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Panama lets rip with record budget of $13 billion

Friday, July 30, 2010

A $13 billion national budget for next year was presented by Panama’s Economy minister, Alberto Vallarino to the national assembly.

The proposal, which faces three debates in the assembly, represents a 23 percent increase on the 2010 budget.

Vallarino said that the budget is Panama’s biggest ever, though at first it had been planned to make it bigger still.

Original source (in Spanish): Efe