Panama, Panama - Republic of
PANAMANIANS PROTEST AGAINST CORRUPTION IN THE GOVERNMENT.
Panamanian protesters brandish hangman nooses, symbolizing that people
feel the government is hanging the country to death, at a protest march
against corruption and the wish to privatize the social security system
in Panama City, Panama, May 30, 2002. More than 5,000 people took to
the streets to protest against increasing alleged corruption in the
government. REUTERS/Alberto Lowe