The Central American states and Panama country background reports

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  • Central America -- Economic conditions,
  • Central America -- Politics and government,
  • Central America -- Foreign relations,
  • Panama -- Economic conditions,
  • Panama -- Foreign relations,
  • Panama -- Politics and government

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Other titlesCRS report for Congress
StatementRobert E. Sanchez
SeriesReport -- no, Report (Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service) -- no. 87-791 F, Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1987-88, reel 8, fr. 00177
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p.
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18160020M

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U.S.-PANAMA RELATIONS. The United States established diplomatic relations with Panama in following its declaration of independence from Colombia. Panama's dollar-based economy rests primarily on a well-developed services sector that accounts for more than three-quarters of GDP.

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