Essays Tagged: "Panama"

Covert Operation. A good paper on the CIA's involvement in Panamas' drug war

7million to $82 million. In this paper I will discuss the United States' use ofcovert actions using Panama and Nicaragua as examples. I had planned onwriting my paper on Manuel Noriega and his connect ... wasalso used as a way to spot potential recruits as sources of intelligence andagents of influence.Panama was an early example of political intervention through theNED. In the 1984 election, General ...

(9 pages) 143 0 3.7 May/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The events and terms during the Progressive Era in the United States beggining with Teddy Roosevelt entering office.

conserve water. He was the first president to leave the country during his presidency. He left for Panama and helped with the construction of the Panama Canal. The purpose for the canal was to provid ...

(2 pages) 55 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

This Essay clarifies the confusion of WHY biodiversity even exists!!

iscovery of a tremendous diversity of insects in tropical forests. In one study of just 19 trees in Panama, fully 80 percent of the 1,200 beetle species discovered were previously unknown to science. ...

(3 pages) 84 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

This essay is about the foreing policies that the u.s. has towards third world countries and how the CIA is involved.

continent around the world. An Example of this organized crimes committed by the CIA would be, The Panama war "Operation Just Cause" that took place on December 20th 1984. The use spent millions of d ... e use spent millions of dollars in a three-day attack that caused the lives of over 4,000 people in Panama. The reasons behind this war, where not the stop drug traffic, but rather more complex. Forme ...

(3 pages) 55 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Panama: A Regional and Country Analysis While Panama is known mostly for it's famous canal, the country's natural attractions offer an irresistible lure to far-sighted travelers.

Panama: A Regional and Country AnalysisGlobal Business StrategiesJanuary 8, 2004Panama: Regional and ... Country AnalysisGlobal Business StrategiesJanuary 8, 2004Panama: Regional and Country AnalysisWhile Panama is known mostly for it's famous canal, the country's natural attractions offer an irresistibl ... ivals. The country's name means 'abundance of fish'. Tourists marvel in the delight of traveling to Panama and are anxious to snorkel in the Caribbean Sea and swim in the Pacific Ocean, all in one vac ...

(6 pages) 118 0 4.1 Jan/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

This is an essay about Colombia. It describes everything about Colombia from land resources to religion,etc.

epublic in South America, its in the northwestern part of the continent, andbounded on the north by Panama and the Caribbean Sea, on the east by Venezuela and Brazil,on the south by Peru and Ecuador, ... Hay-Herrán Treaty, which providedfor the lease of a strip of territory across the Isthmus of Panama to the United States for thepurpose of building a canal across the Isthmus of Panama. A revol ...

(6 pages) 91 0 4.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

History of the Panama Canal

History of the Panama CanalIn 1825, a group of American businesspeople announced theformation of a canal building c ... constructinga canal system across the Isthmus. This project was to take place inan area now called Panama. The endeavor was filled with controversy.Though the canal itself was not built until the ear ... s in a historical analysis. Inhis work he states five questions that address the significance of thePanama Canal to United States. This paper will discuss the historicalperspective of the book's autho ...

(4 pages) 65 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The History of the Panama Canal.

The History of the Panama Canal,By, Aaron AngThe date is August 15, 1914, where one of the world's greatest engineering ... inand de Lesseps attempted unsuccessfully to construct a sea-level canal on the site of the present Panama Canal. In November 1903, with U.S. encouragement and French financial support, Panama proclai ... llow Fever, Tuberculosis, cholera, diphtheria, smallpox, bubonic plague - all were cases on file at Panama hospitals in 1904. Many workers refused to go to a hospital knowing how plagues have the tend ...

(3 pages) 57 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Canal Catastrophe - A Newspaper Style Article about the problems building the Panama Canal.

Earlier this week, French engineers were forced to abandon their work in Panama after receiving news their privately owned company ran out of money. For the past eight years ... sses like malaria and yellow fever, commonly referred to as "black vomit", attacked many workers in Panama (Source 2). Recent records show that more than 22,000 of the Indians, Jamaicans, Chinese, and ... men killed was twice the number of men employed at any one time during the canal's digging; making Panama "one of the world's most deadly places" (Source 1).They dug inch after inch for six years unt ...

(3 pages) 33 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Global Environment

ple the clearing of land for raising livestock is a major cause of deforestation, in Costa Rica and Panama, 70 per cent of land has been cleared for pasture. This is a good example of humans clearing ...

(1 pages) 134 3 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Pablo Escobar: Saint or Sinner

gled 66 tons of cocaine; 10 tons by airplane.c. Pablo used to deal with the governments of Peru and Panama. He had a deal with Fujimori that allowed him to use Peruvian cocaine plants and to help and ...

(1 pages) 58 1 2.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Describing the World I Come From: A college application essay

spirations. Yet, one place my family has lived stands out in my mind as having the greatest impact: Panama.The Isthmus of Panama extends as a land bridge connecting the two Americas. Its urban center ... uld join half the nation's inhabitants in making our home. Although we spent just over two years in Panama, my time there was a profound experience. Prior to Panama, I had led a sheltered existence, i ...

(2 pages) 33 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

American Imperialism - powerful nations seek to expand and maintain control or influence over weaker nations or people.

d the capital and even ransacked the Forbidden City. The power of China would never be the same.The Panama CanalThe United States had long been interested in a Central American canal, to link its east ... hich the two countries agreed that the United States alone could build and regulate the canal. "The Panamanians had authorized Philippe Bunau-Varilla, a French citizen and long-time official of the Fr ...

(5 pages) 84 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


Panama is in Central America over there by Costa Rico. Panama has different religions, cultures, and ... Panama has different religions, cultures, and holidays that they celebrate different from America. Panama has three different religions 85% Roman Catholic, 10% Protestant and 5% Islamic. They also ha ... Islamic. They also have different languages Spanish, English, and Indian languages. The culture in Panama is a mixture of varieties such as Spanish, African, Native American, and North American tradi ...

(4 pages) 87 1 4.7 Jul/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Colombia - Facts, data, location, ext

any Spanish speaking countries. Colombia shares a boarder with Ecuador, Peru Brazil, Venezuela, and Panama. Colombia's capital and largest city, Bogotá;, is located near the center of Colombia. ...

(4 pages) 34 0 2.3 Sep/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

American foreign relations

tially a report of what Roosevelt said in his 'annual message to congress' after the acquisition of Panama, thus it is not surprising o find that it is in the respect of justifying president Roosevelt ... urprising o find that it is in the respect of justifying president Roosevelt's methods of acquiring Panama. Source B on the other hand, is a depiction of a criticism made from a different perspective, ...

(5 pages) 45 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

History Of The Panama Canal

The history of the Panama Canal goes back to 16th century. They had to find a way to reach Spain from Asia. the trips w ... find a way to reach Spain from Asia. the trips would be made shorter by making a canal somewhere in Panama. The canal was drawn up in 1529. Wars in Europe put it on hold. Alexander von Humboldt ... rnia Gold Rush brought more interest into it. Only two routes were practical, the one across Panama and another across Nicaragua. In 1876 an international company was organized. Two years later ...

(5 pages) 20 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Movie Lawrence Of Arabia[relating To History]

nst the Turks they would be rewarded with their independence after the war. That reminded me of the Panama incident, where U.S. did a similar thing. Since the British, an allied country of the U.S., L ...

(1 pages) 283 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Government of Panama

Court of Justice, which consists of nine members. Panama's president appoints the justices and the legislators ratify the appointment. From there, the ... the actions of political parties are overseen by an independent Electoral Tribunal (Encarta, 2002).Panama consists of nine provinces, each of which is run by a governor who is appointed by the presid ... e given the freedom to "conduct affairs" in their reservations (Encarta, 2002).Political parties in Panama do not focus on philosophies or specific organizations. On the contrary, they are based mainl ...

(6 pages) 18 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Here in the US, we have a lot of things

hat would sound phenomenal for a death rate. Some of these things apply to the wonderful country of Panama. Their national name? It's quite simple. República de Panamá. Panama gained ind ... dence, they signed a treaty with the USA allowing for the construction of a canal on either side of Panama. Panama is located in Central America. Down there they have intense weather. Weather that wil ...

(2 pages) 372 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays