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Boquete Panama a short Histroy

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Boquete Panama a short Histroy Boquete Panama a short Histroy Presentation Transcript

  • 150 year Journey ofBoquete’s Melting Pot Rodrigo Marciacq November 15, 2011
  • In the beginning... 750 AD Volcan Baru Eruptive history1,270 BC, 260AD, 710AD (major), 1,130AD,1,340AD, 1,550AD
  • Pre-Columbian peopleDoraces, Changuinas, Nogbe(Guaymies), Buricas, Bri-bri, Naso Cultures of Chibcha origin, that ranged from Northern Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia & Venezuela 24 related tongues, half of them extinct now
  • The Spaniards ... from 1524 on • 1500 300,000 1911 337,000 • 1789 60,000 1920 446,000 • 1835 115,000 1940 623,000 • 1851 138,000 1960 1,076,000 • 1871 220,000 1980 1,805,000 • 1896 311,000 2000 2,800,000 • 2010 3,400,000 Population of Panama
  • Colonial Phase, Independence fromSpain & incorporation to the Great Colombia 1821
  • The Pioneers• The locals: Gonzales, Rodriguez, Ledezma, Vasquez, Miranda, Candanedo, Samudio, Villareal, Ruiz, Rios, Dominguez, Diaz, Carmona, Del Cid, Quiel, Armuelles, Guerra, Galan, Bilbao, Sanchez, Saldana, Valenzuela, Quiroz, Pitti, Acosta, Gutierrez, Rovira, Caballero, Vega, Cianca, Castillo• The immigrants: Kant, Taylor, Watson, Tedman, McIntyre, Boutet, Bradley, Lescure, Thomas, Lowell, Denham, Turner, Kuckler, Landau, Hargrove, Serracin (Saraceni), Arrechea, Medica, Sitton, White, Landero, Sandberg, Koyner, Laws, Moniche, O’Donnell, De Dianous, Suarez (Suadi), Creegan, Bell, Talboy, Archer, Lamastus, Sasse, Mathews
  • Some of Pioneers
  • Pioneers
  • The Early Days• Jose Manuel Lambert 1851-1906• Jose Nicholas Rodriguez• Colombia’s Supreme Court Verdict• Economic Considerations
  • secession from Colombia and the new republic 1903
  • Forming of a new society and institutions• 1905 First Hotel (Henry Watson)• 1907 Catholic Church in Alto Lino• 1908 The first School• 1911 Boquete formally a District
  • President Belisario Porras 1856-1942 President from 1912-1924• “What we need the most in an imperative and urgent way, is to have agriculture in our country, since the first and basic requirement of man is to feed himself and agriculture is what will give us the main sustenance obtained from the toiling of the land. Have faith, for you well know that in your farming endeavors first the seed enters the furrow and later on you reap the harvest. The railroads develop roads around it, promote agriculture and industry, attracts immigration, enhances commerce and awakens sleeping energies.”
  • The Export Economy
  • The Railroad1916-1949
  • Agricultural Economy and journey to today