent in the family Dasyproctidae. Its range extends from the Yucatan Peninsula and Chiapas in southern Mexico to Central America and from Columbia and northwestern Ecuador to western Venezuela. Populations of this agouti have been introduced into the Cayman Islands and Cuba. The Central American agouti typically weighs between 6.6 and 9.3 pounds, but its color varies slightly depending on location. In the main area of its...

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