National Liberal Party (Panama)

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The National Liberal Party (Spanish: Partido Liberal Nacional) was a liberal party in Panama.[1] The party was an observer at Liberal International.

National Liberal Party
Partido Liberal Nacional
Founded1903 (1903)
DissolvedMay 14, 2009 (2009-05-14)
Split fromColombian Liberal Party
Merged intoPatriotic Union
HeadquartersPanama City, Panama
Political positionCentre
International affiliationLiberal International (observer)
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The party was formed in 1903 out of the Panamanian branch of the Colombian Liberal Party, shortly after Panama declared independence.

The PNL merged with Solidarity Party (Partido Solidaridad) to form the new Patriotic Union Party (Unión Patriótica) in 2009.

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  1. ^ Pérez, Orlando J. (2000), "The Past as Prologue?: Political Parties in Post-Invasion Panama", Post-invasion Panama: The Challenges of Democratization in the New World Order, Lexington Books, p. 129