Costa Rica has been known for its stable democracy in a region that has had some instability. Costa Rica has the most stable and centenarian democracy in the Americas, with peaceful and uninterrupted electoral processes. Since 1948 Costa Rica is the only country in America that has no army.
Former President Oscar Arias Sanchez received a Nobel Peace Prize in 1987, for his mediation in the Peace process of the region. It is considered the most economically stable country in Central America. These factors give Panamá the security and legal and political stability that your investment requires.
And for its highly educated workforce, most of whom speak English. The country spends roughly 6.9% of its budget (2016) on education, compared to a global average of 4.4%. Its economy, once heavily dependent on agriculture, has diversified to include sectors such as finance, corporate services for foreign companies, pharmaceuticals, and ecotourism. Many foreign companies (manufacturing and services) operate in Panamá Free Trade Zones (FTZ) where they benefit from investment and tax incentives.