Did you know Panama has a free trade deal with the USA, the European Union and Canada?


1.) Has the world’s # 2 offshore banking center. Switzerland is # 1
2.) Has the world’s # 2 free trade zone. Hong Kong, China is # 1
3.) The new Varela government (July 1, 2014) is center right and will spend $19 billion on infrastructure 
4.) US dollar is the defacto  currency and Panama is a thriving democracy

5.) Debt to GDP ratio is less than 50%  of the US / European rates and 25% of Japan's rate AND DROPPING. 

6.) Panama is investing over $ 1.5 billion in renewable energy and is the greenest country in Latin America. 
7.) $ 100 BILLION of oil was discovered in 2011 and GDP will double in 8 years
8.) Offers asset protection and many tax advantages. No tax on foreign income
9.) Over past 90 years had the lowest inflation in Central America and Caribbean 
10.) IMF routinely praises the strength and future direction of Panama's economy
11.) Has the most diversified, strongest economy in Central America & Caribbean 
12.) Never had a Hurricane - unlike the rest of Central America & Caribbean
13.) Has the world’s most generous Retirement Visa program with many discounts
14.) Is a medical and dental tourism hotspot and offers stem cell therapy 
15.) Assisted Living for foreigners costs less than 1/3 the US price and is popular
16.) Over $1.5 billion USD was wagered in Panama’s 24 casinos in 2015
17.) Line 1 (35 station subway system) of 4 lines opened in 2014.  Line 2 & 3 are underway. 
18.) Has 1,803 miles (2,857 km) of coastline, 1,600 islands and 500 rivers
19.) Has the world's best sports fishing and the world's # 1 rated fishing lodge
20.) Has as much biodiversity as the Amazon Basin packed into a smaller area...
          1,200 species of orchid flowers, 10,000 varieties of plants, 1,200 species of
            butterflies, 255 species of mammals, 354 species of reptiles & amphibians
            & over 1,000 species of birds & is the world's # 1 best bird watching location



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