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Panama Transnational Issues Profile 2018

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Disputes - internationalorganized illegal narcotics operations in Colombia operate within the remote border region with Panama
Illicit drugsmajor 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
Refugees and internally displaced personsrefugees (country of origin): 15,614 (Colombia) (2016)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on January 20, 2018

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