Panama: Political and Economic Conditions and U.S. Relations

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This report discusses the current political and economic conditions in the country of Panama, which has made notable political and economic progress since the 1989 U.S. military intervention that ousted the regime of General Manuel Noriega from power. The United States has close relations with Panama, stemming in large part from the extensive linkages developed when the canal was under U.S. control. This report describes the U.S.-Panama relationship at length, including trade relations.

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Sullivan, Mark P. & Rivas, Justin July 31, 2008.

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This report discusses the current political and economic conditions in the country of Panama, which has made notable political and economic progress since the 1989 U.S. military intervention that ousted the regime of General Manuel Noriega from power. The United States has close relations with Panama, stemming in large part from the extensive linkages developed when the canal was under U.S. control. This report describes the U.S.-Panama relationship at length, including trade relations.

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  • July 31, 2008

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Sullivan, Mark P. & Rivas, Justin. Panama: Political and Economic Conditions and U.S. Relations, report, July 31, 2008; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc26063/: accessed April 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.