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Sunday, November 15, 2015

Is There Resentment of the Foreigner in Panama? Why the Increase of Crimes against Expats?

There are crime waves going on in expat communities in Panama. The crimes are becoming more and more violent. What's causing these crime sprees in expat towns and communities? Resentment of the foreigner is mounting up. The biggest complaint from expats living in these areas is the authorities aren't doing anything about it and sometimes they are part of the problem. Scary...


We're an Expat Family of Five, Living Frugal, Healthy and Happy Abroad. We live in Cuenca, Ecuador and travel the Ecuador coast whenever we get a chance. We just adventured throughout the country of Panama for five weeks! Come along and enjoy some of our experiences with us!


  1. Well, I guess I'm crossing Panama off my list. Is Cuenca experiencing any of this sort of resentment? (Cuenca is actually numero uno on my list...for now.)


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