This article gives an overview of
liberalism in . It is limited to Panama liberal parties with substantial support, mainly proved by having had a representation in parliament. The sign ⇒ means a reference to another party in that scheme. For inclusion in this scheme it isn't necessary so that parties labeled themselves as a liberal party.
Introduction [ edit ]
Liberalism in Panama derived from
liberalism in Colombia. The liberal current is one of the main political currents in Panama. The National Liberal Party ( Partido Liberal Nacional), observer LI) is a right of center liberal party, as is the Nationalist Republican Liberal Movement ( Partido Movimiento Liberal Republicano Nacionalista).
The timeline [ edit ]
(National) Liberal Party [ edit ]
1903: At the independence of Panama the Panama section of the
Colombian Liberal Party established the ( Liberal Party Partido Liberal), led by Belisario Porras. 1940: The party is renamed into the
( National Liberal Party Partido Liberal Nacional). 1970: The party is banned.
1981: The party is allowed to register again.
1987: Factions formed the ⇒ Progressive Liberal Party and the ⇒ Authentic Liberal Party.
1989: The Progressive Liberal Party rejoined the party and its leader, Roderick Esquivel becomes party leader.
Nationalist Republican Liberal Movement [ edit ]
Progressive Liberal Party [ edit ]
1987: A faction of the ⇒ National Liberal Party formed the
( Progressive Liberal Party Partido Liberal Progresista), led by Roderick Esquivel. 1989: The party rejoined the National Liberal Party.
Authentic Liberal Party [ edit ]
1987: A faction of the ⇒ National Liberal Party formed the conservative liberal anti-authoritarian
( Authentic Liberal Party Partido Liberal Auténtico), led by Arnulfo Escalona Ríos. 1999: The party lost registration.
Liberal leaders [ edit ]
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See also [ edit ]