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Ben in Panama City  
   

Ben in Panama City

A big contrast to Havana!
Panama, our saviour!

April 12th 2010
After a slightly traumatic exit from Cuba (which involved many people having to look at my emergency passport, the first woman I showed it to holding her hands up and making a "what the hell is this" noise, and us having to be rushed through customs by an aeroplane lady because we were in danger of missing the flight due to the aforementioned passport issues), we landed in Panama rather apprehensi ... read more
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Panamanian Flag 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
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