Panama timeline

  • Sinking of the SS Central America

    SS Central America, sometimes called the Ship of Gold, was a 280-foot (85 m) sidewheel steamer that operated between Central America and the... Read more

  • Separation of Panama from Colombia

    The Separation of Panama from Colombia was formalized on 3 November 1903 with the establishment of the Republic of Panama from the Republic of... Read more

  • Panama Canal Officially Opens

    In the end, the engineers and workers minimized the mosquito threat; moved, rebuilt and expanded the Panama Railroad; excavated over 200,000,000 cu... Read more

  • Operation Just Cause

    The United States invasion of Panama, codenamed Operation Just Cause, was the invasion of Panama by the United States in December 1989, during the... Read more