• S. H. Steinberg
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


CONSTITUTION AND 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 U.S.A., and soon afterwards by the other Powers. In 1914 Colombia agreed to recognize the independence of Panama. This treaty was ratified by the U.S.A. and Colombia in 1921, and on 8 May 1924 diplomatic relations between Colombia and Panama were established.

República de Panamá


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Books of Reference

  1. Statistical Information. The Comptroller General of the Republic (Contraloría General de la República, Calle 35 y Avenida 6, Panama City) publishes a monthly bulletin of statistics (Estadística Panameña) and other statistical publications, including the result of the 1950 census (Censo Nacional de Población y Vivienda: 1950; Censo Nacional Agropecuario: 1950).Google Scholar
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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1960

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. H. Steinberg
    • 1
  1. 1.The Royal Historical SocietyUK

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