Evo Morales to open Panama Social Forum
Panama, Aug 14 (Prensa Latina) Former Bolivian President Evo Morales speaks Friday at the opening ceremony of the Panama Social Forum, announced its organizers who assured that almost 500 participants were registered to analyze social, economic and political issues.
Morales will speak on the socio-economic crisis and hegemony: an alternative development model for Latin America and the Caribbean, and then Panamanian academics Guillermo Castro and Juan Jovane will give the keynote speeches 'Crisis of the transit model: Where is Panama going?' and 'Towards an alternative development strategy,' respectively.
Saturday's agenda is made up of talks and exhibitions on neoliberalism and the structural crisis of the economy in Panama, employment problems due to the economic crisis and the pandemic, social security and pension regime, and the pharmaceutical business and the race for the vaccine to fight the virus causing Covid-19, among others.
During a press briefing, Manuel Zarate, one of the organizers of the virtual meeting, offered an overview of the call to all citizens who wish to analyze the national life's situations and their insertion in today's world, in order to seek consensus of the country they wish.
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