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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.