Tomás Altamirano Mantovani

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Tomás Altamirano Mantovani (c. 1960 February 28, 2009) was a Panamanian politician and National Assembly deputy.

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Background and public life

He was considered a prominent member of Panama's ruling political party, the Democratic Revolutionary Party. [1]

Altamirano was the son of former Panamanian Vice President Tomas Altamirano Duque. [1] He served as the head of the National Assembly of Panama's Canal Affairs Commission. [1]

Death

Tomás Altamirano was killed on February 28, 2009, when a vehicle in which he was a passenger overturned on a Panamanian highway. [1] He was 49 years old. [1] Altamirano's bodyguard and another passenger were hospitalized in the accident. [1]

Panamanian President Martin Torrijos, and Foreign Minister Samuel Lewis Navarro were flown to the scene of the accident by helicopter. [1] Torrijos was described as "visibly upset." [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 "Panamanian lawmaker killed in car crash". Associated Press . Google News. 2009-02-28. Retrieved 2009-03-23.