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Panama to build a statue bigger than Liberty

Wednesday, August 15, 2012


Panama is to build the highest statue in the world to mark the celebrations of the discovery of the South Sea and the installation of the first Catholic diocese on the continent.

The image of Santa María la Antigua will be "higher than the Statue of Liberty" and represent an icon for the city, said President Ricardo Martinelli.

The financing of the statue, will be done “with the help of all, with the state and private contributions." he said.



Source: Newsroom Panama