National Heritage Department

Colon crumbles while officials talk

Unlike the Old Quarter in Panama City, there is no real estate speculation in Colon to create interest in reconditioning and saving historic buildings.

“Until we have an agreement between the National Heritage Department, the governor and mayor of Colon, the Old Quarter will stay as it is, but for the moment nothing can be done,” said the Provincial Director of the Housing Ministry (MIVI), Osvaldo Chavarria.

He added that at the moment no plans […]