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History of Hospital Point

Pioneer Medical Center, 1899-1920

Province of Bocas del Toro, Panama

ISBN 9789962715412

Clyde S. Stephens

Step back in time to the late 19th century as the powerful United Fruit Company takes center stage in the bustling city of Bocas del Toro. Witness their rise to dominance and the establishment of Hospital Point, a vital medical center ensuring the well-being of the labor force. This captivating tale delves into the intertwined history of commerce and healthcare in a bygone era.


Clyde S. Stephens, an American from Florida, worked 32 years for the United Fruit Company (Now Chiquita Brands International) in banana research in Central America. In 1991, Clyde and his wife, Phyllis, retired on Hospital Point, across the bay where their children, Linda and Carl, were born in the banana port of Almirante.

History of Hospital Point

SKU: ISBN 9789962715412
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