Government.—Panama, formerly a department of the Republic 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 1914, Colombia 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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- STATISTICAL INFORMATION.—The Comptroller General of tue Republic (Edificio Banco Nacional, Panama City) publishes a monthly bulletin of statistica (Estadistica Panamena) and other statistical publications, including the result of the 1950 census (Censo Nacional de Poblacion y Vivicnda: 1950; Censo Nacional Agropecuario: 1950).Google Scholar
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