Published on January 26th, 2011 | by Mark Chesnut

VIDEO: The Last Days of the Diablo Rojo, Panama City’s Legendary Bus

The Diablo Rojo, Panama City’s legendary bus system, is in its final days.

Panama City is a fast-growing Central American metropolis where skyscrapers seem to rise in the blink of an eye. And as this Central American hotspot continues to modernize, it’s about to say goodbye to its most colorful form of mass transit: The Diablo Rojo, or red Devil bus.

In this exclusive VIDEO, LatinFlyer shows you some stunning examples of these amazing vehicles, which are actually former U.S. school buses. You’ll also get a peek at what’s happening in Panama City that’s going to change it all — and bring an end to the legendary Diablo Rojo.

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The founder and editor of, Mark has more than 15 years of experience as a writer, editor and manager. He's worked with some of the biggest consumer, in-flight and travel trade publishers that cover Latin America.

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