Panama : The Singapore of the Americas
Panama at a Glance
Size – similar to the State of North Carolina
Population – 4 million with 2 million in the capital city and expat communities in most cities
Cost of Living – about one-third of major USA cities & foreigner friendly retirement visas.
Infrastructure – Great! Panama is the only country in Latin American with potable tap water!
Weather – Tropical with a Wet & Dry Season
Core Industries – Service economy, Trading, Real Estate, Insurance, Finance, Tourism, Mining
Internet – major Fiber Optic links in most cities and reasonably priced broadband & HDTV
Safe & Secure – a few hours flight time to USA
Visa – Visa on Arrival (VOA) for 180 days for many countries: USA, EU, Canada, SA, others require a visa in advance. Valid Passport with 6 months remaining and proof of onward travel.