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Tag: Panama General Elections 2014

  • Monday, May 5th 2014 - 07:24 UTC

    Varela wins Panama election, defeats Martinelli's incumbent candidate

    The next president, broke away with the ruling party and campaigned against corruption and Martinelli's iron-fist style

    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.

  • Thursday, May 1st 2014 - 07:43 UTC

    OAS electoral observers arrive in Panama ahead of Sunday's ballot

     The mission is headed by former Peruvian presidential candidate Lourdes Flores

    The OAS Electoral Observation Mission has arrived in Panama, led by former Peruvian Congresswoman and presidential candidate Lourdes Flores Nano, for the final deployment of the 56 international experts and observers ahead of Sunday's general elections.