República de Panamá
  • Brian Hunter
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


HISTORY. A revolution, supported by the USA, led to the separation of Panama from the United States of Colombia and the declaration of its independence on 3 Nov. 1903. The de fact. Government was on 5 Nov. recognized by the USA, and soon afterwards by the other Powers. In 1924 Colombia agreed to recognize the independence of Panama. On 8 May 1924 diplomatic relations between Colombia and Panama were established. On 1 Oct. 1979 Panama assumed sovereignty over what was previously known as the Panama Canal Zone and now called the Canal Area. For the treaties regulating the relations between Panama and the USA se. pp. 983–84.


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Further Reading

  1. Jorden, W. J., Panama Odyssey. Univ. of Texas Press, 1984Google Scholar
  2. Langstaff, E. De S., Panama. [Bibliography] Oxford and Santa Barbara 1982Google Scholar
  3. Ropp, S. C., Panamanian Politics. New York, 1982Google Scholar
  4. Sahota, G. S., Poverty Theory and Policy: a Study of Panama. Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 1990Google Scholar
  5. National Library. Biblioteca Nacional, Departamenta de Informaciön. Calle 22, Panama.Google Scholar

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