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Panama’s industry chamber warns against using royalty increase to First Quantum for political gain
Panama’s Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture said it hopes the extra funds the state will receive from its recent deal with First Quantum Minerals are not used for political gain.
Panama - Business chamber approves Minera deal, 35 groups oppose
Panama's Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama (Cciap) welcomed the agreement reached between the Government and Minera Panama hopes that, in a In a short time, a new contract can be formalized.
Panama - Corruption stealing everyone's future - business chamber
THE CORRUPT are stealing everyone's present and future says Panama's Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (Cciap) marking the International Day against Corruption (December 9) and Human Rights Day (December 10).
Cciap urges joint work between Panama and the countries of the region on migrants
Businessmen were concerned about the reports of violence that migrants have experienced on their way to the United States and Canada.
CCIAP urges a return to participatory debate that allows a conscientious review of electoral reforms
The CCIAP called for reflection on the direction of the discussions regarding the reforms to the Electoral Code of Panama.
CCIAP calls for transparency and access to information in negotiations with Minera Panama
The negotiation between the high-level commission of the National Government and Minera Panamá began on September 1.
Cciap: Going back to the classroom would help meet the nutritional needs of children from poorer areas
According to Cciap statistics, before the pandemic, 33% of the students who were in extreme poverty were from indigenous regions.
CCIAP calls for a thorough review of Law 122 on tourism investment incentives
CCIAP recommends reviewing the scope of Law 122 to orient it to the eight areas of interest defined within the Master Plan for Sustainable Tourism 2020–2025.
Consumer confidence in economic reactivation falls slightly in Panama
Outlook for the general economic situation for the next 12 months, the indicator increased 6 points, from 107 in May 2021 to 113 in July 2021.
CCIAP Security Observatory Report Reflects Increase in Reports of Domestic Violence
From January to June 2020-2021, the OSC report reveals an increase in complaints of abuse of the elderly with 714% and the minor 66%.
CCIAP calls for responsible management of public funds to finance investment
The CCIAP recommended a schematic review of government operating spending, to increase current savings to a minimum of 30%.
Cciap: 'the main threats to social and economic reactivation are corruption and conflicts of interest'
As a result of the Covid-19, Panama is striving to achieve a sustainable economic recovery, "but this process requires the strengthening of its foundations and its constitutional, institutional and social principles."
CCIAP asks the Minsa to align its actions with its peers in Commerce and Tourism
The CCIAP warned that in order to promote Panama as an investment and tourism destination, it is necessary that it present itself as a safe and receptive place.
CCIAP requests veto of the project that prohibits the use and commercialization of electronic cigarettes
The CCIAP points out that Bill No. 178 creates privileges in an unjustified manner, undermines freedom of choice and free competition.
Business sector demands State contract transparency, end of restrictions and prompt economic reactivation
The Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama (Cciap) called on the government for transparency in the contracts of companies with the State, while demanding the end of the mobility restriction measures and a prompt econo...
CCIAP: Socioeconomic Crisis Is Bigger Than Health Crisis, Inconsistent Restrictions Must Stop
The CCIAP request is based on unemployment figures, which increased from 7% to 18%. In addition, they highlighted that hospital capacity is not saturated.
Authorities carry out raids after complaint for clandestine vaccination
The head of the Minsa, Luis Sucre, filed a criminal complaint with the Attorney General's Office for the alleged clandestine vaccination in Coco del Mar.
Meduca: Decision to postpone blended classes in 22 schools is due to upturn in cases
Meduca decided to postpone the start of blended classes in 22 educational centers after a meeting with Minsa.
Businesses ask the authorities to be transparent and consistent
The Cciap considers that the announcement by the authorities about the curfew and quarantine for Chiriquí and Veraguas opens the door to uncertainty.
Vaccination against COVID-19 in Veraguas will begin on Wednesday, May 19
The Minister of Health announced that on May 19 it will begin applying the doses of AstraZeneca in the express car installed in Santiago Mall, in Veraguas.
Entrepreneurs focus on promoting and accelerating job recovery in Panama
The CCIAP Board of Directors has initiated an approach with sector unions in search of reaching consensus on comprehensive initiatives in the short term.
CCIAP insists on reforming the Constitution to strengthen "the weak institutional framework of the country"
The CCIAP reaffirms that the Magna Carta, which defines the framework of coexistence of those of us who live in Panama, be reviewed and amended.
CCIAP questions new "impositions" of the Minsa due to the pandemic
The CCIAP questioned the decisions of the Minsa regarding blended classes and restrictions on travelers from South America.
CCIAP emphasizes the need to implement clear economic policies to recover the development of the country
The Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama (CCIAP) pointed out this Sunday that the negative review of Fitch Ratings and Moody's shows the questioned handling of the pandemic in economic matters, which indicates it is ...
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