I want to thank one of the CC readers for pointing out an article that appeared in Panama America today written by Isabel Diaz.
Here is the article. I recommend you read it. While it is in Spanish, Google will translate it well enough for you to understand that there is activity there and it is continually growing.
Some U.S. citizens wonder why it is a good idea to register with the U.S. Embassy in Panama City when they move here. This might give you a reason.
In this article, Sinaproc discusses having its evacuation plan.
If something were to happen, is your name registered? Something to ponder.