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Panama Transnational Issues 2017
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Panama Transnational Issues 2017
SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 12, 2017

Disputes - international:
organized illegal narcotics operations in Colombia operate within the remote border region with Panama

Refugees and internally displaced persons:
refugees (country of origin): 15,593 (Colombia) (2015)
stateless persons: 2 (2015)

Illicit drugs:
major cocaine transshipment point and primary money-laundering center for narcotics revenue; money-laundering activity is especially heavy in the Colon Free Zone; offshore financial center; negligible signs of coca cultivation; monitoring of financial transactions is improving; official corruption remains a major problem


NOTE: The information regarding Panama on this page is re-published from the 2017 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Panama Transnational Issues 2017 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Panama Transnational Issues 2017 should be addressed to the CIA.




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