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Panama to open an embassy in Jordan as ties set to expand : Weekly News Roundup, March 27th, 2018

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Five Things to See With Just One Week in Panama

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Panama has a lot to offer for visitors, and in a way, this could be a problem if you’ve only got a limited time to spend here. With so much to do in see in such a small country, you’ll be overwhelmed if you try to see it all on your first try. Of course, we recommend multiple trips to Panama, both long and short, but we realize that’s not feasible for everyone. So, in order to get the most out of your one-week trip, here are the five things we recommend to see.
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Spanish, Italian, Chinese construction firms eye projects in Panama : Weekly News Roundup, March 20th, 2018

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Major World Bank Project to Help Panama’s Indigenous

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Panama is a country with a diverse and complicated history when it comes to its indigenous. There are approximately half a million indigenous in Panama, making up around 12% of the total population, split into eight tribes (Embera, Kuna, Ngobe-Bugle, Guayami, Bokota, Talamanca, Teribe, and Wounaan). Despite making up over 10% of the total population, Panama’s indigenous suffer the most poverty per capita of any demographic in the country, and that makes it hard for many of them to live a quality life. For centuries, political and cultural clashes between the indigenous and the government have made progress hard, but things are slowly changing, and are about to get a big leg up from the World Bank.
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Protest over infrastructure turns violent in Panama’s Colon : Weekly News Roundup, March 13th, 2018

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Top 4 Family-Friendly Hotels in Panama

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Panama is a place where everyone is welcome, and that means families too! In fact, more than just “welcome”, families are encouraged to visit Panama, as it offers so much for people of all ages to do, at a great value for time and money. When coming to visit Panama with your family, you’ll want to make sure everyone gets the experience they want. That’s not easy to do with so many ages and tastes. We feel like no matter what you do, your family won’t be happy unless they’re happy with where they’re staying. In honor of that, here are our top 4 family-friendly hotels we recommend staying in while you’re here.
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Police evict Trump staff from Panama hotel amid ongoing dispute : Weekly News Roundup, March 6th, 2018

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Lake Gatun: Panama’s biodiverse, tropical escape

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There’s no secret as to the location of Lake Gatun, no far away distance to travel to get there, and no shortage of traffic that passes through it. After all, Lake Gatun has been made most famous by the Panama Canal. The large, artificial (yes, you read that right) lake is home to over 800 species of birds, hundreds of Geoffroy’s, Howler, and Capuchin monkeys, crocodiles, and a seemingly endless amount of tropical flora and fauna, right at your fingertips. This is the center of the Panama Canal, where east meets west, and you can still see some of the world’s biggest (and most famous) mega-barges pass through each and every day.
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Panama Aspires to Become Chinese Gateway to LatAm : Weekly News Roundup, February 27th, 2018

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Top 5 Food Experiences in Panama

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Are you a traveler who loves to eat? Are you a foodie in Panama? Looking for a fun way to entertain guests and family? We’ve some treats for you! Panama is a diverse country with a diverse cultural heritage, and many current international influences. Because of this, the food scene is great. No matter what your taste, you’re bound to find what you love, and discover something new along the way. To give you a list to start with, here are our top five picks for unique, high quality food experiences in Panama.
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