An engineer with 36 years experience on the waterway, today became the new administrator of the Panama Canal.
A statement from the ACP reads:
Panama City, September 4, 2012. - Jorge Luis Quijano, an engineer with 36 years experience on the waterway, during which he has been entrusted with key responsibilities such as the operation and maintenance of the Canal in the transition to Panamanian administration and the Expansion Program, today became the new administrator of the Panama Canal.
Otto Perez, president elect of Guatemala, has appointed Sergio de la Torre as the future Minister of the Economy.
The president-elect said of the decision: "In the past 8 years Sergio de la Torre has been a member of the Monetary Board, he is a business manager and a businessman. He has always been involved in the country’s economic development."
This new charge will cost $15 plus applicable tax (except in the case of Costa Rica where the tax does apply) per passenger and is non-refundable.
The charge will be added to all ticket sales and virtual MPD issued at the main ticket offices (CTO's) and Airports (ATO's), the airline company reported. It will be applied at the following points: Guatemala, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Jamaica.