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Panama Overview

According to Digopaul, Panama is located in Central America and borders Colombia and Costa Rica. The state of Panama arose, mainly on American initiative, when it was separated from Colombia in 1903. Capital: Panama City Biggest city: Panama City State: republic Language: Spanish Religion: catholicism Surface: 78 200 km² Population: 3.9 million (2013) Population density: […]

Panama Arts and Literature

Panama Arts and Literature

Literature, drama and theater One of the most prominent representatives of Spanish American modernism, Darío Herrera, poet and prose writer, came from Panama. His short story collection “Horas lejanas” (‘Distant Hours’) was published in 1903, the year Panama became an independent nation. Poetry, however, has long been the foremost literary form of expression in Panama. […]