Panama Economy

Panama Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax System Basic data According to cheeroutdoor.com, Panama has been Latin America’s fastest growing economy for the past two decades. However, due to its unique position in international trade, it has been disproportionately affected by the severe economic downturn caused by the COVID pandemic. […]

History in Panama

History in Panama

The Indians began to settle on the territory of the Isthmus of Panama several millennia ago. At first they were engaged in agriculture, and later – in metallurgy. The Spaniards first landed on the western shores of what is now Panama in 1501. They called these lands Golden Castile. The colonization of the Isthmus of […]

Panama History

Panama History

The colonial period According to localcollegeexplorer, the Isthmus of Panama was conquered by the Spaniards between 1502 and 1513: first called Castilla de Oro, from 1514 it was united with the Colombian region and from 1542 it entered the viceroyalty of Peru. In the 18th century, with Colombia, Venezuela and Ecuador, it was part of […]

City of Panama Overview

City of Panama Overview

Places of interest Metropolitan Natural Park Located within the limits of the city of Panama Capital. This is the closest protected tropical forest to an urban area in the Americas. It is here where the Smithsonian Institute conducts scientific research on the ecology of the forest canopy. In this park you can walk the marked […]

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Travel to Panama

For those who dare to go far from Sweden’s borders and want to experience an amazing nature, Panama is a clear destination. The total area of ​​the whole country is as small as Svealand, but still they have managed to crowd huge volcanoes, houses that reach all the way up to the clouds and a […]