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Not an Ordinary Quest

Giacomo Toante, a Silver Man

Giacomo Toante, a Silver Man

By Lydia M. Reid

Over the past year after opening this website we’ve received scores of requests from our readers for information leading to the whereabouts of their long lost uncles, grandfathers, brothers, cousins, etc, – people who came to Panama in search of a better life through employment on the construction of the Panama Canal.  Their requests usually ended, however, in “…and then they just disappeared off the face of the earth.” Continue reading