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Toro Point Lighthouse in Shelter Bay

Discovering the history and culture of Panama Day 8

June 7th 2019
This morning, our bus left the Holiday Inn in Clayton, and headed towards the Atlantic Ocean on Corridor Norte. While Roberto navigated our bus, Abdiel discussed Panama’s position on land preservation and environmental protection. He said that 42%!o(MISSING)f the land in Panama is protected by the government for green space allowing for water mitigation and natural flow to the canal. A portion o ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Panama » Panamá » Panama Canal

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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