The long awaited revival of the banana industry in Puerto Armuelles is finally going to happen. On April 26, 2017 the final approval to the agreement between the Del Monte subsidiary, Bananapina, and Panama was given! Jobs, infrastructure, and hope have been returned to the Distrcit of Baru and our own Puerto Armuelles.
Carlos Motta, Puerto Armuelles Deputy to the Panama National Assembly, talks to Nex PanamaTV about the reactivation of industry in the banana zones of Baru and what it means for the local residents. (This is in Spanish)