López Vargas replaced the young deputy Julio Mendoza in the National Assembly and was a member of the Democratic Revolutionary Party (PRD).
The substitute deputy, of the 6-2 circuit of the National Assembly of Panama (Los Pozos, Parita, Pesé), Francisco "Chiquín" López Vargas died.
López Vargas replaced the young deputy Julio Mendoza in the National Assembly and was a member of the Democratic Revolutionary Party ( PRD ). He also stood out in the Azuero region for being a lover of folklore, an active member of the rescue and rescue brigades in the National Civil Protection System (Sinaproc).
Both the National Assembly and Deputy Mendoza confirmed, through statements, the death of the alternate and it was reported that the death of the politician is related to the suffering of COVID
"The office of Deputy Julio Mendoza of circuit 6-2 deeply regrets the death by COVID
-19 of our Honorable Alternate Deputy Francisco López, a loyal man, guide, teacher, lover of the traditions of our region and who always looked after the well-being of the residents of our circuit, "Mendoza said in a statement.
While the Assembly that López Vargas "stood out for his performances as a community leader in his native town of Parita in the province of Herrera, where he was also widely recognized for being a faithful exhibitor of Panamanian folklore, specifically as a lover and teacher of the dances of the famous dirty devils ".
Several politicians and colleagues of deputy López Vargas sent their condolences through social networks.