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  • 2017/08/14 17:15:21

    Odebrecht-Public Prosecutor’s Office agreement has several legal gaps

    This "goodwill" act seeks to know how the Structured Operations Office has bribed more than a dozen Panamanian officials since 2006 (when Odebrecht was established in the country) to date

    Álvaro Pulido

    This "goodwill" act seeks to know how the Structured Operations Office has bribed more than a dozen Panamanian officials since 2006 (when Odebrecht was established in the country) to date

  • 2017/07/29 09:13:35

    La Pollera: A beauty industry

    The province of Los Santos is located 160 kilometers from Panama City; it is one of the most prolific places where the pollera is worn

    Editor

    The province of Los Santos is located 160 kilometers from Panama City; it is one of the most prolific places where the pollera is worn

  • 2017/07/25 16:20:51

    "Panama’s real estate celebration is over"

    "Panama’s real estate celebration is over"

    Editor

    Kent Davis is a Hawaiian who has been resident in Panama for 10 years focused on the real estate market. He is director and founder of the Panama Equity firm.The real estate market has been reinvented in Panama. Ten years ago, it was an industry that speedily prospered with the construction of the expanded Canal, but today it has experienced a slowdown.

  • 2017/07/20 11:27:37

    Another multimillion dollar port corruption scandal uncovered

    Another multimillion dollar port corruption scandal uncovered

    Eliana Pantoja

    Attorneys Guillermo Cochez and Víctor Martínez filed a criminal complaint before the Attorney General's Office against the executives of three companies, one of them a subsidiary of a state-owned company in Singapore, a former public official and one in office

2017/07/18 09:14:18
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  • This company, specialized in providing services of commercialization of crude oil and its derivatives, supply of materials and equipment of large-scale construction for the basic industry and civil construction, operates with many of the companies related to international trade in the Panama Canal
  • Yakima Traiding Corp., with no evident legal investigation

    Álvaro Pulido

    This company, specialized in providing services of commercialization of crude oil and its derivatives, supply of materials and equipment of large-scale construction for the basic industry and civil construction, operates with many of the companies related to international trade in the Panama Canal

2017/07/02 14:21:54
  • In his first kilometers of presidential race, which began on January 20, he signed the withdrawal of his country from the Trans Pacific Trade Agreement, proposed a healthcare or Obamacare reform, whose vote was delayed by Republicans, called for an immigration reform bill that was also declined by judges from different states, and requested a budget to build the wall along the US-Mexico border that was rejected for exceeding the amount of the expenses item that could be assigned to it
  • A year of Trump´s empire: Aggressive and controversial

    Patrizia Aymerich

    In his first kilometers of presidential race, which began on January 20, he signed the withdrawal of his country from the Trans Pacific Trade Agreement, proposed a healthcare or Obamacare reform, whose vote was delayed by Republicans, called for an immigration reform bill that was also declined by judges from different states, and requested a budget to build the wall along the US-Mexico border that was rejected for exceeding the amount of the expenses item that could be assigned to it

2017/07/02 08:58:45
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  • Since late 2016 and early this year, the Attorney General's Office has shown some interest in the investigation of the case
  • Odebrecht corruption scandal has left traces in Panama

    Álvaro Pulido

    Since late 2016 and early this year, the Attorney General's Office has shown some interest in the investigation of the case. A Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office was created to deal exclusively with the case, charges were filed against 17 people involved in the case of bribes in Panama, the Comptroller's Office has been requested to audit the contracts of companies that may be connected to the payment of bribes and a deadline has been set until the first days of July to receive any complaint or cooperation regarding those involved in the case of the Brazilian construction company

2017/06/30 10:53:32
  • Juan Carlos Varela
  • Corruption and drug trafficking: Varela's last year issues

    Patrizia Aymerich

    The Clinton list, the Panama Papers scandal, the security programs and Panamanian officials’ statements related to Odebrecht's corruption network have been the hallmarks of the recent months of Juan Carlos Varela's government

2017/06/29 14:11:50
2017/06/28 16:54:10
  • In April 2016, The giant leak of more than 11.5 million documents from Panamanian law firm Mossack & Fonseca that exposed the existence of offshore companies involving personalities from around the world triggered suspicions of tax evasion and money laundering, which lead to the inclusion of Panama on France’s list of tax havens
  • Panama Papers: the scandal that damaged the image of a country

    Álvaro Pulido

    In April 2016, The giant leak of more than 11.5 million documents from Panamanian law firm Mossack & Fonseca that exposed the existence of offshore companies involving personalities from around the world triggered suspicions of tax evasion and money laundering, which lead to the inclusion of Panama on France’s list of tax havens

2017/06/28 11:51:22