Help Save A World Heritage Site

 
$8,485
$16,515
Raised
Remaining

Help Save A World Heritage Site

Help Save A World Heritage Site
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Proposed Highway Around Heritage Site

Proposed Highway Around Heritage Site
This is the proposed highway project that would permanently alter the seafront characteristic of the site and cause it to be de-listed from the UNESCO World Heritage site list. (view small | med | large | orig)

Alternatives

Alternatives
These are alternative connections proposed by local and international experts that provide better traffic flow at less cost with no damage to the historic district. (view small | med | large | orig)

Suspected Motivation

Suspected Motivation
This is a rendering of a massive new housing development next to the historic district from a video leaked to the press. Many in Panama believe that private developers behind this project, together with corrupt Panamanian officials, are the special interests pushing the highway project. The complete video can be found on Youtube at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wLRxC_iptkU (view small | med | large | orig)

Pro Heritage Solidarity March

Pro Heritage Solidarity March
Panamanian heritage supporters in a peaceful demonstration on the historic city which would be surrounded by the proposed highway. (view small | med | large | orig)

Worst Case Averted

Worst Case Averted
Photo from Progress Report 'Final Report' (view small | med | large | orig)

Project Advance as of March 2013

Project Advance as of March 2013
Photo from Progress Report 'Final Report' (view small | med | large | orig)

Current Status

Current Status
Photo from Progress Report 'UNESCO Finally Speaks (sort of)' (view small | med | large | orig)

Final Form

Final Form
Photo from Progress Report 'UNESCO Finally Speaks (sort of)' (view small | med | large | orig)

Worst Case Scenario Averted

Worst Case Scenario Averted
Photo from Progress Report 'UNESCO Finally Speaks (sort of)' (view small | med | large | orig)

Funded

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Project Leader

Hildegard Vasquez

Panama City, Panama

Where is this project located?

Map of Help Save A World Heritage Site