Panama (Spanish: Panamá), officially the Republic of Panama (Spanish: República de Panamá), is a country in Central America, bordered by Costa Rica to the west, Colombia to the southeast, the Caribbean Sea to the north and the Pacific Ocean to the south. The capital and largest city is Panama City, whose metropolitan area is home to nearly half the country's 4 million people.
Measures of Freedom
2014: 7.67, Rank: 46, Personal Freedom: 7.88, Economic Freedom: 7.47, Democracy Index: 6.64
2014: 7.47, Rank: 37
2016: Status: Free, Aggregate Score: 83, Political Rights: 2, Civil Liberties: 2
Details various events from the establishment of the Gehlen Org after World War II to the 1991 death of Danny Casolaro that Oglesby says led to the creation of "a national-security oligarchy, a secret and invisible state within the public state"
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