Panama region's safest country - business leader

Jorge de La Guardia

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Panama is “the safest country in the Central American region." said Jorge De la Guardia president of the Panama Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama (CCIAP), at a  Monday. August 26 press conference. "

He was answering questions about the negative perception that citizens have on the issue of security, De la Guardia said that "these are issues that can definitely be improved…  "I think the government is working on that, we have a minister (Rolando Mirones) very focused on the issue of security.," he added.

The businessman said that the Chamber currently holds "productive" meetings in the Presidency to address this issue. "The government is focused on security issues, there is a weekly meeting with the different commissioners ... this is an issue that does not stop, we know there is an approach."