One of the more impressive constructions to visit in Panama is the locks of the Panama Canal at Agua Clara.Read more
Central America, but different!
Uber works well in Panama City, but once you are in more rural areas, you will have to use the bus system or rent a car.
Diving in Panama
Banking and enterprises
The country has a reputation for hosting companies from around the world that choose to be located here for the fiscal friendly regime. Companies can both shield their ownership and find a tax haven to bring their foreign profits.
But at the same time, the Panama ships register has about a quarter of the world fleet under their flag, attracting investors, ship owners, and skippers.
Is Panama the 51st state?
Some people believe that because of the USA’s tight control over the Central American country, it has become the 51st state of the United States. That is not the case, of course. But keep in mind that the USA invaded Panama in 1989. Noriega, who at that time was both the president of Panama AND an agent of the CIA, was gone rogue.
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Driving in Panama, it’s an adventure. And maybe the bus is a better option, and here’s why.Read more
When traveling by bus in Panama, the system will surprise you in a few ways.Read more