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Panama: President Cancels Colón Land Sale Plans

“If the people of Colón don't want the land in the tax-free zone to be sold, the sale will be canceled. The rise in rents 100% for Colón”

Panama's President Ricardo Martinelli (@rmartinelli) [es] tweeted on October 23, 2012, in response to the protests and clashes in Colón sparked by a law which allowed the sale of land located in the tax-free zone of Colón.

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