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Panama’s US envoy offers upbeat economic outlook for 2015
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Panama’s US envoy offers upbeat economic outlook for 2015

Larry Luxner - December 8, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Panama, host of the VII Summit of the Americas next April, will see its economy grow faster in 2015 than anywhere else in the…

Panama celebrates Independence Day
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Panama celebrates Independence Day

The Tico Times - November 4, 2014

A parade of soldiers marches through Casco Viejo on Nov. 3 to celebrate Panama’s Independence Day. Also translated as “Separation Day,” the holiday commemorates Panama’s secession from…

Ruling party loses again as Juan Carlos Varela wins Panama presidency
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Newsletter
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Ruling party loses again as Juan Carlos Varela wins Panama presidency

AFP - May 4, 2014

PANAMA CITY -- Conservative Juan Carlos Varela, the vice president who broke politically with President Ricardo Martinelli, was officially declared Panama's next president Sunday, much to Martinelli's…

Panamanians vote in tight presidential election
Latin America
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Latin America
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Panamanians vote in tight presidential election

Marco Sibaja | AFP - May 4, 2014

PANAMA CITY – Voters in Panama went to the polls Sunday to elect a new president amid a seeming consensus in favor of the free market policies…

Panama’s diplomatic row with Venezuela indicative of growing presence on world stage
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Panama’s diplomatic row with Venezuela indicative of growing presence on world stage

Larry Luxner - April 14, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – One year after Nicolás Maduro’s election as president of Venezuela – in a voting process the opposition claims was rigged and illegal – the…