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24 May
Panama City skyline on a cloudy afternoon.

Panama’s Residency Programs Will Change In 2021—Act Now

If you’ve been paying attention, you’ve heard me say it often… If you’re interested in taking an action offshore, do it when you’re able to… while you’re eligible for whatever opportunity you’re considering. Because you never know when that opportunity will no longer be available to you—either because requirements change and you no longer qualify […]

17 Sep
Residency

The 6 Best Countries To Get A Residency In 2020

When establishing a Plan B or backup residency, most people look for the easiest option… but “easiest” isn’t a one-size-fits-all concept. This debate came up during a conference call with my editorial team earlier this year. We realized that we’d used the term “world’s easiest residency” in two different articles, one referencing Colombia, the other […]

05 Dec
Panama’s Gun Regulations

Panama’s Gun Regulations

I finally received my permanent residency card for Panama last week through the “Specific Countries” visa program that President Martinelli authorized with an Executive Order issued in May 2012. At the time, I was in Panama on a reforestation investment visa that required five renewals before permanent residency. Five years from temporary to permanent residency […]