Saúl Méndez, general secretary of the Single Union of Construction Workers, denounced that the Laurentino Cortizo government has failed to comply with various agreements reached in negotiations
After almost a month of national strike against the high cost of living, peoples’ movements win the reduction of the cost of essentials by 30%
Panamanian movements have called for the government to sit down in negotiations with the mobilized sectors and listen to their demands.
For the past three weeks, tens of thousands of Panamanians have been mobilizing in rejection of the cost of living crisis and lack of government support for the poor
The protest actions against the increase in cost of living have continued for three weeks as the government has failed to give any concrete solutions
The protests began on July 1 after the government showed no interest in addressing the issue or meeting with activists for negotiations to solve the crisis.
For almost two weeks, tens of thousands of Panamanians have been taking to the streets across the country protesting the cost of living crisis and lack of of response and attention from the government of President Laurentino Cortizo
Thousands of Panamanians have been on strike since July 1 to demand the government of Laurentino Cortizo take immediate action to address the country’s economic crisis
Since October 27, thousands of Panamanians have been taking to the streets in different parts of the country, demanding that the government of President Laurentino Cortizo take measures to face rampant inflation, rising unemployment, and deteriorating public services