According to the newspaper, the actions of José Gabriel Carrizo, Vice President of the Republic; and the head of the National Assembly, Crispiano Adams, to reach the Palacio de las Garzas (seat of the executive).
These two PRD members, without announcing their intention to run for office, are joined by former president Martin Torrijos (2004–2009) and businessman Anel Flores, the latter of whom is close friends with PRD deputy and president Benicio Robinson. Newspaper added.
The plans suggest that they compete to be the nominee of the political organization, which has already announced holding primaries on June 11, 2023.
Within this group, Carrizo stands out as the most promoted and his candidacy will be supported by the head of state, Laurentino Cortizo, who recently declared it publicly and to date he has been involved in highly relevant issues within the government gear. Has been given the confidence to handle. ,
In an apparent desire to reach the Central American country’s top leadership in two years, Adams, the head of the unicameral legislative body, also tours the neighborhood and meets with other representatives.
Another who is starting to move his chips, added the newspaper in an editorial, is former President Torrijos, who has been seen on a few trips into the country’s interior probing the political terrain.
They also highlight businessman Flores as one of the applicants, who resigned from the PRD in 2013 because of electoral protection, as he had assured, but later re-registered.
Some of the PRD leaders consulted on the issue, Flores, Adams and Mario Balleta are the cards that the party’s president, Benicio Robinson, is playing in this contest.
On May 5, 2024, the people of Panama will elect the country’s new President and Vice-President, 20 Deputies of the Central American Parliament, 71 Deputies of the National Assembly, 81 Mayors, 701 Corrigimiento Deputies and 11 Mayors, all with their respective members will do. The respective option, for the period from July 1, 2024 to June 30, 2029.