English-language Media

Find out about the English-language magazines, newspapers and radio stations available in Panama City...

There are a number of options for those seeking English-speaking radio, as well as print publications, when living in Panama.

Magazines and Newspapers

Focus Panama magazine highlights can be read online. There is also a pocket-size travel guide published twice yearly with visitor and tourist information: places to visit, activities, things to do, things to see and general information on Panama.

Panama 9°80° is a news subscription service which is free within Panama, with print and digital versions available. It gives information on events, activities, restaurants, shopping, local services, nature and wildlife, reviews, living in Panama and real estate.

The Visitor (El Visitante) is a weekly newspaper catering to English-speaking visitors and residents of Panama. It is available in print or digital versions.

Radio Stations

92.1 Power FM has English programs and music aimed at English-speaking audiences.

Panama Party radio station (88.1 FM) caters to English-speaking listeners with the majority of songs in English and by classic American and British rock bands.

Panama City Radio (98.9 FM ultra stereo) caters to English-speaking listeners with songs, commercials and programs in English.

The Panama Broadcasting Corporation was founded in 2006. This English-speaking broadcasting system operates at 89.3FM. There is a breakfast show.

Radio on the Internet: English-language stations online

Radio stations often stream their broadcasts on the Internet. In order to listen to their programs it is necessary to have RealPlayer or Windows Media Player, both of which can be downloaded.