Panama, Panama - Republic of
PANAMANIAN HONOR GUARDS AT PANAMA'S TOCUMEN AIRPORT.
A Panamanian presidential honor guard helps his mate at Panama's
Tocumen airport as they await the arrival of Dominican President
Hipolito Mejia who will participate in Panama's Centennial celebrations
in Panama City, Panama November 2, 2003. Panama achieved its
independence after a brief uprising against the Colombian army with
help from the United States on November 3 1903. REUTERS/Alberto Lowe