Order of Omar Torrijos Herrera

The Order of Omar Torrijos Herrera is an order of Panama, named in honor of Omar Torrijos Herrera (1929-1981), who was the Commander of Panamanian Forces of the Panamanian Revolution. It was created by Act No. 23 on 14 December 1982 and regulated by Executive Decree No. 336 of 13 July 1995. The regulation was amended by Executive Decree No. 1 of 11 January 2006.[1]

Order of Omar Torrijos Herrera
Orden de Omar Torrijos Herrera
TypeOrder
Country Panama
Gran MaestrePresident of Panama
Gran CancillerMinister of Foreign Affairs
Ribbon Order Omar Torrijos Herrera.svg
Ribbon of the order

Classes and ranksEdit

The award is split into civilian and military classes. The civilian class consists of four ranks:[1]

  • Extraordinary Grand Cross (Gran Cruz Extraordinaria)
  • Grand Cross (Gran Cruz)
  • Trustee with plaque (Encomienda con Placa)
  • Commander (Comendador)

The military class has three ranks:[1]

  • Grand Officer Cross (Gran Cruz de Oficial)
  • Grand Silver Cross (Gran Cruz de Plata)
  • Knight (Caballero)

Notable recipientsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  6. ^ Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de Panamá (1995). Informe que presenta el Ministro de Relaciones Exteriores a la Asamblea Legislativa (in Spanish). Ciudad dePanamá, Panamá: National government publication. p. 83.
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