MercoPress, en Español

Montevideo, September 26th 2023 - 19:15 UTC



Varela wins Panama election, defeats Martinelli's incumbent candidate

Monday, May 5th 2014 - 07:24 UTC
Full article 1 comment

Panama’s Electoral Committee declared opposition candidate Juan Carlos Varela as the winner of Sunday's election and the country's next president: he captured 39% of the vote with more than 80% of ballots counted. In Panama there is no run-off and no re-election so president Ricardo Martinelli nominated his successor and completed the ticket with his wife, Marta Linares de Martinelli. Read full article


Disclaimer & comment rules
  • Mr Ed

    Was this an election or a David Cameron lookalike contest?

    Anyway, commiserations on winning the latter but congratulations on winning the former sir. Best wishes to Panama for a successful future.

    May 05th, 2014 - 04:36 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

Commenting for this story is now closed.
If you have a Facebook account, become a fan and comment on our Facebook Page!