Lawyers keep challenging, as Martinelli keeps winning. Warranted or not, Panama chooses him.

Politics

The lawyer Jorge Hernán Rubio presented this Saturday February 2 a complaint challenging the nomination of former President Ricardo Martinelli as a deputy of the circuit 8-8.

Rubio, an ex-member of the Partido Popular (PP) , explained that Martinelli – nominated by the Alianza party – is currently being held in the El Renacer prison, which “is located on the main road to Gamboa, district of Cristobal, district of Colón, Colon province”.

“In compliance with the provisions of numeral 3 of article 56 of Decree 12 of March 21, 2018, we consider that the address previously reported is that of the defendant,” that is, in Colón, he said.

The circuit 8-8 includes the districts of Don Bosco, Juan Díaz, Parque Lefevre, Río Abajo and San Francisco of the province of Panama.

However, Luis Eduardo Camacho, spokesman for the former president, said that it is a “chimba complaint”, because according to the Penitentiary System, El Renacer prison is located in Panama.

 

Please follow and like us:
No Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Politics
Panamanians living abroad getting ready for absentee ballots or (RERE)

Since last April 23, Panamanians living abroad who registered in the Register of Resident Voters Abroad (RERE) began the voting process through the Internet. Until midnight on Thursday, May 2 (Panama time), the 7 thousand 725 Panamanian voters are authorized to exercise their right to vote (only for the office …

Politics
Countdown continues as all parties prepare they’re final push. ELECTION 2019

D day is approaching. Only nine days left until the end of the political campaign , which will end on May 2 next. Therefore, in the last hours the presidential candidates have concentrated on refining their strategies to convince the electorate. The PRD resorts to the figure of Omar Torrijos …

Politics
15 Days and Counting: Signs point to showdown between PRD and CD. Cortizo still comfortably ahead.

To fifteen days for the presidential elections of May 2019, an opinion study conducted by the company StratMark Consultores SA for Protesa and La Estrella de Panama suggests that the results of the elections will be a duel between the candidates of two parties opponents. So far the results of …