Democracy Now: Police Fire on Protesters in Ongoing Panama Unrest


Violence continues to flare in the Panamanian city of Colón amidst protests over the sale of state-owned land to private companies. On Monday, police fired gunshots to disperse demonstrators who had blocked roads. The shootings followed days of protests that saw at least three deaths last week, including a nine-year-old boy who died when police opened fire.

~ by wheresthemic on October 23, 2012.

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