Panama: More than a canal By Armando Nieto

How does the Panama canal work?

Located at the heart of the Americas, Panama City is the most cosmopolitan of the Latin American Cities. As a long established hub for international business, trade and transportation the city has developed into a modern, busy metropolis.

Tocumen international airport is a major connecting point of the Americas, with direct flights to many destinations in the Americas and Europe.

Tocumen International Airport

Panama Free Zone

What's a free zone?

It is a geographic area where goods may be landed, stored, handled, manufactured, or reconfigured, and re-exported under specific customs regulation and generally not subject to customs duty. Tourists can find all kinds of products, such as: Clothing and accessories, Electronics Home and office furniture, Toys, Shoes, Cigarettes and liquor or Pharmaceuticals

  • The multicultural character of Panama City is reflected in its cuisine.
Different types of Panamanian food.

Panamanian People

Panama is a safe, stable and friendly country of almost four million inhabitants and 75.000 square kilometers. The Spanish conquest of the Americas was devastating for native peoples. Many native men died in conflicts with the invaders. Male Spanish colonists often came without their wives and took native women as partners.

We are a mixture of races

PANAMANIAN EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM

Grading system

Students wear uniform for middle school and high school.

*Light blue shirt and blue pants for middle school *White shirt and blue pants for high school

Students in Panama started classes yesterday March 6, 2017

Panama university main campus

Higher education in public universities is completely FREE

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