Panama

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Group.png Panama   SourcewatchRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
LocationCentral America
Typenation state
Member ofOrganisation of American States, UN
Has a globally important shipping route.

Importance

The Panama Canal is a shipping route of international importance.

History

Full article: Stub class article United States invasion of Panama

The country was invaded by US when Manuel Noriega ceased being a reliable executor of instructions from the US.

Army abolition

It abolished its army in 1990. Its northern neighbour, Costa Rica, abolished its army in 1949.


 

Group

GroupStartDescription
Mossack Fonseca1977Panamanian law firm at the centre of the Panama Papers data leak.

 

A citizen of Panama on Wikispooks

TitleBornDescription
Ricardo Alberto Arias11 September 1940US educated Panamanian Ambassador to the United Nations, where he was Chairman of the UNSC's Counter-Terrorism Committee


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