Pan-American highway closes in demand for light and roads

Posted on August 3, 2011 • Filed under: Conflicts, Latin America Indigenous Issues, Panama, Politics, Social Issues

Residents of four townships, two in Veraguas and two of the Ngobe Bugle, halted the Pan-American highway for an hour and a half near the Ojo de Agua neighborhood due to unfulfilled promises by the government informed La Estrella. Their demands for the construction of 8 miles of road and the installation of electricity in the region. Ernesto Martinez, governor of the Veraguas province, came to the site and promised machinery and negotiations to resolve the problems. Read Article.

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