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Panama Canal area in transition

John P. Augelli

Panama Canal area in transition

by John P. Augelli

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Published by American Universities Field Staff in Hanover, NH .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canal Zone
    • Subjects:
    • Panama Canal Treaties (1977),
    • Canal Zone -- Economic conditions.,
    • Canal Zone -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby John P. Augelli.
      SeriesReports / American Universities Field Staff,, 1981, no. 3-4. North America, Reports (American Universities Field Staff) ;, 1981, no. 3-4., Reports (American Universities Field Staff).
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC147.5 .A9
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3844303M
      LC Control Number81160494

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      During the transition period (), both flags flew side by side in all public buildings and government facilities, including military bases. This showed there was a joint administration of the operation and defense of the canal, and eventually the canal would be handed over to Panamá as had been happening gradually with the military bases. Panama Canal – Connecting two oceans; Panama covers an area of 75, km² over the narrowest part of the Central American land bridge. The territory of Panama is divided into a western and an eastern half on the Isthmus by the Canal. Since , the artificial waterway has provided a connection between the Atlantic and the Pacific Ocean.

      The Panama Canal is a gem to treasure. Considering the alternative routes, the canal is a blink between oceans. Yet a smooth transit benefits from advance planning.   Panama's economic growth in the sixties was a result of three of the country's specialized sectors tied to the presence of the Canal, the ship registry, the Colón Free Trade Zone and the International Banking Centre. Competition emerged with the Liberian Registry, which was established in by former U.S. Secretary of State, Edward Stettinius.


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