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Panama could be center of trade war

Friday, May 10, 2019

In Panama’s presidential election, it’s what was left unsaid that resonates most.

The winner of the May 5 vote, Nito Cortizo, and his opponents barely touched throughout the campaign: their country’s growing ties with China. But if tensions between the US and China continue to escalate, Panama could become a key theater in their trade war, Foreign Policy reports.