Police Form Human Wall To Protect Super 99 From Protesters
Tuesday, February 07 2012 @ 09:24 PM UTC
Contributed by: Don Winner
Today, Tuesday, 7 February 2012, during the march of the Indians, who left from the area of 24 Diciembre in the morning walking towards the National Assembly, police officers guarded the Super 99 supermarkets in Balboa, Rio Abajo, and there was a bus full of police officers stationed in front of the store located on Via Fernández de Córdoba in Vista Hermosa. Similarly, the Super 99 in Plaza Carolina, Juan Diaz, was also guarded by Panamanian police.
At the supermarket in Balboa there were 41 police officers present, who formed a human wall in front of the supermarket. Yesterday the door of the Super 99 supermarket in Calidonia was battered by the indigenous protesters from the May 5 Plaza, who are against mining. (Panama America)