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10 Facts about a Prison Island Turned Paradise in Panama

10 Facts about a Prison Island Turned Paradise in Panama

Maddi Higgins August 24, 2014 1

Islands evoke feelings of relaxation, not death, torture and imprisonment. However, Coiba Island off the coast of Panama was actually used by the country’s former military dictatorship as a prison. Now, Coiba Island Prison

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Top 8 Species to See for the Panama Canal’s 100th Anniversary

Top 8 Species to See for the Panama Canal’s 100th Anniversary

Maddi Higgins August 13, 2014 0

The Panama Canal is an engineering innovation integral to modern shipping, international travel and trade. Surrounding the canal is the Panama Canal Watershed, a 1,300-acre area with significant biodiversity. The Panama Canal Authority works

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Ecotourism Builds Connections in Panama: A Visit to Salt Creek

Ecotourism Builds Connections in Panama: A Visit to Salt Creek

guest April 11, 2012 0

By Christy Lavoie Destination Manager, Natural Habitat Adventures Panama’s Bocas del Toro is a little-known collection of rocky islands in the far northwest of the country on the Caribbean Sea, esteemed for its lush

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