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Panama's opposition Partido Revolucionario Democrático held primaries on June 2 to determine its candidate for the mayor of Panama City - the second most important race in... 2013-06-28


Economy

In line with our expectations, Panama's ruling Cambio Democrático (CD) has selected José Domingo Arias as its candidate ahead of the 2014 presidential election.... 2013-05-31


Economy

In Q113, Panama's public non-financial sector recorded a fiscal deficit equivalent to 2.3% of GDP, a sharp increase from the 1.4% shortfall in Q112. This came as expenditures expanded,... 2013-05-31


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Economy

April 23, Panama issued a US$750mn bond to help finance the country's budget deficit, specifically to offset the damage done by flooding in the past year. The new global bond is set... 2013-05-03


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Panama's national nurses association has ended a three day national strike. Health Minister Javier Díaz had initially stated that the demands for a near doubling of the nurses... 2013-05-03


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Despite opposition legislators' stringent resistance to recent amendments to Panama's electoral code, the changes are unlikely to have a substantial effect on the overall outcome of... 2013-05-01


Economy

As expected, Vice President Juan Carlos Varela recently won the Partido Panameñista (PP)'s nomination as its candidate for the 2014 presidential election, with 99% of the... 2013-04-02


Economy

As of end-2012, 78% of total apartments built were categorised as 'luxury' constructions, a reflection of Panama's highly bi-modal income distribution. Given the still substantial income... 2013-04-02

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