Panama Geography and Climate

Panama Geography

On the Panama Peninsula in Central America is the country Panama, which with the help of the United States gained its independence from Columbia in 1903. The country borders Costa Rica in the west, Colombia in the southeast, the Caribbean in the north and the Pacific Ocean in the south. The capital of Panama is called Panama City and is home to about half of the country’s 3.6 million inhabitants…

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Panama 2003

Panama Border Map

Yearbook 2003 Panama. The dismissal of head of social security institute Juan Jované in September led to a wave of protests that culminated in a march with tens of thousands of participants through the streets of Panama City. According to, Panama Independence Day is November 3. The protesters demanded that Jované be reinstated and that President Mireya Moscoso publicly guaranteed that the Social Security Fund, long drawn with large…

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