Legal

Varela leaning heavily on Martinelli for “Varelaleaks”

https://www.laestrella.com.pa/nacional/191113/191114-piden-investigar-origen-contenido-varelaleaks After the announcement of the resignation of the Attorney General of the Nation, Kenya Porcel, after making known the so-called “Varelaleaks”, various reactions from political sectors and civil society have emerged, both nationally and internationally. For the former president of Transparency International José Ugaz, the resignation of the Attorney …

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Just a little tidbit for PNO followers, as “privacy” is ruling the day.

OP ED: James “JB” Bryson: Since all of us are now reading of the Martinelli “punctures”, and now Varelaleaks, I still have some lingering questions about the “who” and the “why” behind certain things myself. Though admittedly not nearly as high profile. As I post each day with my own …

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Every case she touched has to be looked at now.

https://www.prensa.com/judiciales/investigaciones-iniciadas-administracion-Kenia-Porcell_0_5440705960.html During the administration of prosecutor Kenya Porcell, the Public Ministry has conducted 105 high-profile investigations, mostly related to crimes against public administration, money laundering and corruption. Among some of the most emblematic causes advanced in this period is the investigation for peculation and money laundering generated by the payment …

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PORCELL OUT!! Here comes the fallout.

https://impresa.prensa.com/panorama/Kenia-Porcell-Cortizo-designara-procurador_0_5440705969.html “I am not attached to the position, I have made the decision to submit the resignation, because I want an investigation to be done accordingly.” Thus, during an interview with Radio Panama , the Attorney General of the Nation, Kenya Porcell, announced yesterday to the country that he will …

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Varela claims Martinelli behind leaks……….NO SHIT you filthy Judas!! Opus Dei mistress having MFer.

OP ED: Sorry people, but did Varela state from Shanghai, that he feels Martinelli is behind his leaked communications???? Did he hire Scooby Doo and Shaggy to handle the case? My reaction is one of “No Shit”. The guy benefits from serving as VP. Fractures the party. Immediately turns of …

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Porcell revealed as FRAUD. Acted as a personal shield for Varela with ODEBRECHT.

https://www.laestrella.com.pa/nacional/191106/191107-consejos-recibia-varela-ministerio- The way in which the then President Juan Carlos Varela and the current Attorney General of the Nation, Kenya Porcell , were inexplicable. It extended beyond a parallel hand of justice, as this newspaper revealed in a series of reports detailing the Executive’s interference in criminal cases investigated by the Public Ministry . It was more …

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No reply from Varela- “former President is at a Trade show in Shanghai”.

OP ED: No shit, we showed him flying there MONTHS ago. LMFAO. One of the benefits of granting multiple billion dollar contracts to China while in office. Martinelli went to Miami after ending his term, why is old Carlos settling in a Communist country on the other side of the …

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Once again….PNO has been all over this shit. Are you kidding me?

OP ED: James “JB” Bryson– Now I have spent the better part of the past 6 months explaining to various sorts that I am NOT a journalist. Just a guy that likes to write and has an interest in some very distinct topics. POLITICS being one of them. And with …

Crime

ODEBRECHT update: Payoff train pulls into Peru.

https://www.prensa.com/mundo/Peru-condenan-preventiva-escandalo-Odebrecht_0_5435456411.html The Judicial Branch of Peru issued 18 months of preventive detention against 14 of the 16 legal arbitrators accused of favoring the Brazilian construction company Odebrecht to the detriment of the State, within the framework of a great corruption scandal. Jorge Chavez, magistrate of the Third Court of Investigation …

International Relations

“Batshit” crazy Morales invites International community to audit elections.

https://www.laestrella.com.pa/internacional/america/191026/evo-eeuu-votos-invita-brasil The president of Bolivia, Evo Morales, invited on Saturday the foreign ministers of Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and the United States to visit the country to do an audit of the votes in the general elections and said that if the fraud is verified, he will summon a Second round. …

Politics

Shady Roux already taking shots at Cortizo.

https://www.prensa.com/politica/mal-termina-Roux-reformas-constitucionales_0_5429457006.html The constitutional reforms that this Monday, October 28, would be approved in the third debate in the National Assembly continue to generate questions between different sectors of civil society. info Reforms impose another limitation on independents Guilds reject goals to reform project This time, who refers to the issue …

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Welcoming Steven to the TC and RFB/OGI debate. He has the floor for PNO.

OP ED: Editorial on behalf of PNO and for the benefit of Mr.James Bryson.My name is Steven, and I am an BAR regulated and Licensed Attorney at Law. I am able to litigate Federal proceedings in both the State of Florida as well as the State of New York. I am not …

Politics

Surprise, Surprise, …Zulay in another spat.

https://www.prensa.com/politica/Mirones-premisa-aumentado-indices-delictivos_0_5416708305.html An unexpected recess had to be decreed by the president of the National Assembly, Marcos Castilleros, when there was an intense crossing of words between the Minister of Security, Rolando Mirones, and the official deputy Zulay Rodríguez. The exchange of questions and answers for allegations of alleged irregular rise, …

Journalism

Martinelli taking a page from Trump with legal attacks against “Noticias Falsas”.

OP ED: Or “Fake News” as the US rallying cry is. https://www.laestrella.com.pa/nacional/191007/sip-cuestiona-denuncias-martinelli-periodistas The Inter-American Press Association (IAPA) questioned the “abuse of the judicial system” by former President Ricardo Martinelli with the filing of criminal complaints and civil lawsuits against journalists and the media. “The exorbitant sums that are being claimed …

International Relations

Colombia experiencing it’s own “Punctures” type case, as popular ex President faces court.

OP ED: James “JB” Bryson– As the novela that was the Martinelli trial has come to closure here in Panama, it is interesting to see that Columbia is now going through the a similar issue. One of the more popular leaders is now experiencing a judicial procedure that can certainly …

Politics

Laurentino and Varela spar via TWITTER.

https://www.prensa.com/politica/Colon-manzana-discordia-Varela-Cortizo_0_5409209127.html The speech of President Laurentino Cortizo during the extended Cabinet Council, held on Tuesday October 1 in the province of Colon, led to the ex-president Juan Carlos Varela criticara in his Twitter account the statements made by the ruler. Almost at 8:00 pm, Varela tweeted in his account “unfortunate …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …