Panama is a proper noun. Panama is (1) a stiff straw hat with a flat crown, (2) a republic on the Isthmus of Panama; achieved independence from Colombia in 1903.
The following articles provide more information about the proper noun Panama.
Central America is located at the southern-most part of North America, and comprises the 7 nations of Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama.
South America was initially settled by Asians who crossed the Bering Strait approximately 4,000 to 5,000 years ago. They migrated southwards, reaching South America via the Isthmus of Panama.
The following articles provide recent Panama-related news.
Among golden-collared manakins, a bird found only in Panama and western Colombia, males emit a particular mating call, the 'chee-poo', to attract females. ...
Science Daily. Wednesday, 06 Feb 2019 10:11:06 EST.
Pope Francis called Sunday for a "just and peaceful solution" to Venezuela's political crisis as he wrapped up a visit to Panama for a World Youth Day rally that was overshadowed by the upheaval unfolding nearby.
Newsmax. Sunday, 27 Jan 2019 15:30:15 EDT.
Pope Francis celebrated a final Mass on Sunday before an estimated 700,000 people and presidents from across Central America as he brought World Youth Day to a close on a Panama City field splashed with flags from across the Americas. ...
Voice of America. Sunday, 27 Jan 2019 10:25:04 -0500.