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JUNE 24, 2009
Real Estate Committee AmCham Events and Environmental Committee
Construction & Envi-
12:00 noon, Thursday,
June 25 at AmCham.
AmCham will be
Closed on July 1st for
the Presidential Instal-
Photo: Environmental Committee
Legislation & Taxation Chair: L. Jennifer Simpson.
Committee, 7:30 PM,
“Panama Bay Conserva- heard the presentation by
Thursday, July 2 at Am-
tion Plan” was the topic Leslie Enrique Marín
Photo: Real Estate Committee. Cham.
of the last environmental Rosabel Miró from the
Chair: José Gabriel “Curro” Montenegro. ODHC Committee, committee on June 16 at Panama Audubon Soci-
The Real Estate Commit- Gail Geerling, Blanca 12:00 noon, Thursday, AmCham. ety.
tee Meeting was held on Sánchez (American Air- July 2 at AmCham. Thirty people came to
June 16 at AmCham. lines); Felix Carles E-learning is the next
The principal topic of the (Bienes Raíces y Seguros step in distance educa- Minister designate visits AmCham
meeting was to organize Carles); C.E. Maurice tion. The Committee has
the annual Real Estate Belanger, José Gabriel invited representatives
forum for August, with Montenegro (Coldwell from INADEH, Frito-
the title “The Economical Banker); Greg Gooding Lay and the ACP to form
Impact of the real estate (SLM Panama Inc); Edgar a panel discussion “E-
sector.” Peregrina (TuCasa) and learning as an Alternati-
This meeting was at- Carlos Wilson (Gimar ve to Training.”
tended by Donna Siem- Real Estate and Develop-
brasse (Sanchiz, Siem- ers).
brasse & Associates); AMCHAM
Billingual Employee Candidates:
Photo: Thomas Kenna, AmCham President; Roberto Henríquez,
AmCham member Mi returned to Panama. They Appointed Minister; and Annette Cárdenas, USPA President.
Oportunidad is a sub- are bilingual and available
contractor for a U.S. State for interviews at no cost to On June 19th Roberto Amcham and USPA.
D ep a rt m en t -ap p r o ve d AmCham members. Their Henríquez, Commerce During this meeting they
cultural program that résumés are available at Industries Minis- discussed the challenges
sends young Panamanians email@example.com ter-designate visited Am- that the governments of
to the US for up to two All of the candidates are Cham to have lunch with Panama and USA face for
years to work and study looking for permanent, the members of the completing the Free Trade
while living with an full-time daytime posi- Boards of Directors of Agreement between them.
American family. The tions. Those currently
following candidates have taking university courses José Gabriel Montenegro
successfully completed in Panama City are in Porcell is the chair of Real
their USA work-study evening programs that will New offer from Llorente & Cuenca
programs and have not affect a day job. Montenegro is currently Member LLORENTE & www.llyc-actualidadpana
General Manager of Cold- CUENCA has developed ma.com, register by pro-
Melissa Pineda: Currently studying International Busi- a new area of specializa- viding an email address
well Banker Blue Centro
ness at Universidad de Panamá. tion in Public Affairs and and you will be provided
America, and is in charge
Gina Robletto, B. A. in Law and Politics Science from of the development of the a web site to provide its a user name and pass-
Universidad de Panamá. real estate franchise busi- clients with up-to-date word.
Antonio Hector Guelfi Sánchez: Second Trimester of ness in Panama, El Salva- information on govern- Thanks to an agreement
Procedural Law (Master’s), Universidad Interamerica- dor, Belize, Nicaragua, ment and institutional between AmCham and
na; B.S. in Law and Political Science, ULACIT. Honduras and Guatemala. affairs, covering news Llorente & Cuenca, Am-
Evelyn E. McNulty Guerra:B.S. in Law and Political A graduate in Business from the Legislature and Cham members will re-
Science, University of Panama. Administration and Mar- the Government and also ceive a 15% discount
Rosseline Morales: Courses in Medicine and Maritime keting from Florida State profiling the principal over the $1,500.00 per
at Universities in Chiriqui. University, Jose Gabriel decision makers in Pa- month regular price. The
Karla Him Petrocelli: BS in Tourism (Hotels), Univer- has had ample experience nama. The web site will discount is available for a
sidad Latina de Panamá; working on a degree in Public in the Central American be available to all Am- group of five or more, so
Relations at the University of Panamá. business communit y Cham members free of if you are interested
through his positions at charge until July eighth. please contact Jilma Ba-
Johnson & Johnson Cen- All you have to do is tista at 301-3881 or
Please make checks out to tral America, where he c l i c k h e r e : firstname.lastname@example.org.
“American Chamber of Commerce.” was Sales & Marketing
Director, and as Director
Most banks, including out to “PANAMCHAM,” of the Panamanian Small Member Discount Program
ours, are now rejecting “AmCham,” or Business Administration.
acronyms on checks. Con- “AmCham Panama.” There have been several Discount Program.
Other positions he has
sequently, they are not Please let your accounting new additions and a few Check out the new offers
held include General
accepting checks made office make checks out to: updates (with increased at www.panamcham.com/
Manager of a Financial
discounts) to the Member members/discount.asp.
Newspaper in Panamá.
“American Chamber of Commerce.”
Phone: 301-3881 Fax 301-3882
Aquilino de la Guardia Ave and 47 St, Ocean Business Plaza Bldg, 17 floor.