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Is there a lot of diversity? Are people in Panama accepting of differences?

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When we asked people about diversity in Panama and whether locals are accepting of differences, they said...

"Yes, Panama is highly diverse. Panama is home to many different ethnic and racial groups, including Mestizos, Mulattos, Whites, Blacks, and Amerindians, and is also home to a large Chinese community. Additionally, Panama is home to many different religious groups, including Christians, Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus, and others. This diversity is very visible in Panama, as different communities can be observed living and working side-by-side throughout the country. In general, people in Panama are very accepting and tolerant of differences, with many being proud of the nation's diversity," remarked another expat in Panama.

"Besides the multicultural Panamanians there are people from all over the world here and seven different Indian tribes. For the most part everyone gets along great. There are occasional clashes in any community and this is a tight knit one where people help their neighbors. Panama welcomes people from many countries with great expat laws and easy residency," said a member in Bocas del Toro, Panama.

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