Oldest person in Latin America recognized for  Panama voting record

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Clara Cedeño at 113  the oldest person in Latin America was recognized by Panama’s Electoral Court magistrates on Tuesday, September for voting in every general election between 1994 and 2019.

Magistrates  Eduardo Valdés Escoffery and Heriberto Araúz participated in the act at her home in  Chitré along with provincial authorities, friends, and family.

"At 88 (1994) she assumes the commitment of not turning her back on democracy and asking her family not to stop taking her to each of the electoral events," said Valdés Escoffery

Clara Cedeño is the oldest person in Panama and Latin America; and globally is # 21.


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