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Panama's Trump Hotel Has More Drama Than Guests As Owners, Management Feud

Investors say President Trump's company has mismanaged the property and are demanding that it leave and take the branding with it. But the Trump Organization refuses to vacate, leading to a standoff.

Tensions at the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Panama City erupted into chaos this week, with teams of security guards attacking each other and police carting off an employee in handcuffs, members of the luxury building's owners association tell NPR.

An incident on Tuesday was the first violent confrontation, but just the latest move in a series of acrimonious standoffs between the Trump Organization and hotel-condo owners who want to fire President Trump's company as manager of the 70-story luxury high-rise. For the previous five months, hostilities had been limited to insulting attacks

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