Panama's Vice Minister of Labor Luis Ernesto Carles (C) ...
Feb 16th, 2011
(Reuters) - Panama's Vice Minister of Labor Luis Ernesto Carles (C) is pushed by protesters in Chiriqui February 15, 2011. Thousands of people protested against against the government's decision to pave way for Canada's Inmet Mining to build the largest copper mine in Central America. Carles had gone to talk to protesters, but ended up being insulted, beaten and doused with water by them, according to local media. Carles, who was detained temporarily by the protesters, eventually managed to leave the site in a vehicle. REUTERS/Alberto Lowe (PANAMA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST) -
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