Panama: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Laurentino Cortizo elected as new President of Panama

Laurentino Cortizo has been declared the winner of 2019 presidential election of Panama. The 2019 elections have been dominated by pledges to fight corruption and to tackle Panama’s image as a money-laundering country. Cortizo is the candidate for Panama’s Democratic Revolutionary Party (PRD). His party was founded by military ruler Omar Torrijos in 1979, and ..

China’s BRI is expanding

The Belt Road Initiative of china with Railways, ports, power plants and many other projects in dozens of countries is expanding at a slower pace, but is still expanding. US, china, Russia and Japan is concerned that China is expanding at their expense. The Panama leaders welcome China as they see trade opportunities with the ..