Travel to David, Panama March 6th 2006 Today we flew to David, Panama from Panama City. David is in the West part of Panama about 50 km from Costa Rica. David is the the capital of the Chiriqui Province. Chiricanos have a certain independent attitude that is very simular to Texans in the United States. They are proud of their province and their heritage. You can even get a Chiriqui passport and Chiriqui ID card! David is a thriving cit ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Panama » Chiriquí » David With US backing, Panama seceded from Colombia in 1903 and promptly signed a treaty with the US allowing for the construction of a canal and US sovereignty over a strip of land on either side of the structure (the Panama Canal Zone). The Panama Canal ... ... read more
For the last three years a group of Rotarians from Kansas district 5710 travels to the Republic of Panama. In Panama, the Rotarians are presented with dozens of potential water quality projects by several local Panamanian clubs. Working with the local clubs, the team members arranges for transportation and interpreters in order to review multiple water projects. The team then travels to remote villages in order to assess the needs and viability of projects requested by Panamanian rotary clubs.
Upon return from Panama, the team presents the projects and needs discovered during the trip. To ... full info