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  • 2017/12/19 22:56:25

    From Cartagena to Panama

    Chiva rumbera

    Oscar Sulbarán

    The nightlife in Panama is literally moved because it walks on wheels and tours the city. Music and drinks can be enjoyed on the so–called “chivas rumberas” or “parranderas” that had their peak a couple of decades ago but are still an icon of the nights in the Istmeñan capital

  • 2017/12/19 00:06:38

    Uncertainty behind the Corcione Mizrachi case

    Nicolás Corcione and Henri Mizrachi

    Oscar Sulbarán

    Nicolás Corcione and Henri Mizrachi are part of the Board of Directors of the Panama Canal. A series of rumors is spread around their names. Both are requested by the First Prosecutor's Office against Organized Crime that had requested a red alert to Interpol for detention purposes

  • 2017/11/24 16:35:32

    Trump Ocean Club: Another Scandal that Hits US President

    Since Donald Trump became president of the United States at the beginning of 2017,  he has been criticized for taking controversial actions

    Álvaro Pulido

    Last Friday, the NGO Global Witness investigation revealed that the President and real estate tycoon made at least 75.4 million dollars from selling his name to the Trump Ocean Club, a skyscraper shaped like a sail, with a luxurious hotel and more than 600 units with views of the Pacific in Panama City, which would have been built in 2011 with drug money

  • 2017/11/17 18:02:11

    Panama’s Trump Ocean Club would have been financed with drug money

    The investigation, carried out for nine months, specifically mentions the laundering of money from the Latin American drug cartels as well as elements of the Russian mafia

    Editor

    The investigation, carried out for nine months, specifically mentions the laundering of money from the Latin American drug cartels as well as elements of the Russian mafia

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  • That call from Varela to "continue with the support of all Panamanians" because "the fight against corruption cannot be stopped," cases of drug trafficking and money laundering remains the main and more complicated problem of the present Government
  • Panama's Drug Trafficking: the government’s pending issue

    Álvaro Pulido

    That call from Varela to "continue with the support of all Panamanians" because "the fight against corruption cannot be stopped," cases of drug trafficking and money laundering remains the main and more complicated problem of the present Government

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  • The Panama’s Supreme Court of Justice (CSJ) is outlining a strategy aimed at adding another judicial case requesting the extradition of former President Ricardo Martinelli (2009-2014)
  • Would Martinelli be subject to another request for extradition?

    Andrés Castellano

    In this direction they will call the plenary session of the Supreme Court of Justice to analyze the request for his forced return to Panama, and also to respond, of course, to abuse of authority in granting pardons to inmates, which would add two cases to be taken into account by the US authorities

2017/10/10 11:04:53
  • The activist explained that many people pay bribes in public hospitals in Panama to avoid queuing in the emergency room, to get a bed in a room, to make an appointment with a specialist or to buy medicine
  • TI: Panama's health care is the most corrupt

    Álvaro Pulido

    The activist explained that many people pay bribes in public hospitals in Panama to avoid queuing in the emergency room, to get a bed in a room, to make an appointment with a specialist or to buy medicine

2017/10/09 12:49:44
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  • Different national and international journalistic organizations have demonstrated their concern to the bill promoted by the Office of the Attorney General to adapt the Criminal Code to new criminal behaviors derived from the use of computer systems
  • Proposed law on "cybercrime" could violate freedom of expression

    Álvaro Pulido

    Different national and international journalistic organizations have demonstrated their concern to the bill promoted by the Office of the Attorney General to adapt the Criminal Code to new criminal behaviors derived from the use of computer systems

2017/09/22 11:46:39