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Back on Venezuelan soil, Guaido is calling for a state of emergency.

Venezuelan President-in-Charge Juan Guaidó announced on Sunday that he will ask Parliament on Monday to declare a “state of alarm” in Venezuela over the blackout that has kept almost the entire country collapsed since last Thursday, in order to request international assistance. The ‘agony’ of waiting for electric power to …

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EU cancels existing “blacklist” that included Panama as high risk for financial crimes.

It was an open secret, but this Thursday it became official. EU countries unanimously cancel the money laundering list that includes Panama The 28 countries that make up the European Union (EU) formally knocked down the ‘black’ list drawn up by the Commission that included Panama on the grounds that …

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Guaido returns to Venezuela, with a little help from COPA and Panama. Still a threat to be arrested

“We are going to recover our democracy, without any doubt, our freedom, at the service of our country,” enunciated the Venezuelan deputy Juan Guaidó through the open microphone. His words caused a stir on board the Copa Airlines flight 254, which departed from the Tocumen air terminal on Monday, at 8:55 …

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As if on cue, Russia opposes US support of Guaido, and intervention into Latin American stability.

Statements by National Security Adviser to the White House, John Bolton, show the intentions of the United States to impose its political model on Latin America, declared today the head of Latin America of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia, Alexander Schetinin. “This is something totally unacceptable and shows …

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United States stands in prompt defiance of Maduro, will defend any acts of violence against Guaido.

The vice president of the United States, Mike Pence, warned on Monday that any threat to the security of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó will have a “quick response”, as the politician arrived in his country after visiting several South American nations. Juan Guaidó arrives in Venezuela by international airport …

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Guaido received in Brazil as a legitimate leader.

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó , recognized by some 50 countries as interim president of his country and seeking more resolute support from Brazil, arrived early Thursday at Brasilia, local press reported, and will be received in the afternoon hours. by President Jair Bolsonaro, before his announced return to Caracas, …

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Crack in the armor of Maduro: Sr.Military Official already distances from Maduro

A senior official of the Armed Forces of Venezuela declared himself in disobedience against the president, Nicolás Maduro, on Tuesday night, encouraging the reports about the discomfort among the military. Brazil prepares operations to deliver humanitarian aid Maduro challenges Guaidó to call elections to ‘give him a roll’ In the …

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Ortega administration hands down 216 years of prison………….for Protesting!!!

The Nicaraguan justice imposed on Monday sentences to more than 200 years of prison to the opposition leaders Medardo Mairena and Pedro Mena for participating last year in the violent protests against Daniel Ortega’s government, his lawyer told AFP. Mairena was sentenced to 216 years in prison for “terrorism” and …

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Human Rights Watch warn that military intervention only supports Maduro narrative.

A military intervention in Venezuela would only serve to reinforce the narrative of Nicolás Maduro, according to Human Rights Watch (HRW) responsible for America, José Miguel Vivanco, for whom the key to a solution for the country is the increase in international pressure . “There is no appetite in Latin …

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US advising Venezuela military to support Guaido or “lose everything” as rhetoric rises.

US President Donald Trump on Monday encouraged the Venezuelan military to accept the amnesty offered by opposition leader Juan Guaidó and break ranks with President Nicolás Maduro , or else “they will lose everything.” “They can choose between accepting the generous offer of amnesty from the president in charge of …

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US not ruling out intervention to bring end to unrest in Venezuela

The leader of the Committee of Armed Services of the US Senate, James Inhofe, admitted on Tuesday that a military intervention in Venezuela is an option that “is on the table” and warned that the possible presence of Russian troops in the country South American could be a turning point. …

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Jose Gabriel Carrizo, En formula del PRD y en la mira de los Panameñistas

EDITORIAL CONTRIBUTION:   READ CONTRIBUTING LINK:https://impresa.prensa.com/panorama/Carrizo-formula-PRD_0_5228477141.html Contribución Editorial:  Alberto Stanziola A pocas horas de el Anuncio de que este Joven abogado, empresario y profesional fuera designado por Laurentino Cortizo como su compañero de formula los Panameñistas han empezado a atacar su imagen, cuestionan su trayectoria y hasta se esta comentando de …

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US recognizes Guaido as leader of VENEZUELA

The US president, Donald Trump, announced that he will recognize as president of Venezuela, Juan Guaidó, current head of the National Assembly of the South American country. According to representatives of EFE, Trump revealed his decision in a statement, minutes after Guaidó announced that he “assumes” the powers of the …

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INTERNATIONAL: Guaido sworn in as President of Venezuela in opposition of unrecognized Maduro.

The president of the Venezuelan Parliament, Juan Guaidó, announced on Wednesday that he assumes the powers of the Executive within the framework of what he called the fight against the “usurpation” of the Presidency by Nicolás Maduro, which he considers “illegitimate”. “Today, January 23, 2019, in my capacity as president …

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Pope arrives Wednesday: Speaks of hypocrisy of Religion vs Vanity. IMO- Varela

OP ED: James “JB” Bryson Please read this article about how the Pope feels, in anticipation of his monumental visit to Panama, of how he feels there is a conflict between those that espouse the virtues of Faith, while not practicing them. Those that succumb to Vanity. I “personally” wrote …

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UPDATE: OAS breaks relations with Venezuela, refuses to recognize Maduro legitimacy.

The Organization of American States ( OAS ) resolved to ignore the legitimacy of the second presidency of Venezuela that took on Thursday Nicolás Maduro . Nicolás Maduro swears in for a new term Nicolás Maduro starts second term in the middle of the worst context Meanwhile, Paraguayan President Mario …

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Maduro implies threats to group that does not recognize legitimacy of new term

President Nicolás Maduro warned the Lima Group on Wednesday that he will take tough diplomatic measures if he does not rectify his position on Venezuela in 48 hours, on the eve of assuming a new term of six years, whose legitimacy does not recognize that bloc. Latin American and Caribbean …

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Tension mounts as Maduro ousts Colombian diplomat.

The Venezuelan government agreed Thursday on the expulsion of a Colombian consular official as a reciprocal measure to a similar action that Bogotá agreed against an employee of the Venezuelan Embassy in that city, an action that further cracks the strained relations between the two countries. Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge …

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Christmas Wish: Ortega rule hopeful to crumble! Nicaragua bloodshed to end!

The government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega is in a “terminal crisis”, without direction and with the economy collapsed after eight months of protests, while leading the repression against human rights organizations and the media, he said in an interview with the AFP Carlos Fernando Chamorro, journalist critical of the …

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Eyes on Bolivia as corrupt Morales seeks 4th term.

La Estrella:   The Supreme Electoral Court of Bolivia authorized more than 3,000 precincts throughout the country for the militants of the eight presidential binomials to vote in the primaries, prior to the 2019 elections, said that electoral body yesterday. According to a communiqué from that court, 3,751 electoral precincts …

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Chinese hand release continues during visit- Varela grants 4th bridge to China firm

The President of the Republic, Juan Carlos Varela, delivered the order to proceed to the Consorcio Panama Cuatro Puente, formed by the companies China Communications Construcction Company Ltd and China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd, for the start of the work. The fourth bridge over the Panama Canal is a work …

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Varela stance on China is in direct opposition to the US.

The President of China, Xi Jinping , is already on Monday, December 3, the Palace of the Herons. This, as part of the official agenda for his first visit to the isthmus. In the Palacio de las Garzas, Xi was received by the president Juan Carlos Varela, with whom, immediately …

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Interesting CHINA, US, and……….PANAMA blog.

At the end of November the G20 , the group of 20 countries of the most important economies in the world , will meet in Buenos Aires, Argentina . The United States, Mexico and Canada will sign the revised Naphtha, which will henceforth be called Usmca. Argentina will seek an …

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It seems US agrees with PNO.com; Criticizes Varela and Panama for siding with China and freezing Taiwan

OP ED: James “JB” Bryson- Look at my PNO.com archive about the decisions of the “Opus Dei” President of Panama Varela. I am not even in the need to type more. I am all over this stuff.   US Vice President Mike Pence criticized China on Friday for convincing Panama, …

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BURNS MY ASS: Varela is purported “Opus Dei”- some education versus evidence.

by James “JB” Bryson OK, by now anyone can see that I have a strong distaste for politics in general. I would be a hypocrite if I, as an American Ex-Pat, only pointed my daggers towards the current Panamanian administration. My country of birth is RIFE with hypocrisy, and as …

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Surprise. Varela back in CHINA.

The President of the Republic, Juan Carlos Varela, arrived after 4:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 7, local time (Tuesday, November 6 at 3:00 p.m.) at the Pudong International Airport in Shanghai. The president was received by the Chancellor of the People’s Republic of China, Qin Gang, who visited Panama on …

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Netanyahu on US attack: “horrible Anti-Semitic violence”, as world mourns victims

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday expressed his solidarity with the United States and the victims of a “horrible anti-Semitic” attack in a synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where an individual killed several people before surrendering. Several killed in shooting in a synagogue in Pittsburgh, United States “I am distressed …

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Varela preparing to kiss major ass, as US Secretary of State arriving on surprise visit.

The surprise visit of Mike Pompeo will be for a day and will meet with President Juan Carlos Varela and Chancellor Isabel de Saint Malo The Secretary of State of the United States, Mike Pompeo, will be on an official visit tomorrow in Panama.This was reported by the US embassy …

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Varela appeals to UN as Panama grows in the Cocaine production World

The president of Panama, Juan Carlos Varela, called today in Vienna at a meeting of the UN to greater international cooperation to address the “exponential” increase in the production of cocaine and other drugs in Latin America, and warned of the growing violence related with drug trafficking. “I want to …

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So Two Morons and a Beautiful Woman walk into a bar, the first Moron says,……….

During his participation in the General Assembly of the United Nations , the president of Panama, Juan Carlos Varela, was reunited with the president of the United States, Donald Trump, and his wife, Melania . The Panamanian president shared an image in his Twitter account, where he appears posing with his American counterpart and the first lady. He …