International Television and Film Productions Invest Millions in Panama

Wednesday, September 09 2009 @ 04:08 PM UTC

Contributed by: Don Winner

By Kathyria Caicedo for Telemetro Reporta - Every day one hears mention that different locations in Panama are being used for the production of television programs and to shoot film footage. According to a report released by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, this industry spent more than $5 million dollars in Panama in just the months of July and August 2009. During this period there were five different foreign production companies working in Panama, which translates into an investment of more than $5.6 million dollars. One of the last visits was of the "No reservations" television show with Anthony Buerdain, a renowned chef at the global level. This program is broadcast on the Travel Channel.

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