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French right-wing party in hot water over Panama Papers

We now know that two "allies" of Front National's leader Marine Le Pen, have been named in the Panama Papers.

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Panama Papers and Latin America: The elephant in the room

In the latest development in the Panama Papers drama, police in San Salvador raided the offices of the law firm of Mossack Fonseca, one of the main players in the scandal.  

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New alignment for U.S., Latin America after Panama

The Western Hemisphere emerged from the Summit of the Americas with a new alignment of forces.

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Ruling party ousted in Panama elections

On Sunday, voters in Panama upset the predictions of pollsters by electing dissident Vice President Juan Carlos Varela, of the Panameñista Party, as their new president.

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Panamanian right cedes to U.S. before elections

The president of Panama is putting on a big show right now. Is it for the benefit of the voters in the 2014 presidential and legislative elections, or is it for the U.S., the historical kingmaker of Panamanian politics?

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Protests in Panama against privatization scheme, child killed

Protests against a privatization scheme in Panama's second city, Colon, have resulted in many arrests and the death of a 9 year old boy and two others.

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Two killed in clashes between workers and police in Panama

Clashes between police and workers' groups  in Panama have been suppressed with tear gas, leaving at least two workers dead.