Skip to content


Afro Panamanian Guidebook

by Santiago Aguilar 08 Jan 2024 0 Comments
Afro Panamanian Guidebook


Embark on this cultural exploration with assurance, recognizing that the substance of this guidebook emerges from insightful discussions with Afro-Panamanian scholars and historians, including Mr. Jolly and Melva Lowe de Goodin. Furthermore, our collaboration extends to Isaac Villaverde, a maestro in Afro-Panamanian cuisine, who serves as both chef and proprietor at La Tapa del Coco in Panama City.

We extend an invitation to you to delve into these pages, absorb the narratives, and rediscover your affection for the people of Panama, time and again. More than a mere guidebook, this is an immersive invitation to connect with the very essence of Afro-Panamanian culture.


If you're drawn to the vibrant hues of Afro-Panamanian culture, whether you're planning a visit, living in Panama, or just curious to delve deeper, this book is your compass. Brought to you by Black Expats Explore Panama Tour (BEIP), ITA, and BEW, this guide is more than just a companion—it's an immersion into the heart and soul of Panama's Black culture.


This guidebook offers an exclusive perspective that transcends the conventional boundaries of travel guides. Uncover the layers of Afro-Panamanian culture, often overlooked in traditional guidebooks, and make your journey a truly enriching experience.


Considering a move to Panama? This book is your cultural litmus test. Discover whether Panama resonates with you and your family on a deeper, cultural level, providing insights beyond the typical expat considerations.


Already calling Panama home? Dive into the pages of this guidebook to deepen your connection with the vibrant culture surrounding you. It's a key to understanding the roots, traditions, and narratives that shape your host nation.


Immerse yourself in the ethnically and linguistically diverse tapestry of Panama. Whether you're learning Spanish or pursuing graduate studies, this guidebook provides a cultural backdrop, making your time abroad a more meaningful and insightful experience.


This is not your typical travel guide. You won't find the usual tourist hotspots, immigration details, restaurant recommendations, or living accommodations here. Instead, we've curated essential cultural insights to broaden your understanding of Panama's history, its people, and the diverse tapestry that makes up its culture.

-Researcher, Writer, and Educator, Jameelah Muhammad



ITAGLOBAL | | Afro Panamanian Experience
Prev Post
Next Post

Leave a comment

Please note, comments need to be approved before they are published.

Thanks for subscribing!

This email has been registered!

Shop the look

Choose Options

Sign Up for exclusive updates, new arrivals & insider only discounts
Edit Option
Back In Stock Notification
Terms & Conditions
Privacy Policy

This policy covers how we use your personal information. We take your privacy seriously and will take all measures to protect your personal information.Any personal information received will only be used to fulfill your order. We will not sell or redistribute your information to anyone.

Refund & Cancellation Policy

What are cancellation & refund policies for Tour Packages? If you want to cancel your booking, you must advise us in writing to by email. The letter must be signed by the lead name on the booking and once we receive it you should expect to receive a cancellation letter within 24 hours. If you do not then please contact us to ensure your letter has been received.

To cover the cost of processing your cancellation and to compensate us for the risk that we may not be able to resell your travel arrangements, we make a cancellation charge on the scale shown below. The person who made the booking is responsible for paying this charge. The size of the charge depends on when we receive your cancellation notice or letter or how you would like us to deal with your payment providing that we have received your full payment for the tours.

Flexible Cancelation Policy:

Cancellations 30+ days before trip date: FULL REFUND

- $100 processing fee.

Cancellations within 30 days of trip date: PARTIAL REFUND.

- $350 Cancellation Fee

- $50 Processing Fee

- VISA Fee is nonrefundable (The fee will vary by country)

Cancellations within 10 days of trip date: NO REFUND.

- Not eligible for reimbursement

- Money paid can be used as credit for future travel with ITA to any destination within 12 months, minus the processing fee.

If a confirmed and paid reservation is canceled, customers should expect a refund in 90 business days.

Important note-events beyond our control

Events beyond our control include: war, threat of war, riots, civil disturbances, terrorist activity, industrial disputes, natural and nuclear disasters, fire, epidemics, health risks, technical problems with transport including changes due to rescheduling or cancellation of flights by an airline or alteration of the airline or aircraft type for reasons beyond our control or that of our suppliers; closed or congested airports or ports, hurricanes and other actual or potential severe weather conditions, and any other similar events.
this is just a warning