“… Panama exists because of foreigners, was populated by foreigners, has money because of foreigners, all the products and services they use are made by foreigners. Without us, the country is nothing.”

– Okke Ornstein, Bananama Republic

“… some immigration rules that had hardly been enforced for many years are now being asserted, and it’s making life on a tourist visa, with the periodic run to Costa Rica to pop over the border and back, more expensive.”

The Panama News