Panamanian president under fire for family’s ethanol plans after approving mandate

February 24, 2014 |

In Panama, the public is criticizing the president due to recent revelations regarding his family’s direct involvement in the development of a large-scale sugarcane ethanol project. The country has an ethanol blending mandate in effect since September 2013. The president countered by encouraging everyone to invest in ethanol production as a way to vitalize the country.

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