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Archive for the ‘Politics' Category

The Panama Canal is a National Treasure

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January 9th, 1964, Martyrs Day. Front Cover of Life Magazine January 1964.

Growing up in the U.S., my introduction to the Panama Canal could be summarized as: The U.S. built it, then one day benevolently signed it over to the Panamanian government. In the U.S. there is very little mention of the canal outside of that narrative. Martyrs’ Day in Panama, a day commemorating those who died…

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6 Ways to Piss Off a Panamanian

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Angry Panamanian

Panama is one of the most beautiful, diverse, and fascinating countries in the world and more and more travelers visit this Central American wonderland each year. Panama’s most famous landmark is the Canal, but it’s so much more than that! Panama City, also known as the Miami of Latin America, is a thriving commercial and…

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The Gang Tour: Casco Viejo Through the Eyes of Its Own People

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Local children playing in the streets of Casco Viejo

The beauty of Casco Viejo’s narrow cobblestone streets, creeping ivy and bougainvillea, and restored colonial buildings needs no introduction. Casco Viejo, with its tree lined plazas anchored by ancient cathedrals and fine cafes dotting every corner, is the place where most people, myself included, fall in love with Panama City. In fact, it was in…

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Ngäbe-Buglé Comarca’s Challenges | Health / Medical Assistance: Part 5

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Ngobe child being bathed

This is the fifth and last of a 5-part series about the biggest problems in the Comarca Ngäbe-Buglé and how they are being addressed. You can click here to see the 1st part here about Physical Infrastructure, here for the 2nd part about Social Problems, here for the 3rd part about Education or here for…

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Things to Know That Can Make or Break your Panama Vacation

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Tourists doing exercise at Cinta Costera in Panama City, Panama

When I first arrived in Panama City, I expected it to be a booming metropolis full of English speakers. I expected to have to order all the products that I’m used to using from the U.S. rather than buy them right here. I had a long list of expectations and assumptions, which the city continues…

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