Panama's paradoxical progress
- Panama's big chance to escape the past. Batstone, David // National Catholic Reporter;5/6/94, Vol. 30 Issue 27, p8
Focuses on the May 8, 1994 presidential elections in Panama. Results of the 1989 elections; Limits on incumbent President Guillermo Endara's term and his party's standing in the polls; El Chorillo barrio in Panama City as a symbol of problems; Likely winners; Panama's foreign debt; Assassination...
- GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL CONDITIONS. // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Panama;Jan2006, p4
The article provides information on the government and political conditions in Panama. A background information on the branches of government of Panama is presented. The components of the executive branch of the country are mentioned. This article also discusses the constitutional change in...
- Political Conditions. // Panama Country Review;2001/2002, p12
Presents information about political conditions in Panama as of July 2001. Results of the May 1999 presidential election; Factors influencing Panamanian politics; Proposed political reforms.
- Government Organization. // Panama Country Review;2001/2002, p15
Presents information about the government organization in Panama as of July 2001. Election results; Political parties; Constitution.
- Martinelli Strengthens Lead. // Latin America Monitor: Central America Monitor;Apr2009, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p4
The article presents a political outlook for Panama in 2009. Presidential candidate Ricardo Martinelli is leading the election polls. The journal foresees a change in government and a rise in political conflict as the national election nears. The journal predicts that Panama is likely to...
- RISK SUMMARY: PANAMA. // Latin America Monitor: Central America Monitor;Apr2008, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p3
The article forecasts the political and economic conditions, and the business environment in Panama for 2008. The Partido Revolucionario Democr�tico held an internal election on March 9 in order to choose its national executive committee. It predicts real gross domestic product growth to...
- GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL CONDITIONS. // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Panama;Oct2006, p4
The article provides information on the government of the Republic of Panama. There are three branches of government in the country. Officials in the executive and legislative branches are elected by direct vote and they serve 5-year terms. Changes were made to the Constitution in 2004. An...
- A MAN, A PLAN, AN ELECTION. Schuette, Keith E. // National Review;6/16/1989, Vol. 41 Issue 11, p18
Analyzes the recent Panamanian elections as compared to similar elections in the Philippines and Chile. Specific incidents as seen from the perspective of an international observer.
- Panama: Majority for Torrijos. // Emerging Markets Monitor;5/24/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 7, p9
Reveals that the results of the election in Panama on May 2, 2004, indicate that Martin Torrijos, the president-elect, has secured a majority in Congress. Number of seats that the Revolutionary Democratic Party will have in the 78-member legislature; Information on Torrijos; Reason Panama's...