República de Panamá
  • S. H. Steinberg
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


Government.—Panama, formerly a department of the Republie of Colombia, asserted its independence on 3 Nov., 1903, and the de facto Government was on 13 Nov. recognized by the Government of the United States, and soon afterwards by the other Powers. In 191 4, Colombia, in the Treaty of Bogota entered into with the United States, agreed to recognize the independence of Panama. This treaty was ratified by the United States and Colombia in 1921, and on 8 May, 1924, diplomatic relations between Colombia and Panama were established.


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Books of Reference

  1. Statistical Information.—The Comptroller General of the Republic (Edificio Banco Nacional, Panama City) publishes a monthly bulletin of statistics (Estadistica Panameña) and other statistical publications, including the result of the 1940 census (Censo de Poblaeion: 1940, 10 vols.).Google Scholar
  2. The Legal Codes (in Spanish). 7 vols. Panama City, 1917.Google Scholar
  3. Marsh (R. O.), White Indians of Danen. New York. 1935.Google Scholar
  4. McCain (W. D.), The United States and the Republic of Panama. Cambridge, 1937.Google Scholar

Books of Reference

  1. Annual Reports on the Panama Canal, by the Governor of the Canal Zone.Google Scholar
  2. Treaties and Acts of Congress Relating to the Panama Canal. Mount Hope (C.Z.), 1922.Google Scholar
  3. Rules and Regulations Governing Navigation of the Panama Canal. Balboa Heights, C.Z. Washington, D.C.Google Scholar
  4. Panama Canal Ports. War Department. Washington, D.C., 1938.Google Scholar
  5. Administrative Establishment of the Panama Canal. Department of Governmental Research. Washington, D.C., 1938.Google Scholar
  6. Annual Report of the Isthmian Canal Commission and the Panama Canal for the Financial Year ended 30 June. Annual. Washington.Google Scholar
  7. Goethals (G. W.), Government of the Canal Zone. Oxford, 1915.—The Panama Canal. New York. 1916.Google Scholar
  8. Mack (G.), The Land Divided: a history of the Panama Canal. New York, 1944.Google Scholar
  9. Miller (H. G.), The Isthmian Highway: A Review of the Problems of the Caribbean. New York. 1929.Google Scholar
  10. Miner (D. C.), The Fight for the Panama Route: The Story of the Spooner Act and the Hay—Herrán Treaty. New York, 1940.Google Scholar
  11. Padelford (N. J.), The Panama Canal in Peace and War. New York. 1942.Google Scholar
  12. Siegfried (A.), Suez, Panama, et les Routes Maritimes Mondiales. Paris, 1940.Google Scholar
  13. Smith (D. H.), The Panama Canal. Baltimore, 1927.Google Scholar
  14. Stevens (J. F.), An Engineer’s Recollections. New York, 1936.Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1951

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  • S. H. Steinberg

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