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 Panama (09/05)
Panama is a representative democracy with three branches of government: executive and legislative branches elected by direct vote for 5-year terms, and an independently appointed judiciary.
Panama is a member of the UN General Assembly and most major UN agencies and has served three terms as a member of the UN Security Council.
Panama joined its six Central American neighbors at the 1994 Summit of the Americas in signing the Alliance for Sustainable Development known as the Conjunta Centroamerica-USA or CONCAUSA to promote sustainable economic development in the region.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/2030.htm   (3347 words)

 Focus Panama: Colón y la Zona Libre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Colon is all the tropic ports of Joseph Conrad and Somerset Maugham.
After this boom in the nineteen fifties, Colon languished in an economic limbo until the last decade of the century, despite the Colon Free Zone which grew year by year and which now generates $10 billion per year in imports and exports.
Express, air-conditioned buses leave Panama City for Colon from the national bus terminal in Albrook (in Colon the terminal is on 13 St and Bolivar Avenue) every half hour.
www.focuspublicationsint.com /focuspanama/en/colon-en.htm   (730 words)

 History of the Panama Railroad-Overview
The Indians in the region of Belen at the time of Columbus' discovery were very friendly; they wore plates of gold suspended around their necks and weighted their fishing nets with gold nuggets.
In 1519 Pedrarias moved his capital away from the debilitating climate and unfriendly Indians of the Darién to a fishing village on the Pacific coast (about four kilometers east of the present-day capital).
Panama (the first European settlement on the west coast of the hemisphere), became the centre of commercial activity and the springboard for the conquest of Peru.
www.trainweb.org /panama/history.html   (1374 words)

 Colon, Panama, Pictures
It is the northern terminus of the Panama Railroad and the Panama Canal.
Colón was founded in 1850 by the builders of the Panama Railroad and named Aspinwall in honor of one of the builders; subsequently the name was changed to Colón (Spanish, “Columbus”), in honor of Christopher Columbus.
In Panama City is the airport and the army base that we used to frequent (I am an army brat).
www.greatestcities.com /Central_America/Panama/Colon_city.html   (333 words)

Although entry into Panama is currently permitted with proof of U.S. citizenship (such as a certified birth certificate or a Naturalization Certificate) and official photo identification (such as a driver's license), travelers may experience difficulties exiting Panama and re-entering the U.S. when not in possession of a valid U.S. passport.
Panama City has a curfew for persons less than 18 years of age, although this law is rarely enforced.
Panama's roads, traffic and transportation systems are generally safe, but traffic lights often do not exist, even at busy intersections.
travel.state.gov /travel/panama.html   (2827 words)

 Colon Cleansing, Constipation, Parasites, IBS - Online Resource
All the photos you see here were submitted voluntarily by customers who were so proud of their incredible colon cleansing results, they wanted to share it with the whole world.
A clean colon inhibits harmful bacteria and parasites from surviving on human waste.
The accumulation of old, hardened feces sticks to the colon walls, inhibiting its proper function of absorbing the remaining nutrients from the fecal matter.
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 Colon Panama   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
For a city that is only about 150 years old, Colon has had a very colorful history, full of human interest, and has played a very important part in the history of Panama, the Panama Railroad, and the Panama Canal.
The Colon Free Zone is a gigantic entity at the Atlantic gateway to the Panama Canal, dedicated to FOB Zona Libre de Col??????n is an annual directory and catalogue with
Panama's ethnic mix is reflected in its arts.
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 Encyclopedia: Colon, Panama
Col n is a sea port city on the Caribbean Sea coast of Panama.
The city is the capital of Panama's Col n Province.
For a number of years early in its history, the sizable United States emegre community called the town Aspinwall while the Hispanic community called it "Col n".
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Colon,-Panama   (259 words)

 Colon Panama   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Clarksville Police Officer Raymond Colon, a native of Haiti, was on duty for...
Colon, Panama, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Administrator General of Panama´s National Authority for the Environment (ANAM), Ligia Castro, said on Wednesday that...
Panama mission yields big contract set in steel
colon-panama.wikiverse.org   (328 words)

 Nostalgia Rides the Rails
The Isthmus' most effective means of mass transit, the railroad has carried a good share of the freight moving between Colon and Panama-about evenly divided among the Canal organization, U.S. military installations in the Canal Zone, and Panama-and has also handled most of the container cargo between the two ports.
Under the terms of the new Panama Canal Treaty, the railroad passes, along with its supporting operations, to the Government of Panama.
In 1881 the Panama Railroad was bought by the French canal company, and when that enterprise failed the railroad faded away to "two streaks of rust and a right of way." The U.S. Government acquired it in 1904, and under the Canal's chief engineer John F. Stevens the railroad sprang to life again.
www.czbrats.com /Articles/PRR_903.htm   (625 words)

 Colon, Panama   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Port of Colon is the Atlantic entrance to the Panama Canal and as a result has a ton of shipping traffic.
Colon was probably once a very beautiful city, but at this point it's one of the most decrepit cities that I've been in.
Digressing, let me say that Colon has to be one of the most decrepit cities that I've ever been in.
www.geoffschultz.org /2002_Sailing/Reports/Panama_Colon.html   (741 words)

 Colon, Panama Cheap Hotels Motels - hotel and motel rooms and reservations available in Colon, Panama   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Colon, Panama is a great place to stay in a hotel or rent a car.
Whether you're traveling for a family vacation or a corporate business trip our Colon, Panama travel information will help you find a hotel that matches your needs and offers you the lowest rates available on the internet.
Click on a hotel or motel name from the list of hotels and motels available in Colon, Panama to find hotel and motel reservations that are available at this location.
www.eztrip.com /Panama/Colon/COLON_PA_INTL.html   (364 words)

 Travel - Colon Panama   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Colon Panama sits at the Caribbean entrance to the Canal.
Fort San Lorenzo is situated on a headland to the west of Colon, on the opposite side of the canal.
Be sure to find a comfortable hotel in Colon Panama so you can enjoy everything this great city has to offer.
www.find-out.biz /travel/central-america/panama/colon   (96 words)

 The Panama Rail Road
This web page is dedicated to the thousands of unknown workers from many countries who lost their lives during the construction of the fortyseven and a half miles of railroad joining the Atlantic city of Aspinwall (now known as Colón) with the Pacific city of Panama, making it the world's first transcontinental railway.
The honor due these intrepid engineers, who with their men held to duty when it was more reasonable to leave it, has never been given: and the tragic fate that befell many of them has not been written in epic, song or story.
Their only monument today is the Panama Railroad, the completion of which marked one of the greatest achievements of the age and will ever be a memorial to the dauntless courage of its brave builders and their story is one of the most gallant in the annals of commerce.
www.trainweb.org /panama   (145 words)

 World Oil Transit "Chokepoints" Country Analysis Brief   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Concerns/Background: The Panama Canal extends approximately 50 miles from Panama City on the Pacific Ocean to Colon on the Caribbean Sea.
Most of the traffic through the Panama Canal moves between the east coast of the United States and Asia, while movements between Europe and the west coast of the United States and Canada comprise the second major trade route at the waterway.
The Trans-Panama pipeline (Petroterminal de Panama, S.A.) is located outside the former Canal Zone near the Costa Rican border, and runs from the port of Charco Azul on the Pacific Coast (near Puerto Armuelles, southwest of David) to the port of Chiriqui Grande, Bocas del Toro on the Caribbean.
www.eia.doe.gov /emeu/cabs/choke.html   (2723 words)

 Province of Colon, Panama   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The capital of the province of Colon bears the same name as the province and it is the 2nd largest city in the Republic of Panama.
The city of Colon although kind of delapidated is the most important crossroad of merchandise traffic of the republic.
The population of Colon is predominantly from African-Antillean origin which is quite a contrast from Panama city which is a melting pot of people.
panama.coralys.com /Default.aspx?id=Colon   (1402 words)

PANAMA is the narrowest section of the American continent, and it is in a many senses, a land bridge that joins the big pieces of North and South America and has been called “Bridge of the World and Heart of the Universe”.
Each and every one of Nattur Panama's programs visit areas which benefit from the conservation and sustainable development of its natural resources.
As you wake up in the morning in our forest lodge, you feel the sweet fragrance of scented mist invade your senses and you realize that these quiet and pristine surroundings are all yours..., yours for the moment.
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 Hotels in Colon Panama Panama - Discount Hotel Online Reservations, Cheapest Rates Guaranteed
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 CIA - The World Factbook -- Panama   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
With US backing, Panama seceded from Colombia in 1903 and promptly signed a treaty with the US allowing for the construction of a canal and US sovereignty over a strip of land on either side of the structure (the Panama Canal Zone).
The entire Panama Canal, the area supporting the Canal, and remaining US military bases were turned over to Panama by or on 31 December 1999.
A slump in Colon Free Zone and agricultural exports, the global slowdown, and the withdrawal of US military forces held back economic growth in 2000-03; growth picked up in 2004 led by export-oriented services and a construction boom stimulated by tax incentives.
www.cia.gov /cia/publications/factbook/geos/pm.html   (1289 words)

 Welcome to the Panama Canal - PanCanal.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Panama Canal Authority Forms Strategic Alliance with the Tampa Port Authority
With more than 60 percent of Panama Canal traffic originating from or traveling to the East Coast of the United States, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) yesterday announced an historic move to boost trade by striking a strategic alliance with the Tampa Port Authority.
The Board of Directors of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) held an extraordinary meeting today, with one topic on its agenda: the appointment of the Panama Canal Administrator for the next seven years, beginning September 3.
www.pancanal.com /eng/index.html   (208 words)

 Three Day Cruise, Colon, Panama   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
While Panama is known mostly for its famous canal, the country's natural attractions offer an irresistible lure to far-sighted travelers.
Panama offers some of the finest birding, snorkeling and deep-sea fishing in the Americas.
It's no wonder the locals boast that Panama has much more to offer than nearby, traveler-soaked Costa Rica.
www.threedaycruise.com /3-day-cruise-colon-panama.htm   (153 words)

This voluntary activity, undertaken out of compassion by these young people, is one of the many contributions in Panama on behalf of Katrina’s victims.
The Ambassador of the United States to Panama, William A. Eaton, attended a special ceremony to thank the fundraisers for their concern and generosity.
Blessed by geography as the crossroads of the world, Panama is also a place where vital interests of our two nations coincide.
panama.usembassy.gov   (769 words)

 Hotels in Colon Panama - Discount Hotel Online Reservations, Cheapest Rates Guaranteed
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 Map Of Panama Canal
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 Cheap Hotel Rates Colon Panama, Discount Hotels in Colon Panama Panama, Cheapest Hotel
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 Colon, Panama Hotel Information, Rate Comparison: Direct Prices, Discounters, Consolidators (ONX/all)
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this jewel of panama proudly stands as one of the most complete eco-tourism projects in the country.
the resort is just 15 miles from the excitement of panama city and ten miles from the archaeological zone.
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 Colon Panama Panama hotels & travel information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
For information about travelling to Colon Panama or for destination guides about other cities in Panama, go to our Travel Guides page.
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 Panama & Canal Zone in Cyberspace   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
December 31, 1999 marked the transfer of the Panama Canal from the United States to the Republic of Panama.
We remember all those who built, maintained, and secured the Panama Canal so that the world could have a "shortcut".
All of us that were so fortunate to be a part of this marvel, in whatever capacity, take great pride in what was accomplished.
www.czbrats.com   (109 words)

 Colon Panama Hotels Desk
Find a complete list of cities in Panama that offer hotels and lodging information.
Hotels-Desk.com provides Panama Hotels in a clear and concise manner.
We hope your trip to the great country of Panama will be an extraordinary experience.
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