The most recent swearing included 15 Colombians and 15 Chinese. Citizens of those two countries are generally those who tend to acquire the Panamanian nationality, according to statistics from the Interior.
Others who are also benefiting from this measure are those born in Argentina, Canada, Chile, Cuba, Ecuador, Haiti, Honduras, India, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Peru, Russia, Ukraine and Thailand.
So far this year about 792 people have been sworn in, according to Eva Samudio, from the Disclosure Department of the Interior.
In 2011, 559 people of various nationalities adopted the Panamanian nationality.
Taking into consideration the country of birth or origin, the person can seek to obtain both nationalities, as long as it is permissible according to the current laws in their country of origin.