Fortifications of Portobello and San Lorenzo (World Heritage)

Fortifications of Portobello and San Lorenzo (World Heritage)

The city of Portobelo, located on the Caribbean coast of Panama, was once an important transshipment point for transatlantic trade between South America and mainland Spain. The mighty fortifications served as protection against pirates and privateers like Francis Drake , who were after the goods and silver treasures. The bay of Portobelo was named (»Beautiful […]

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Panama Public Policy

Current policy Panama is a country located in the region of North America. The 2019 election led to the long-dominant center-left Revolutionary Democratic Party (PRD) retaking the presidential power in Panama, after ten years in opposition. But that was far from the walk-on victory that had been predicted: Laurentino “Nito” Cortizo won by a slight […]

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