The Panama 3 Count, where we bring you 3 Panama stories that you shouldn’t miss.
Columbus landed there. Graham Greene made it on his third try. Now Conde Nast’s man in Panama, Peter Stevenson, falls under the laid-back spell of the islands of the Bocas del Toro. Welcome to the Caribbean that time forgot.
An astonishing 29,000 small businesses were opened in Panama in 2012 serving three main areas, mini-casinos, bars, and grill-type restaurants. Criticism has arisen around the Panama Emprende program, which fast-tracks licenses for these businesses, saying the country doesn’t need any more bars or mini-casinos.
Panama, Costa Rica, and Nicaragua are spearheading economic growth in Central America, according to projections from the Central American Bank for Economic Integration.
After a successful 2012 tourism season, Central America tourism leaders are committed to furthering the region’s tourism growth potential. Photo Credit: Caribbean News Digital Original
Photo Credit: Acnur Las Americas When it comes to exploring Central America, Panama’s Darien province marks the end of the road for most travelers. Located
San Pedro Sula, Honduras is the most violent city in the world according to the Citizen Council of Public Safety and Criminal Justice. The report,