Panama 2013: Insurance Was Not Good Business
Monday, December 16, 2013
Industry participants predict a year-end in the red because of a sharp increase in claims for losses.
Prensa.com reports: "Although total premiums up to...
Venezuelan Insurer Operating in Panama
Thursday, November 14, 2013
With an initial investment of $5 million the Venezuelan company La Regional de Seguros started operations in Panama under the name Estarseguros.
Martesfinanciero.com reports that "Estarseguros is the...
XXXIV Hemispheric Conference on Insurance
Thursday, October 24, 2013
From 10 to November 13 representatives from insurance companies will gather together in Guatemala to address topics of interest to the industry.
Among the topics to be discussed at the event being held...
Health Insurance for Tourists in Panama
Thursday, October 3, 2013
During the first seven months of 2013 there were 1,668 medical cases, while in the same period of 2012 there were 1,020.
Two years ago Panama offered medical coverage at no cost...
Panama as an International Reinsurance Center
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
A law intends to attract reinsurance companies, by giving them the same benefits enjoyed by the Headquarters of Multinational Corporations.
The information was confirmed by the Panamanian...
Costa Rica: State Run Insurer Operates Internationally
Thursday, August 29, 2013
The Instituto Nacional de Seguros will provide $43 million in insurance for a hydroelectric project in Nicaragua, through reinsurance services.
The Hidropantasma Hydroelectric Project in Jinotega is...
Opportunities in Microinsurance in Panama
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
The venture is in micro-markets with products costing up to $30 per year and with compensation ranging from $10 thousand to $15 thousand.
According to Luis Della Togna, Superintendent of...
New Player in Panama's Insurance Market
Thursday, August 8, 2013
Dominican Life Insurance Company has made its official entry into the Panamanian insurance market providing coverage plans in the field of health.
Alberto Cruz, president of the board of that company...
Regional Micro-Insurance Supply Deficit
Friday, August 2, 2013
In Central America microinsurance coverage is minimal, with rates well below the rest of Latin America.
Throughout the region, Guatemala leads they way in such...