Panama and P Guide - Resources and Review

Listing of political resources relevant to Panama, with links to parties, organisations, government, media and results of recent elections, where available.
Detailed assessment of human rights practices in Panama. Topics assessed include torture, arbitrary detention or exile, fair public trial, freedom of speech and press, freedom of assembly, movement and religion; democratic rights, worker rights, and discrimination based on race, sex, religion, disability, language, or social status.
Basic reference information about Panama, such as area, capital, population, population density, geography, language, religion, time zone, history and government, plus business and social information, including details of accommodation, addresses, climate, regions, travel, visas, passports, money, health and public holidays.
Set of political and relief maps produced by the CIA covering Canada, all the countries in Central and South America and the Caribbean.
A catalogue of all the languages and dialects spoken in Panama, with details of the numbers of speakers of each language. Also some demographic data such as rates of literacy, blindness and deafness.
Web resource from the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) detailing the operation, organisational structure and finances of the Panama Canal. Includes comprehensive sections on the ACP, legal foundations, canal watershed, maritime operations, programs and projects and the history of the canal. Also provided is a newsroom, photo gallery, weather radar and a live camera on the canal with updated pictures every ten seconds. Pages are available in English or Spanish and some items require Macromedia Flash.
Detailed handbook describing the history of Panama and analysing its political, economic, social, and national security systems and institutions, the interrelationships of those systems and the ways they are shaped by cultural factors. Particular attention is given to the people who make up the society, their origins, dominant beliefs and values, common interests and the issues on which they are divided, and their attitudes toward each other and toward their social system and political order.
Basic reference information about Panama, including details of geography, people, economy, government, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues. Geographical information includes area, population, flag, maps, high and low points, co
ordinates, boundary length, border countries, climate, land use and natural resources.
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