University students and staff battle riot police

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A group of students, teachers, and administrative staff from the University of Panama (UP) clashed with riot police after closing the Transistmica highway for six hours on Tuesday, May,17.

They were protesting the increase in the basic food basket and fuel prices.

 The Transístmica and Manuel Espinosa Batista roads were closed until 6:00 pm when the clashes ended allowing vehicular traffic to resume.