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Panama’s finance minister between a rock and a hard place. Alberto Vallarino obliged to quit over broken alliance

Friday, September 30, 2011

Panama’s Minister of Economy and Finance, Alberto Vallarino, has spoken out on his level of discomfort by remaining in office.

Referring to his continuing role in the government after submitting his resignation following the breakup of the ruling alliance, Vallarino said: "Obviously I cannot continue in this position."

He is also vice president of the Panamenista Party, which "today is not a member of the government …. So I resigned.”

Original source: Newsroom Panama