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Panama's main labor federation, after an all-night bargaining session, called off a two-day-old strike that had threatened to halt shipping traffic through the Panama Canal. The government reportedly agreed not to call the legislature into special session to vote on proposed changes in the 14-year-old labor code to eliminate featherbedding. The code is viewed by many as an obstacle to sorely needed foreign investment.

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