· July, 2011

Stories about Panama from July, 2011

Panama: Presidential Insults Online

  20 July 2011

Panamanian President, Ricardo Martinelli, sparked controversy on Twitter after allegedly insulting a user who criticized him in a rude manner. But the President denies that any insult was intended. Netizens discuss the furore.

Panama: What Does ‘Middle Class’ Mean?

  11 July 2011

In Contrapunto [es], Hannah asks what it means to be part of the ‘middle class’ in Panama. Sociologists and economists place the mark at a minimum monthly salary of $500 USD, she explains. But Hannah wonders if a ‘middle class’ family can really cover all its needs with $500 a...

Social Media Day PTY in Panama

  3 July 2011

Social Media Day PTY gathered hundreds of Panamanian social network users. Ariel Moreno participated in the event and shares how the day was celebrated in Panama.

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