Panama 2007

Panama 2007

North and Central America
Yearbook 2007 Panama. At the end of August, no less than five ministers resigned from the government, and President Martín Torrijos took the opportunity to present a fully re-formed government on the three-year anniversary of his take-over as president on September 1. According to CountryAAH, Panama City is the capital city of Panama. Such government transformations are fairly normal in Panama, but the five departed ministers had incurred a particularly massive popular dissatisfaction. Although Panama's economy is growing at a record level, crime, unemployment and corruption are still unsolved problems. To improve law enforcement, Torrijos appointed a new Minister of the Interior, but still criticized the cops militarization of the police system by simultaneously appointing Severino Mejía, one of the former dictator Manuel Noriega's closest men, as Deputy Interior Minister.…
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