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Laurentino Cortizo takes oath as president of Panama, vows to curb corruption, close wealth gap in isthmus nation
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Laurentino Cortizo takes oath as president of Panama, vows to curb corruption, close wealth gap in isthmus nation

Panama’s new President Laurentino Cortizo vowed to curb corruption and close the wealth gap in the isthmus nation at his swearing-in ceremony on Monday. During his five-year term he will have to balance relations with China and the United States, on top of domestic issues. U.S.-educated political veteran Cortizo, 66, of the Democratic Revolution Party (PRD), won the May election.

Mexican mayor Ambrosio Soto shot to death; second such assassination in 2 days
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Mexican mayor Ambrosio Soto shot to death; second such assassination in 2 days

Ambrosio Soto, the mayor of a town in one of Mexico's most violent drug corridors was shot to death, the second mayor killed in Mexico in two days

Pena Nieto wins, Mexico's former ruling party sails back to power
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Pena Nieto wins, Mexico's former ruling party sails back to power

Pena Nieto, who sought to cast himself as the leader of a new PRI, called his victory "a fiesta of democracy." He promised a government that would be democratic, modern and open to criticism.