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All tired of this shit yet? Pray for Cortizo.

OP ED: James “JB” Bryson– Read many of my posts and you will see I have a genuine bug up my ass for these types of stories. For a number of reasons. ONE (1) – Being the frequency. Every goddamn day you see that there was somebody new that was …

International Relations

Horrible story in Colombia, as young and aspiring politician is murdered.

OP ED: Makes me sick to my stomach. “JB” https://www.prensa.com/mundo/Asesinan-candidata-alcaldia-personas-Colombia_0_5387461213.html A candidate for the elections to be held in October in Colombia was killed along with five people in a “massacre” perpetrated in a municipality in the southwest of the country on Sunday night, authorities said Monday. The armored vehicle …

Crime

Final Word: Acts were proven, Illegality was not. THE END

https://www.prensa.com/judiciales/fiscalia-espionajes-ilegales-tribunal-Martinelli_0_5382961678.html The Public Ministry failed to prove its theory of the case , as a lot of reasonable doubts arose that forced the accused to acquit. info Court affirms that there were failures in puncture investigation That was the conclusion of judges Roberto Tejeira, Raúl Vergara and Arlene Caballero , …

Economy

Cortizo to finally appoint the new director of CSS (Social Security) Fund.

https://www.prensa.com/sociedad/noche-sabra-nombre-director-CSS_0_5385961359.html The president of the Republic, Laurentino Cortizo , declared in El Espinal de Guararé, in Los Santos, that tonight he will announce the name of the new director of the Social Security Fund (CSS). info President Cortizo: in a month it will be known who will be the new …

Economy

#1 watchdog delivers another “F – You” to the Assembly. Panama will miss Humbert.

https://impresa.prensa.com/panorama/Diputados-beneficiaron-donaciones-Asamblea_0_5379212103.html Deputies and former deputies of different political parties in the country are mentioned in the audits delivered by the Comptroller to the Public Ministry (MP) on the management of contracts and donations from the National Assembly. info ‘That of the forms are guayabitas’: Tito Rodríguez Assembly again prevents the …

Economy

The National Assembly got who they wanted, now let’s see how he does.

https://www.prensa.com/politica/Gerardo-Solis-electo-contralor-Republica_0_5372462726.html The lawyer Gerardo Solís , former electoral attorney and former magistrate of the Electoral Tribunal (TE) , was elected with 68 votes in favor and 2 abstentions by the plenary of the National Assembly , the afternoon of this August 13, as the Comptroller of the Republic, in replacement …

Legal

Lawyers against Martinelli will file a waste of time appeal.

OP ED: James “JB” Bryson– Talk about going through the motions,,,,, https://www.prensa.com/judiciales/Querellantes-presentaran-Corte-Suprema-Justicia_0_5372462709.html The group of lawyers representing the plaintiffs in the case of punctures will present an appeal to the Supreme Court against the verdict of not guilty to former president Ricardo Martinelli . info Court rejects evidence and declares …

Legal

Prosecution still crying foul over judgment. They are missing “the” POINT.

https://impresa.prensa.com/panorama/violacion-debido-proceso_0_5370962916.html The plenary of the Supreme Court said there was no violation of due process. This is how Judge Harry Díaz sums up how the verdict handed down last Friday by the trial court in the case of punctures is in contrast to what was decided by the highest justice …

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Bocas meeting for constitutional reform. 1st bullet point……clean the GD place up.

by James “JB” Bryson OK, finally I can blog about Bocas without talking about machete wielding security guards, and fake people contacting me. PNO is going to take the stance of ADVOCATING Bocas as the forgotten gem of Panama. I have come to discover that Bocas del Toro is actually …

Legal

Gladiator ” I will win the crowd”. Martinelli still has what Varela never could.

OP ED: by James “JB” Bryson– Yesterday he was looking at 21 years, today he is looking at shits and slacks. While some are claiming that justice did not prevail, I say that “justice” was not the issue here. Panama still needs to forge ahead to become a respected country …

Legal

Called It!!! Not Guilty on All Charges.

https://impresa.prensa.com/panorama/Tribunal-rechaza-pruebas-culpable-Martinelli_0_5370212926.html Not guilty of all charges. That was the verdict of Roberto Tejeira, Arlene Caballero and Raúl Vergara , the judges that make up the trial court of the case followed by Ricardo Martinelli for alleged political and peculated espionage. info These are the 4 crimes for which Martinelli would …

Legal

All ears pinned back for the end of today……

http://laestrella.com.pa/panama/nacional/llego-decisivo-para-martinelli/24133685 Today, former president Ricardo Martinelli will face his sentence. He will know if he is guilty or innocent of the four crimes accused by the Public Prosecutor: inviolability of secrecy and follow-up without judicial authorization, in addition to two crimes against public administration in the form of use and embezzlement. …

Politics

Fiery Zulay in a major pissing contest.

https://www.prensa.com/politica/Zulay-Rodriguez-Jorge-Quijano-inmunidad_0_5368713109.html The administrator of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) , Jorge Luis Quijano , responded this Thursday, August 8, to the accusations of the PRD deputy Zulay Rodríguez and accused her of abusing her parliamentary “immunity” to denigrate him “with falsehoods and ravings in the session of the National Assembly. …

Crime

Why deny Prosecution request for more time to investigate ODEBRECHT???

OP ED: James “JB” Bryson– the answer is CLEAR. There are politicians, diplomats, judges, and a ton of people that this Brazilian MOB has paid off over the years. People are in heavy CYA mode. https://www.prensa.com/judiciales/Ministerio-Publico-Odebrecht-notificacion-prorroga_0_5369463007.html The anti-corruption prosecutor Tania Sterling informed on Friday, August 9 that they already have …

Crime

ODEBRECHT case finally seen as what it is…..the IMPUNITY of wealth.

https://www.prensa.com/judiciales/Transparencia-Internacional-Odebrecht-impunidad-corrupcion_0_5369463012.html The Foundation for the Development of Citizen Freedom , a Panamanian chapter of Transparency International (IT) , ensures that the actions of the administration of justice, both in the investigation and prosecution function of the Public Prosecutor’s Office , as well as the resolution function of the Judicial Branch …

Economy

Assembly preparing 20 questions for outgoing Humbert. They hate the guy that calls out their SHIT.

https://www.prensa.com/politica/Asamblea-cuestionario-preguntas-contralor-Humbert_0_5368713091.html The second vice president of the National Assembly , the deputy of Molirena Tito Rodríguez , reported this Thursday, August 8, that they prepare a questionnaire of about 20 questions for the comptroller of the Republic, Federico Humbert . info Assembly again prevents the entry of auditors from the …

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Nearing the end, Prosecution seeking 21 years! I predict all charges thrown out.

https://www.prensa.com/judiciales/Juicio-Martinelli-tribunal-escucha-alegatos_0_5368713087.html The phase of allegations in the oral trial followed by former president Ricardo Martinelli , for alleged political and peculated espionage, began this Thursday, August 8, with almost an hour late. info The Martinelli trial will not be transmitted; the court rejected the prosecutor’s request Ricardo Martinelli trial, in …

Legal

Novela to end Friday- “Le Carnivale de Martinelli”

http://laestrella.com.pa/panama/nacional/viernes-sabra-martinelli-culpable-inocente/24133236 This Friday, August 9, Ricardo Martinelli will know if he is innocent or guilty of four charges charged by the prosecution: against the inviolability of secrecy and the right to privacy, or interception of telecommunications without judicial authorization; monitoring, persecution and surveillance without judicial authorization. To this are added two crimes …

Crime

La Prensa article nails it: The ruling reeks of elitism.

https://impresa.prensa.com/panorama/Fallo-Odebrecht-envia-mensaje-impunidad_0_5365713422.html Former presidential candidate Ricardo Lombana said he is not surprised by the decision of the Second Court of Justice not to grant an extension to investigate the Odebrecht case , since in this case the Judicial Branch has always tried to avoid investigations. info Failure would prevent prosecutors from …

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The Good Ol’ Days: Before $1 Million was paid to secure extradition. Sounds like a bounty to me.

https://www.critica.com.pa/nacional/varela-se-gasto-casi-1-millon-para-extraditar-el-loco-554868 The government of Juan Carlos Varela hired a firm that represented Chavismo and the Sandinistas and paid him about $ 1 million to manage the extradition of ex-president Ricardo Martinelli who had requested the Judicial Branch and was managed by Ambassador Emanuel González Revilla before the US Department of …

Editorial Contribution

Did ODEBRECHT pay bribes during Torrijos and Varela terms? Hmmmmmm

OP ED: “JB”- While I love any expose’ on Odebrecht, the content is pretty funny to me. Superior Court is keeping these time frames out of prosecution and is looking squarely at the Martinelli years. YGBFKM!!! Of course these criminal bastards were paying those administrations. What, they took those years …

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PNO was contacted “apparently” by Red Frog Beach.

by James “JB” Bryson Taking a break from my new role as ref in a 13 year old Hatfield and McCoy’s like dispute, ( I did some fishing yesterday in what was one of the hottest damn days of the year. Fresh sushi on the boat, can’t beat it) and …

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Attn: Newspapers- Expect an incoming threat from Gmail. RFB mum while I am getting hammered.

______________________________________________________________________________ by James “JB” Bryson So let me start by saying I am not and will not have my site PNO get dragged through the mud as a shill for some 15 year old pissing war. (Yeah, I did my digging and I will NOT be the blogger that got …

Bocas del Toro
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PanamaAmerica:RED FROG BEACH. (NOT from PNO.)

https://www.panamaamerica.com.pa/judicial/denuncian-red-frog-de-acaparar-tierras-en-isla-bastimentos-1140157 The Supreme Court of Justice and the National Land Administration Authority (Anati) put an end to a conflict of more than 10 years, where a purchase of 22 hectares of land on Bastimentos Island, in Bocas del Toro, where A five-star eco-luxe tourism project will be developed. With this decision, the Tres Cruces …

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More RED FROG shit, but PNO remains idle.

by James “JB” Bryson So, TWO big pieces of news distributed in the papers about RED FROG BEACH RESORT. One was last week and another today. In BOTH, there are stories and issues brought to light that PANAMANOWONLINE has covered openly for the entirety of 2019. And in BOTH cases, …

Journalism

Porcell is waffling and LATE to the party. With Varela gone she now finds voice.

https://www.panamaamerica.com.pa/judicial/kenia-porcell-asegura-que-el-gobierno-de-juan-carlos-varela-tambien-es-investigado-por-caso The Attorney General of the Nation, Kenya Porcell, tried to defend herself against the accusations that exist against “selectivity of justice”, indicating that in the Odebrecht case all governments have been investigated, including that of former president Juan Carlos Varela .RELATED NEWS They denounce Juan Carlos Varela for receiving …

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New VP putting Varela travel on front street.

OP ED: My post from the past…. http://panamanowonline.com/varela-no-stranger-to-travel-expenses-for-panama/ ‘Juan Carlos Varela was staying in rooms of $ 4,500 and used huge black limousine’ https://www.panamaamerica.com.pa/politica/juan-carlos-varela-se-hospedaba-en-habitaciones-de-4500-y-utilizaba-limusina-negra-enorme The Vice President of the Republic, José Gabriel Carrizo said that in the Government of former President Juan Carlos Varela there were inconceivable expenses both in …

Legal

No longer President,…..Varela not called by prosecution to testify. SHOCKER

OP ED: No shit. PNO showed you the guy at Houston heading to China last week. BOOM https://impresa.prensa.com/panorama/Expresidente-Varela-testificar-juicio-Martinelli_0_5357464290.html Former President Juan Carlos Varela was left without testifying in the trial that is also followed by ex-president Ricardo Martinelli for the punctures. David Cuevas, lawyer for Rosendo Rivera, one of the …

Crime

Public Ministry loophole has Prosecution pissed in ODEBRECHT case.

The Odebrecht case, considered an emblem of corruption in recent years, was left without the expert of the Directorate of Judicial Investigation (DIJ) who was in charge of the financial report of the process. This, as a result of the new National Police authorities removing IDJ investigators who were assigned …

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Some people…. “fell into a burning ring of fire”. JEEZ is the heat coming fast and furious.

By James “JB” Bryson PNO is apparently now the new inter-pleader and sourcing platform for some pretty pissed off people concerning RED FROG BEACH RESORT.  Ever since I made some people aware, quite transparently, of a few shady contact and retraction requests made to me by people I could not verify. Then …