Panama: President Re-Establishes Mining Code
On April 3, President Martinelli signed into law a bill that reestablishes the validity of Mineral Resource Mining Code, established in 1963 but which had been abolished by the Martinelli government in 2011. The code defines who may hold and profit from mining concessions in Panama, and establishes sanctions for those who continue mining projects without authorization.
Specifically, it establishes that no foreign governments, companies,...
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