Order of Vasco Núñez de Balboa

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Order of Vasco Núñez de Balboa
Orden de Manuel Amador Guerrero
Award of  Panama
Type Order
Gran Maestre President of Panama
Gran Canciller Minister of Foreign Affairs
Established 29 October 1953
Precedence
Next (higher) Order of Manuel Amador Guerrero
Next (lower) Order of the Gray Falcon
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Ribbon of the order

The Order of Vasco Núñez de Balboa is an order of Panama, instituted on 1 July 1941 (Ley No. 94 de 1 de julio de 1941). It is awarded for distinguished diplomatic services and contributions to international relations between Panama and other states.

Ranks[edit]

There are 5 ranks in the order:

  • Extraordinary Grand Cross (Gran Cruz Extraordinaria)
  • Grand Cross (Gran Cruz)
  • Grand Officer (Gran Oficial)
  • Commander (Comendador)
  • Knight (Caballero)

Insignia[edit]

The ribbon is purple with a yellow central stripe.

Ribbon bars
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Extraordinary Grand Cross
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Grand Cross
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Grand Officer
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Commander
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Knight

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