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An Expat Talks about Living in Panama City, Panama

Submitted by WalterB


Panama City, Panama

A resident of Panama city for 60 years provides a brief glimpse of life in Panama for expats. Job opportunities and the modern amenities are a few of the features described.

What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on?

Panama City

How long have you lived there?

60 years

In terms of religious, racial, economic and cultural diversity, are the people of this city or town diverse? Are they accepting of differences? Describe.

Predominantly non practicing Catholics, multi/mixed racial component, with distinctly cultural diversity, but easily assimilating into a common citizen.

What are the main industries in this city? What types of career opportunities commonly exist? How do most people find new jobs?

Service oriented and light manufacturing with associated career opportunities. Most new job opportunities are filled through friendship associations rather that the social media. While published job opportunities exist, the final selection for the positions are usually among recommended applicants Mass openings soon become filled with known applicants.

In general, what are peoples' priorities in this city? For example, do lives revolve around work, family, socializing, sports, etc.?

Priorities start with family, extended family, family friends, other friends, socializing, sports, all other non-work related activities, and finally: work!

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If a friend of yours was thinking of moving to this city or town from far away, what other advice would you give them.

Do not be surprised by the most modern technological society living in a first class environment.

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