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Panama

Discussion in 'Teaching abroad' started by rambo12, Jun 26, 2020.

  1. rambo12

    rambo12 New commenter

    Hello, awesome people.

    Any generic info on living and working in Panama?

    Is 4000 USD a reasonable salary per month?(net)

    1 person working and a non teaching spouse. Could one expect a moderate lifestyle on that salary in Panama City?

    Never been to Central America so do not have a clue.

    Thanks.
     
  2. worlo24

    worlo24 Occasional commenter

    Is this for the school currently advertising?
     
  3. lunarita

    lunarita Senior commenter

    Try numbeo.com

    Panama isn't cheap.
     
  4. makhnovite

    makhnovite Established commenter

    Central America consists 7 or 8 different countries and while homogeneous in some respects they are very different in others - i.e. economically and socially. Panama is basically a US creation, the region was taken from Colombia to give the US control of the canal zone. This makes it very American in feel, as do the large numbers of retirees there. I only visited some years ago but I quite liked it, it was not cheap and some of the schools do not have great reputation.

    In terms of travel: Costa Rica is nearby and is superb. Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala are - interesting? Even the old UK colony of Belize has its moments.
     
  5. internationalteacher4321

    internationalteacher4321 New commenter

    No it is not.
     
    Last edited by a moderator: Jun 30, 2020 at 11:35 AM
  6. internationalteacher4321

    internationalteacher4321 New commenter

    No it is not cheap, but looks like a good quality of life and an amazing location.
     
  7. kemevez

    kemevez Occasional commenter

    On which planet?
     

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