Selling Panama, Canal and All

When diplomats arrive in Canada to settle into their new life, there is usually a period of adjustment. But when the new chargé d'affaires from Panama, Juventino Aparicio, arrived, he found his bearings relatively quickly.

Embassy Photo: Mark Iype
After studying international relations in his home country, Panamanian Chargé d’Affaires Juventino Aparicio did further diplomacy training in Chile and Mexico before being posted to Canada, his first overseas.
Mark Iype
Published: Wednesday, 05/27/2009 12:00 am EDT

When diplomats arrive in Canada to settle into their new life, there is usually a period of adjustment. But when the new chargé d'affaires from Panama, Juventino Aparicio, arrived, he found his bearings relatively quickly. After only two months in Ottawa, he is already quite comfortable, and he has quickly found his work rewarding and interesting.

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