Navigating Government Offices in Panama

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Are you ready to live or work in Panama? If you are, be prepared to maneuver through bureaucracy, especially government bureaucracy. Sounds boring I know, but like must everything else in Panama for the foreign resident it can be quite an adventure. Here are a few rules to live by when making your way through the bureaucratic machine … [Read more...]

Santiago Veraguas Park

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The Santiago park in the center of town was remodeled a few years ago. It's named after ex-president Juan D. Arosemena. It's a beautiful park with a gazebo and beautiful flower covered arbors. There is a large catholic church next to the park and also the Museo Regional de Veraguas (museum), Banco Nacional and the Municipalidad de … [Read more...]

Santiago Veraguas Bus Station

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While waiting for my sister to arrive by bus from Panama City I wandered around the Santiago bus station. Like most in Panama the station is well organized and bustling with passengers coming and going. Buses in Panama are an easy, cheap form of travel. Almost all the provinces have a major bus station, called a terminal, with direct … [Read more...]