<![CDATA[]]> en-us info@photo507.com Mon, 25 Sep 2017 08:28:24 GMT Mon, 25 Sep 2017 08:28:24 GMT http://www.photo507.com/stock/images/english/logo.jpg http://www.photo507.com/stock <![CDATA[Martin Torrijos]]>http://www.photo507.com/stock/detail/748-Martin-Torrijos.htmlTue, 30 May 2017 13:06:37 GMT
  Media Name:   Martin Torrijos
  Author:   Jose Angel Murillo
  Copyright:   Jose Angel Murillo
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  Last Modified:   30/05/2017
  Added Date:   30/05/2017
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  Description:   The President of Panama (2004-2009) Martin Torrijos during an interview. Son of Panamanian military ruler Omar Torrijos, Martín Torrijos was educated in economics and political science in the US. He then returned to Panama, becoming active in the Democratic Revolutionary Party (PRD). He was the party's presidential candidate in the 1999 general election, losing to Arnulfista Party candidate Mireya Moscoso. In the 2004 presidential election, he ran again as the PRD candidate. This time, his primary rival was Solidarity Party candidate Guillermo Endara, whom Torrijos defeated 47% to 31%. Torrijos reformed social security and pensions during his term in office, as well as proposing and passing a $5 billion expansion of the Panama Canal. Torrijos was succeeded by supermarket magnate Ricardo Martinelli in 2009.
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