Panama Legal Archives
As a law student, the headquarters of the National Migratory Service became one of the worst places to be assigned on your daily quota. Endless lines, rude state officials, and run down facilities were some of the numerous factors that led to this particular area to become hated by those with migratory errands. Read the rest of this entry »
With the participation of representatives of the maritime sector from different countries, today inaugurated Panama Maritime IX.
Panama has over three thousand kilometers of coastline. We can add to this the fact that there are thousands of islands inhabited and uninhabited by people. There have always been disputes about maritime law, the coastal and island possessory rights and the titling of islands and coastlines.
Unwary or ill-advised investors who, a few years ago, bought rights of possession land (better known as RoP) with great profit expectations in the buoyant Bocas del Toro real estate market soon discovered that they were trapped in a web of legal and bureaucratic problems. The bottom line was that they couldn’t title the land they purchased and, as a result, they couldn’t subdivide it, get financing and more.