Republic of Panama, Executive Resolution No. 17

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Through this resolution, Panama granted the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) international mission status and extended all the prerogatives and benefits established by Cabinet Decree No. 280 of August 13, 1970 that correspond to International Missions.


  • Barletta, Nicolas Ardito
  • Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 329, Assistant Secretary for Science, c. 1963-1986, Records, Box 122, Folder 4 (Documents)

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  • Barro Colorado Island (Panama)


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