Category Archives: Silver Townships in Panama

Rio Abajo

The Stone Church or "La Iglesia de Piedra" is one of Rio Abajo's most prominent landmarks.

By Lydia M. Reid

Rio Abajo, which literally means “down river,” is an excellent example of one of the Silver communities in the Republic of Panama apart from the Canal Zone that was founded and originally urbanized by the Westindians who came to settle in Panama. Continue reading