VII. The Contemporary Period, 1945–2000 > D. Latin America, 1945–2000 > 3. Central America, 1945–2000
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(See 1941, Oct. 9)
 
3. Central America, 1945–2000
a. Panama
 
 
1945
 
Panamanian women received the vote.  1
 
1948, Feb. 15
 
In response to widespread protests in Panama, the U.S. announced the final withdrawal of troops from its wartime bases.  2
 
May 9
 
Presidential elections produced a close and contested decision between former president Arnulfo Arias and the Liberal Domingo Díaz Arosemena. The latter finally won and on Oct. 1 succeeded Enrique Jiménez as president of Panama.  3
 
 
 
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