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Again, Panama ain't in South America

Post 1

anhaga

"In the year 1511 in the Spanish settlement of Panama, South America"

Panama is not in South America.


Again, Panama ain't in South America

Post 2

Sea Change

The current country, Panama, is a recent and artificial one created by United States hegemony in order to build the Panama canal in such a way and at a cost that suited our plutocrats at the time.

It is possible that in the 1500s the aboriginals named Panama, and the colony, were indeed to be found in South America, in addition to or instead of, the isthmus.


Again, Panama ain't in South America

Post 3

anhaga

"After conquering the Aztec Empire in
Mexico in 1519 and establishing themselves in the Isthmus of Panama, they turned their
eyes south as rumors told of an immensely rich empire, where gold abounded."

from http://www.ecuador-travel.net/information.history.colony.htm

and this site: http://ahpanama.com/da344b6f65627d7d956492fff63918af/general_information/history
makes it pretty clear that the isthmus was the colony.

But, whatever.smiley - smiley


Again, Panama ain't in South America

Post 4

anhaga

I know I said "whatever", but here's a little something else:

http://www.bruce.ruiz.net/PanamaHistory/colonial_panama.htm

smiley - biggrin


Again, Panama ain't in South America

Post 5

Sea Change

Cool! It should be fixed.


Again, Panama ain't in South America

Post 6

anhaga

I tried to let them know back when it was still being sub-edited but nobody seemed to notice my post. Oh well.


Again, Panama ain't in South America

Post 7

tourdelux

I did notice your post, but I couldn't do anything either.

Wotchit (the author)


Again, Panama ain't in South America

Post 8

anhaga

Hi, Wotchit!

I wish I'd been around when your entry was in PR. It really is a fine entry and it seems silly in some ways for me to be bothering about this small detail. Let me congratulate you long after the fact on your selection by scouts and editors.smiley - bubblysmiley - bubbly

Anhaga (the whinersmiley - smiley)


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Post 9

tourdelux

Thanks smiley - smiley


Again, Panama ain't in South America

Post 10

Smij - Formerly Jimster

I've removed the reference to South America, by the way. smiley - ok


Again, Panama ain't in South America

Post 11

tourdelux

Thanks Jim


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