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· January, 2014

Stories about Panama from January, 2014

Presidential Debate in Panama Creates More Questions Than Answers

The second presidential debate took place on January 20 in Panama. Panamanians interacted on social media with a debate that seems to have been left in question.

PHOTOS: Over 5,000 Children Break Guinness Record Painting Panama Canal

The Canal's centennial celebrations kicked off with a world record for people painting simultaneously. The event's festive atmosphere diverted the attention from a dispute threatening to halt the Canal's expansion.

Political Propaganda in the New Panamanian Passports?

The new electronic passports issued by Panama carry in its pages images of accomplishments by the government of Ricardo Martinelli. The move has generated irritation and reactions.

Work on the Panama Canal Continues for Now

The GUPC continues its work on the Panama Canal despite threats to suspend construction. Meanwhile the Canal Authority is holding the company's feet to the fire.

Hydroelectric Projects in Panama: “Promised Development But Created Disaster”

Panama Canal Expansion Faces a New Challenge

The company responsible for the expansion of the Panama Canal has threatened to halt work demanding payment in billions for overruns. The Panama Canal Authority refuses to pay.

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