Panama: Too Many Presidents

Panama last week found itself in the embarrassing position of having two Presidents. One was Marco Aurelio Robles, 62, the country's duly elected chief of state for the past four years; the other was Max Delvalle, 57, Robles' First Vice President. This tricky sit uation was brought about by the opposition-dominated National Assembly, which, seizing on an obscure clause in the country's constitution, accused Ro bles of giving illegal support to a can didate in the upcoming May 12 elec tions. Early in the week, the Assembly voted to oust Robles from...

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