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The Nation’s Procurator General, Kenia Porcell, revealed the latest details of the investigation that her office has been carrying out since September 11, 2017 and that seeks to determine responsibilities for the laundering of 40 million of dollars in the unjawful payment to public officials through corporations

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A massive demonstration of citizens protested at the coastal strip against corruption demanding the names of the politicians involved in the investigations of the Prosecutor’s Office. The protest coincided with the 54th anniversary of the Day of the Martyrs

Credentials Committee

Asamblea Nacional de Panamá

Panama

Stage of citizen consultation is concluded

Oscar Sulbarán

The president of the Credentials Committee of the National Assembly, Luis Eduardo Quirós, announced the end of the stage of citizen consultations within the process of selecting new magistrates for the Supreme Court of Justice

Rodrigo García

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Panama

16 trafficking networks dismantled in Panama

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Rodrigo García, executive secretary of the National Commission against Human Trafficking of Panama’s Ministry of Public Security, reported that since 2014 to the present date, 16 networks dedicated to this crime have been dismantled

Prensa Panamá Jazz Festival

Oscar Sulbarán

The Panamanian musician Danilo Pérez is one of the 45 winners of the Fellow Music award granted by United States Artists to the most outstanding and innovative exponents of the artistic genre in the United States. More than 500 people were nominated for this award

Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores

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Chancellor and Vice President of Panama Isabel De Saint Malo said that the opinions of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights on the recognition of gender identity and same-sex marriage "are binding"

Asamblea Nacional de Panamá

Oscar Sulbarán

Transparency International’s national chapter in Panama declined its participation in the citizen consultations held by the National Assembly for the appointment of magistrates for the Supreme Court of Justice

José Rovira

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The Danilo Pérez Foundation formally started the fifteenth edition of the Panama Jazz Festival, an event that has been positioned as a project that consolidates the cultural exchange, talent and creativity of the participants

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Oscar Sulbarán

More than 100 delegations and more than 40 parade floats toured the streets of Las Tablas, in the province of Los Santos. It is estimated that 17,000 women dressing the typical Panamanian costume decorated the eighth edition of the Parade of the Mil Polleras

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The neighborhood of El Chorrillo, in Panama City, was the location chosen by the Puerto Rican singer Farruko with the Panamanian Kafu Bantón to record the video of the song “Espiritu Guerrero”. The presence of the Puerto Rican reggaeton musician in the place caused a stir when the inhabitants of said neighborhood recognized him

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Oscar Sulbarán

Lawyer Francisco Carreira told Telemetro channel that the document of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights is not binding. However, the opinion of Ombudsman Alfredo Castillero Hoyos contrasts with that of Carreira. Members of the LGBTI community in Panama have requested a statement from President Juan Carlos Varela