What is Panama known for?

book life

''. The hardback book, ''Life on Earth'' by David Attenborough, was a worldwide bestseller and its cover image of a Panamanian red-eyed tree frog (Agalychnis callidryas), taken by Attenborough himself,

opera based

. Other shows on this tour included dates in Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Panama, and Venezuela. Premoli's last work with the group, ''Dracula (Dracula (PFM album))'', was released late in the year. It is an original Rock opera based on the Dracula legend. ShortSummary President Allen faces her first international crisis when nine undercover DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) agents are killed in the fictitious South American country of San Pasquale (presumably based upon real-life Bolivia or Panama). As she begins to ponder her options on retaliation, the President is distracted when the press begins to follow her son and daughter as they begin their new terms in public school (Public school (government funded)). In the mean time, the First Gentleman begins coaching vice presidential nominee Warren Keaton for his upcoming confirmation hearings. From 1985-1988, he served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, with responsibility for relations with Central America and Panama. By coincidence, he shares his name (William Walker (filibuster)) with a historical soldier of fortune who in the 19th century attempted to conquer parts of Central America (and was ultimately executed). From 1988-1992, he served as Ambassador to El Salvador. He was the Vice President of the National Defense University in Washington, D.C. between 1994-1997. Since its formation the unit has steadily expanded its capabilities, receiving training from US Army Special Forces (United States Army Special Forces), the US Army (United States Army) School of the Americas (Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation), and the closed US Army (United States Army) Jungle Operations Training Center (JOTC) in Panama. Individual unit members have also attended training at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Between wars Corps of Engineers He was assigned in 1922 to Camp Humphreys, Gary, Indiana, with the engineers in the regular army. He was a Federal instructor with the National Guard unit of Indiana. In one incident his car caught fire but no one was injured. The (Gary, IN) Times, Monday August 16, 1926 In 1928 he moved to New Orleans where he was assigned to the River and Harbor Engineer District Office. In 1930 he went to Panama where he worked with the Eleventh Engineers for two years. He was assigned in 1932 to Fort Dupont, Delaware, to organize the Civilian Conservation Corps units to provide housing, food, and medical care in the U.S. National Forest Service in the National Forests in Idaho. There was a brief period in 1932 where the War Department considered retiring Colonel Swenholt (with many other officers) during a time when there was a military downsizing . The LaCrosse Tribune and Leader-Press, Thursday May 12, 1932 This did not happen and Swenholt remained in the Army. In 1935 he was ordered back to Dupont, Delaware, and to Oakland, California, where he was assigned to the Topographic Engineers at Fort Stevens, Oregon, The San Antonio Light, August 23, 1935 to map various areas in three states along the Pacific Coast. In 1937 he mapped Centralia, Washington and Fort Barry, California, for the same company (Company A, 29th U.S. Engineers. The Chehalis (Washington) Bee-Nugget, Friday October 16, 1936 This was one of the first times the airplane was used to make ground maps by making photographs and the Army was working in conjunction with the Coast Survey and Geodetic Survey departments to map this part of the country. The Centralia Daily Chronicle, Wednesday January 13, 1937 In September 1938 Swenholt was assigned to command the District Engineer Office, Omaha, Nebraska. One of their assignments was to stabilize the banks of the Mississippi by sinking pilings along the northern edge of Omaha in an effort to change the channel. The Nebraska State Journal, Thursday November 24, 1938 In early 1941 when the Army foresaw the need to begin armament, Major Swenholt's command was assigned the task of relocating roads, railroads and sewer lines in preparation for building the plant which would make the Martin B-26 Bomber. Waterloo Daily Courier, Sunday January 5, 1941 Bids for building the plant (estimated to be $10M) were solicited February 9, 1941. The Nebraska State Journal, Wednesday February 5, 1941 The plant was known as the Fort Crook Bomber Plant (Offutt Air Force Base). The Nebraska State Journal, Wednesday, February 19, 1941 Groundbreaking was Monday March 3, 1941 with Major Swenholt turning the first shovelful of dirt. The Nebraska State Journal, Sunday, March 2, 1941 Glenn Martin attended the event. Swenholt was to supervise the construction of the plant. The Nebraska State Journal, Tuesday, March 4, 1941 doi id accessdate 22 April 2010 while Panama, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein, Switzerland and the British Virgin Islands (BVI) were still on the grey list as of late 2009. It breeds from the southern U.S. states of California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, and Louisiana south through Central America to Panama. An isolated population on the Caribbean coast of Colombia is sometimes treated as a separate species, the '''Bronze-brown Cowbird''' (''M. armenti''). For the remainder of her active career, ''Wren'' operated out of Norfolk periodically making overseas deployments. Among her 2d Fleet (U.S. 2nd Fleet) activities were midshipman summer cruises, some to northern European ports and others to West Indian and American ports. She also served with the 6th Fleet (U.S. 6th Fleet) in the Mediterranean Sea on several occasions. Annual "Springboard" exercises took her to Puerto Rico, Cuba, and Panama each spring. During her 1957 Mediterranean deployment, the ship served with the Mid East Force in the Indian Ocean and participated in Operation Crescent with units of the Pakistani Navy. Distribution and habitat The smalleye hammerhead is found along the eastern coast of South America from Uruguay to Venezuela, though it seldom occurs further west than the Orinoco Delta southeast of Trinidad. There are unconfirmed reports of this species from off Panama, Mexico, and western Florida; records from other parts of the world are most likely erroneous, resulting from its tangled taxonomic history. It is among the most abundant sharks within its range. This species inhabits inshore murky waters

low early

Stewart publisher National Hurricane Center date 2005-11-20 accessdate 2009-07-14 title Tropical Depression Twenty-Seven Discussion Number 19 url http: archive 2005 dis al272005.discus.019.shtml and further into a remnant low early on November 21.

team biography

Primera División and the Panamanian national team (Panama national football team). Biography Jun started playing the piano at 3 while living in Japan. After moving to Panama, Jun became dedicated to rock music at the age of 12.

game home

in baseball 1998 . Villamán said the Red Sox ace brought thousands, maybe even millions, of Latino fans into "Red Sox Nation." Before the 2001 (2001 in baseball) season, Kulik organized the ''Spanish Beisbol Network'' to carry every Red Sox game, home and away, and made Villamán a permanent Red Sox announcer alongside young newcomer Adrian Garcia Marquez who also called games for ESPN Deportes. The radio show aired in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island and New

years singing

to the Philippines from 1993 to 1996. As Deputy National Security Advisor to President Ronald Reagan, he was involved in the campaign to remove from power General Manuel Noriega in Panama. From 1997 until his appointment as ambassador to the UN, Negroponte was an executive with McGraw-Hill. Portabales continued to perform and perfect the guajira until he went to Puerto Rico in 1937. There he became enamoured of the neighboring island and stayed there for two years, singing

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Nations currently party to the convention are: Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Brazil, Chile, China (seat originally belonged to the Republic of China but was replaced by People's Republic of China upon the PRC's entrance into the United Nations), Costa Rica, Denmark, Dominica, Finland, France, Germany, Grenada, Guinea, India, Ireland (Republic of Ireland), Italy, Japan, Kenya, South Korea, Mexico, Monaco, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Panama, Peru, Poland, Russia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Senegal, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States. Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Burma, Cameroon, Canada, People's Republic of China, Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, European Union, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Ireland (Republic of Ireland), Italy, Japan, South Korea, Liberia, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Burma, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Central African Republic, People's Republic of China, Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, European Union, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Ireland (Republic of Ireland), Italy, Japan, South Korea, Liberia, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela *1949 – Luis Muñoz Marín becomes the first democratically elected Governor of Puerto Rico *1955 – Panamanian president José Antonio Remón Cantera is assassinated *1959 – ''Luna 1'', the first

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Family members pose in front of the Statue of Nemesio Canales at the town square in Jayuya. Canales co-founded with Luis Llorens Torres the "Revista de las Antillanas". He also wrote short novels and a comedy called "El Heroe Galopante" (The Traveling Hero), which debuted on stage in 1923 after his death. In 1914, he bought the newspaper "El Día" of Ponce (which later became "El Nuevo Día"). In his newspaper he had a column in which he wrote his

major story

''The Dan Smoot Report''. He also carried his conservative message via weekly reports over radio and television. ''The Report'' started with 3,000 paid subscribers; at its peak in 1965, it had more than 33,000 subscribers. Each newsletter usually focused on one major story. One issue, for instance, was devoted to the Alaska Mental Health Bill (Alaska Mental Health Enabling Act) of 1956, which Smoot claimed was a communist conspiracy to establish concentration camps on American soil. Another issue

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: departments alumni.php accessdate 2008-07-31 Throughout Texas Tech's history, faculty, alumni, and former students have played prominent roles in many different fields. Among its Distinguished Alumni is Demetrio B. Lakas, President of the Republic of Panama (Panama) from 1969 to 1978.


'''Panama''' ( ), is the southernmost country of Central America and the whole of North America.

Situated on the isthmus connecting North and South America, it is bordered by Costa Rica to the west, Colombia to the southeast, the Caribbean to the north and the Pacific Ocean to the south. The capital and largest city is Panama City, whose metro area is home to nearly half of the country's 3.6 million people.

Panama was inhabited by several indigenous tribes prior to settlement by the Spanish in the 16th century. It broke away from Spain in 1821 and joined a union of Nueva Granada (Viceroyalty of New Granada), Ecuador, and Venezuela named the Republic of Gran Colombia. When Gran Colombia dissolved in 1831, Panama and Nueva Granada remained joined, eventually becoming the Republic of Colombia. With the backing of the United States, Panama seceded from Colombia in 1903, allowing the Panama Canal to be built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers between 1904 and 1914. In 1977, an agreement (Torrijos–Carter Treaties) was signed for the total transfer of the Canal from the United States to Panama by the end of the 20th century, which culminated on 31 December 1999.

Revenue from canal tolls continues to represent a significant portion of Panama's GDP, although commerce, banking, and tourism are major and growing sectors. Panama has the second largest economy in Central America (List of countries by GDP (PPP))

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