Bocas del Toro
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PNO knew this and did NOT post: Legality of Red Frog Titles to be determined by Supreme Court.

OP ED: Steven– I have occasionally jumped on these issues for JB since the rhetoric and nasty comments from the “Bocas Brigade” ramped up. To be clear, PNO was aware of these issues from lawyers requesting information from us which was refused, and others contacting us from email. I am …

"JB"
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This should be STUNNING!! C’mon Nito….Open Your Eyes!!

OP ED: James “JB” Bryson: I hope all my readers and any visitors to PNO.com can take the time to go back in our archives and see what a STAUNCH supporter of Nito Cortizo we were during the past year. OPENLY supporting him. I am not foolish enough to imply …

Crime

Will Supreme Court grant additional term to prosecute Odebrecht?? Or will people continue to CYA?

https://www.prensa.com/judiciales/caso-odebrecht-queda-en-manos-de-la-corte/ The Odebrecht case was now in the hands of the Supreme Court of Justice. This court must decide whether or not to grant an additional term to the investigation carried out by the Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor to continue investigating bribes paid by the construction company in Panama. The process remained …

Legal

Martinelli officially files complaints against Porcell and Varela

https://www.prensa.com/impresa/panorama/despues-de-la-posicion-de-eu-martinelli-pone-querellas/ After knowing that the United States Department of State will inform the Public Prosecutor’s Office (MP) that the former president Ricardo Martinelli does not apply the principle of specialty and, therefore, other processes can be advanced, his lawyers filed complaints against the former head of MP Kenya Porcell, and …

Legal

So far, No good Nito. This is some Quid pro Quo Bullshit.

So much for his big speech. This lady was as dirty as the day is long. https://www.prensa.com/impresa/panorama/procuraduria-no-admite-querella-contra-porcell-por-asunto-laboral/ The Office of the Public Prosecutor dismissed a complaint against the Attorney General of the Nation, Kenya Porcell, filed by a former Public Ministry (MP) official for alleged abuse of authority and violation of the duties of …

Bocas del Toro
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To the “Bocas Brigade” both PRO and CON. PNO not driving the boat.

OP ED: Steven- To the loyal contributors that seemingly keep sending stuff to “JB” (even during the holidays), I must say your resolve is admirable. In light of the fact that I, even more than he have stated, are not interested in being the new “Bocasleaks“. Already we have done …

Editorial Contribution

Keeping a keen eye if Nito can walk the walk. We have some stuff sent that will test resolve.

OP ED: Steven- JB re-posted an article last week where the newly elected President went out of his way to state to the world that Panama in open for business. Meaning “clean” business and not “dirty” business. I personally feel that Panama is the World Lightweight Champion in under the …

Editorial Contribution

Who said a lawyer is perfect?STEVE’S LEGAL OP-ED.

OP ED: Regrettably over the past 7 or 8 months, I have had to more or less oversee what James is dealing with on his site. It started with “hey can you take a look at this?”, and has turned into me reading through about 15-20 emails per week. I …

Legal

Ulloa to become new face of justice for Cortizo administration.

The Attorney General of the Nation is one of the most powerful men after the President of the Republic. Perhaps that is one of the reasons why in the last ten years, a term that indicates the Constitution as validity of his appointment, five people before the newly appointed have sat …

Crime

Peru essentially indicts former “VP” over Odebrecht bribes.

https://www.prensa.com/mundo/peru-juez-envia-a-prision-a-exnumero-dos-del-presidente-vizcarra-por-caso-odebrecht/ A judge sent César Villanueva , former number two of the current Peruvian government on Wednesday , accused of obstructing the investigations against him for allegedly receiving illegal payments from the Brazilian construction company Odebrecht a decade ago. “I declare the request of the Prosecutor’s Office for 18 months of preventive detention against César Villanueva …

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 …

"JB"
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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 …

Legal

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 …

Legal
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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 …

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 …

Editorial Contribution
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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 …

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 …

"JB"

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 …

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

#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 …

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 …

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. …

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 …

Legal
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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 …