The former presidential candidate Juan Carlos Navarro , of the Democratic Revolutionary Party (PRD) , went to the Metropolitan Prosecutor’s Office on Thursday, April 12, to notify of a lawsuit filed against him by the former ambassador of Panama in Korea, Jaime Lasso , for the alleged crime against him. Honor
Juan Carlos Navarro informs that he has been sued by Jaime Lasso
Navarro is notified of complaints and attacks the TE
As compensation, Lasso is asking Navarro the sum of 3 million dollars, confirmed Rosendo Rivera , defense attorney for the PRD.
The case has its origin in the public denunciations made by Navarro, who declared that the president, Juan Carlos Varela , through Lasso, received bribes for more than 10 million dollars from the Odebrecht construction company, and that these were diverted to the Foundation. Don James
“Justice is totally politicized,” Navarro told the media on Thursday.
He announced that he will request a copy of all the Odebrecht case files in which Lasso, the Don James Foundation and President Varela are mentioned. He will also request that Varela testify.
He considered that the lawsuit against him is the beginning of a “long legal battle”.