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Panama's Cortizo wins close presidential race, calls for unity

May 06 2019

PANAMA CITY U.S.-educated political veteran Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo won Panama's presidential election in a close race on Sunday, with the electoral tribunal declaring him winner by just over two percentage points.

RPT-EXCLUSIVE-U.S. must cultivate Central America or lose out to China -Panama president-elect

May 06 2019

PANAMA CITY, May 6 Panama's president-elect, Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo, said the United States should pay more attention to Central America or risk losing ground to China, which has won diplomatic support and increased its investment in the region in recent years.

RPT-NEWSMAKER-Panama's next president loves Texas football, seeks better U.S. relations

May 06 2019

PANAMA CITY, May 6 Panama's next president, a U.S.-educated college football fan, has stressed the importance of improving relations with the United States while signaling greater scrutiny of investment from China that has raised concern in Washington.

Panama's next president loves Texas football, seeks better U.S. relations

May 06 2019

PANAMA CITY Panama's next president, a U.S.-educated college football fan, has stressed the importance of improving relations with the United States while signaling greater scrutiny of investment from China that has raised concern in Washington.

Exclusive: U.S. must cultivate Central America or lose out to China: Panama president-elect

May 06 2019

PANAMA CITY Panama's president-elect, Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo, said the United States should pay more attention to Central America or risk losing ground to China, which has won diplomatic support and increased its investment in the region in recent years.

Panama's Cortizo wins close presidential race, calls for national unity

May 06 2019

PANAMA CITY, May 6 U.S.-educated political veteran Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo won Panama's presidential election in an unprecedented close race on Sunday, with the electoral tribunal declaring a winner after 95 percent of votes had been counted.

Panama's next president loves Texas football, seeks better U.S. relations

May 06 2019

PANAMA CITY Panama's next president, a U.S.-educated college football fan, has stressed the importance of improving relations with the United States while signalling greater scrutiny of investment from China that has raised concern in Washington.

NEWSMAKER-Panama's next president loves Texas football, seeks better U.S. relations

May 06 2019

PANAMA CITY, May 6 Panama's next president, a U.S.-educated college football fan, has stressed the importance of improving relations with the United States while signaling greater scrutiny of investment from China that has raised concern in Washington.

Cortizo claims won tight Panama presidential race, rival does not concede

May 05 2019

PANAMA CITY Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo declared victory in Panama's presidential election on Sunday after an unexpectedly tight race that put him less than two points ahead of Romulo Roux, who has not conceded defeat.

UPDATE 7-Cortizo claims won tight Panama presidential race, rival does not concede

May 05 2019

PANAMA CITY, May 5 Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo declared victory in Panama's presidential election on Sunday after an unexpectedly tight race that put him less than two points ahead of Romulo Roux, who has not conceded defeat.

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