Panama 
Sunday, February 26, 2006, 09:15 AM
Today is our last day in Panama City, Panama. Port calls are few and far between so I'll take any opportunity to step off this boat and get a taste of dry land. One of our cab driver's gave me an interesting take on politics. Contrary to what I would think, he was furious at the government for kicking the Americans out of the canal zone. He said that Americans put a lot of money into the local economy, which benefited everyone. He also said that Americans helped keep crime down and drugs out of the country. Now the Columbians are moving in full force, bring the drugs and crime with them. Now if our government wasn't so good at making the rest of the world hate Americans, we might be able to do some good.
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