Elections In Panama Research Paper by The Research Group

Elections In Panama
Examines history since 1946, politics, parties, leadership (Torrijos, Noriega, Endara), the 1989 U.S. assault, economics; focusing on the 1994 presidential election campaign.
# 14175 | 3,375 words | 14 sources | 1999 | US

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This research paper examines the electoral process in Panama during the post-World War II period, with particular emphasis on the presidential election campaign of 1994, the first national election after the American military intervention in late 1989, and the two elections immediately preceding, in 1984 and 1989. Political democracy has yet to take firm root in Panama, which its sad electoral history illustrates. Prior to 1994, Panamanian elections have been marred by charges of fraud and corruption, and their results have often been annulled by military coups. The underlying problems have principally been an imbalanced and poor economy, the absence of a strong middle class and faction-ridden upper class-dominated political parties. Some view the results of the 1994 election as a rejection of the American intervention of ..."

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