[2015] Twig Bubblebutt: Panama - Fun Facts And More

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Geography
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[2015] Twig Bubblebutt: Panama - Fun Facts And More

PANAMA

Fun Facts and MoreBy: Elizabeth Rice

Travel and Tourists Attractions

1) Panama's canal: a beautiful man made water way. Many ships travel it each year. From Panama to Florida!2) Bahai Temple: a lovely, peaceful temple with a enjoyable view.3) Ancon Hill: a good hike with an explorer feel. Plus, a wonderful view of Panama City.

Panama's Modern History: *Colonel Manuel Antonio Noriega Moreno gained complete control of the national guard and of the country in 1983.*1989: U.S. troops overthrew the country’s leader Gen. After he was found to be involved with drug trafficking.*In 1989, Manuel Noriega declared U.S. and Panama to be in a state war. 24,000 U.S. troops took control of Panama City in an attempt to capture Manuel Noriega. With the death of one U.S. troop.

Politics/political system1.Panama’s First woman president, Mireya Moscoso, was elected in 1989. 2. Panama gained independence on November 3, 1903 from Columbia. 3. Panama has two vice presidents and on president. It also has the three branches like U.S.

Economy/Natural resources* Some of Panama’s natural resources would be gold, bananas, shrimp, sugar, iron, steel waste, pineapples, and watermelon.* Other natural resources are copper, mahogany forests, and delicious shrimp. * Some of their agriculture would bananas, shrimp, sugarcane, coffee, vegetables, rice, corn, livestock.

Relations with U.S.*The U.S. and Panama had a treaty relation. U.S. *Panama and U.S. signed a treaty where U.S. would control the canal but Panama would take over operation and defense of the canal. *U.S. is currently supporting Panama in the change or update on their economic, political, social development, and a bilateral FTA ( free trade agreement).

Fun Facts1.Panama is the only place in the entire world where you can see the sun rise in the Pacific and set in the Atlantic.2.Panama is home to the second largest rainforests in Western Hemisphere and is located in Panama City. The only place that has a rainforest within the city limits. 3.The oldest operating railroad is in Panama. It travels from Panama City to Colon and back. 4. Panama’s highest point: volcan Baru was is 3,475 m. tall. Panama’s lowest point: Pacific Ocean 0 m.


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